Despite a devastating earthquake in February 2011, Christchurch remains the gateway to the Canterbury region and New Zealand's South Island. Part of central Christchurch is still cordened off for safety, but more and more of the city is now open for business.
Experience 2 essential New Zealand attractions - the Kiwi and a Maori concert - in one memorable evening tour. Enjoy an evening buffet dinner and experience a Maori cultural evening, then take a tour of a nature reserve where you can see Kiwi birds in their natural habitat.
A must for movie fans, this tour will take you to see how a peaceful mountain was transformed into Edoras for the Lord of the Rings movies. Take a 4x4 ride, enjoy a champagne picnic and relive your favourite movie scenes.
Travel from Christchurch to Springfield by road, then join the world famous TranzAlpine train for a spectacular journey through the Southern Alps to Arthur's Pass, then enjoy an exhilarating jet boat ride and watch a sheep shearing demonstration.
This guided trip is great way to see how Christchurch is recovering from the earthquake of 2011. Hear about the plans to rebuild the city and re-establish some of its most iconic buildings. Travel out of town to the coast and take in spectacular views of the Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains.