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4WD and Jet Boat Adventure from Christchurch
"Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel lobby. At approximately 8:30am your exciting adventure will start. Enjoy a scenic drive from Christchurch with commentary by your informative and entertaining Kiwi guide.Four-wheel drive on a work where you will see spectacular scenery from the High Country over the Canterbury Plains. After this get your adrenaline pumping with a 45-minute jet boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri River including all the thrills and spins on the Hamilton Jet.Enjoy a Kiwi style BBQ lunch and after lunch you will be transferred you back to your Christchurch accommodation. This is a fantastic day for those wanting to get out of the city for just over half a day.""""Join this tour to experience this exciting 4WD and jet boat package. Enjoy a scenic 4WD adventure in the High Country of Canterbury as well as a thrilling 45-minute jet boat ride. With a delicious BBQ lunch included you are sure to have a blast. You’ll be delivered back to your Christchurch accommodation mid-afternoon."
From NZD279.00
 
Full-Day Alpine Safari 4WD tour including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch
Your day will begin with a pickup from your Christchurch accommodation in one of our purpose built land cruises. From there you will be taken into the High Country where you can enjoy a 2-hour off-road adventure on a working sheep and cattle station. Take"""The Alpine Safari Tour is an all-inclusive full-day tour which includes a scenic four-wheel drive adventure a thrilling jet boat ride a short nature walk a Kiwi style barbecue lunch and a return journey from Arthurs Pass to Christchurch on the world famous TranzAlpine Train."title=Highlights&1=Full-day+adventure+by+4WD%2C+boat+and+train&2=Ride+across+a+working+sheep+and+cattle+station&3=Explore+the+rugged+landscape+of+New+Zealand%27s+South+Island&4=Cruise+the+Waimakariri+River&5=Take+the+famous+TranzAlpine+train+through+the+m
From NZD429.00
 
Full-Day Kaikoura Tour from Christchurch
"This full-day tour includes a scenic drive from Christchurch over the Canterbury Plains before arriving in Kaikoura. Once in Kaikoura make your way to a lookout to enjoy the breath-taking views. Next make your way around to a seal colony before heading into Kaikoura for some free time to explore and maybe have some lunch. Then board a modern catamaran for an exciting whale watch tour. This tour offers up-close encounters with the giant sperm pods of dusky dolphins and endangered wandering albatross.On the return journey to Christchurch you have the opportunity to stop and enjoy a wine tasting from a local vineyard. A perfect way to end a fantastic day.""""Leave the city behind and come on a scenic 4WD journey over the Canterbury Plains. This tour is sure to suit everyone with an included whale watch tour on a modern catamaran
From NZD320.00

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Canterbury Crusaders Rugby

The most important news is that the Crusaders are still the best rugby (Union) team in the world. Last night they beat the Waratahs (from Canberra) in the final of the Super 14 league 20:12. The most...
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Paragliding

I do not do paragliding but visiting friends of mine have enjoyed it very much in the Port Hills. Along the Summit Road there are several fine spots for the start, one at Castle Rock which is a very...
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Cricket

If the Black Caps - the national team - do not play the ninetieth test against Sri Lanka or whichever team in AMI Stadium (formerly: Jade Stadium) cricket takes place in other locations and all...
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Rowing

There are lots of sports you can do around Christchurch, but we weren't after anything too adventurous. Canoeing was ideal for us, because it was in the city. Nothing required (not even lifejackets,...
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Tennis

If you love tennis you can play in Hagley Park for nearly nothing. The Hagley Park Tennis Club welcomes casual players and charges only NZ$ 10. There are even some locations in Christchurch where you...
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Rugby - The way God intended it.

If you are headed to Canterbury, one of the most important things to note is that Rugby is the one and only sport that matters in New Zealand. Kiwi mothers will support their children's every wish...
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Phar Lap

Horse Racing...and for all Australiens, eat ya heart out: Phar Lap was born on a Farm in TEMUKA/NEW ZEALANDbefore he became the Racehorse the two Countries are fighting about, he mustered Cattle on...
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May 06, 2005

Our Team

Rugby, Crusaders Team all eligible Canterbury Rugby player can be drafted into the team to play the Super 12 Rugby between Australia, South Africa and New Zealand teams. the Crusader took the title 3...
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Hockey

at Porrit Park Hockey Stadium, where national and international games are held..NZ Hockey Teams..Women and Men rank amongst the 6th Best in the world, especially the men playing well at the moment :-)...
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Apr 12, 2005

Sports mad Canterbury&NZ

rowing, canoeing and kayaking are great watersports Canterbury and indeed NZ takes more often then not Center stage..many Goldmedal's have been won at the Olympics, the picture shows one of the...
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449 Memorial Ave, (formerly Quality Hotel), Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, 1409, New Zealand
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146 Esplanade,, Kaikoura, 7300, New Zealand
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Top Things to Do in Canterbury

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City Center

Our time in Christchurch was limited to a day and a half as we were leaving Christchurch in the afternoon for a flight to Sydney. With this in mind decided that an easy way of seeing something of...
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Castle Hill

Look familiar? Castle Hill was the site of the battle scens in the movie 'Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe'. It is in a privately owned station on the road from Christchurch...
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Whale Watch Kaikoura

Kaikoura's Whale Watch is a great way to get off the shore and see some unique wildlife. Great for kids and adults, they offer many tours throughout the day and have good, competent and knowledgeable...
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Church of the Good Shepherd

Situated on the edge of Lake Tekapo the church was built in 1935 and the first church built in the Mackenzie Basin. Because the Church of the Good Shepherd has caught the attention of the world,many...
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Ashburton Aviation Museum

Located at the old World War II Ashburton Airport, the Aviation Museum is worth a visit for any aviation enthusiasts. You find an interesting array of aircraft from New Zealands flying history. The...
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International Antarctic Centre

The Snow Storm room at the International Antarctic Centre is a well sealed safe environment with real snow. The temperature is set at -4C but at pre-determined times during the day a 'storm' occurs...
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"Home of the Red and Black"
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"Canterbury"
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"Canterbury - Home of the Crusaders"
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"Journey to Mount Hutt"
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