NZ Christchurch Hagley Park
NZ Christchurch sunset
NZ Christchurch Aerial view of Lyttelton port from the top of Christchurch Gondola Station at Port Hills

Most travellers use Christchurch as a base for exploring the south island, but there is plenty to see in this upwardly-mobile city. Hit by a series of earthquakes between 2010-13 that destroyed many of its buildings, Christchurch is now an intriguing mix of cutting-edge architecture and historic buildings.

14 days

New Zealand wildlife and waterways

New Zealand in two weeks
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11 days

Bay of Islands and South Island escape

Off-the-beaten path New Zealand
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13 days

South Island wildlife route

Whale-watching, birding and wildlife on New Zealand’s south island
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14 days

New Zealand self drive

Wine, wildlife and winding roads
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10 days

Southern adventure loop

Thrill seeking around South Island
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20 days

North to south white knuckle

Epic adventures from North to South Island
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Christchurch Tours

New Zealand Wanderer

The best of the north with a taste of the south

12 daysFrom NZ$3,609
Destinations Rotorua, Coromandel, Kaikoura, Auckland, Lake Taupo, Christchurch, Wellington
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Active, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

Amplified New Zealand

Total Kiwi experience

16 daysFrom NZ$2,849
Destinations Queenstown, Lake Tekapo, Rotorua, Coromandel, Kaikoura, Wanaka, Auckland, Franz Josef Glacier, Lake Taupo, Christchurch, Wellington
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Active, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

Epic New Zealand

The full NZ experience

23 daysFrom NZ$4,227
Destinations Queenstown, Lake Tekapo, Rotorua, Coromandel, Kaikoura, Wanaka, Auckland, Franz Josef Glacier, Lake Taupo, Christchurch, Wellington
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Active, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

New Zealand Uncovered

Explore everything New Zealand has to offer

20 daysFrom NZ$6,174
Destinations Queenstown, Lake Tekapo, Rotorua, Coromandel, Kaikoura, Wanaka, Auckland, Franz Josef Glacier, Lake Taupo, Christchurch, Wellington
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Active, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

South Island Lick

Mountains, glaciers and the adventure capital of the world

7 daysFrom NZ$1,259
Destinations Queenstown, Lake Tekapo, Wanaka, Franz Josef Glacier, Christchurch
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities

Southern Pioneer

The best of New Zealand's south island

10 daysFrom NZ$3,324
Destinations Queenstown, Lake Tekapo, Wanaka, Franz Josef Glacier, Christchurch
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities

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