Canterbury's patchwork plains are framed by the ocean and the Alps, bringing a wide variety of attractions for visitors.
Canterbury is nothing short of breath-taking, with an abundance of natural highlights. Visit iconic Christchurch attractions before travelling further afield to discover a diverse natural playground. From the Pacific Ocean, ancient volcanic peninsula and wondrous marine life, to lush vineyards, pristine glacial lakes and the majestic Southern Alps, you'll find something special in Canterbury.
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Christchurch and Canterbury Regional Tourism Organisation (Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism)
Climate & Weather:
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