Canterbury & Mt Cook Visitor Guide

Canterbury & Mt Cook New Zealand

Great New Zealand Canterbury & Mt Cook Travel Guide features up to date Canterbury & Mt Cook tourist information on hotels and other accommodation, activities and attractions, tours, transport options, booking deals and more.

The Canterbury region lies between the mountains and the sea in the South Island of New Zealand. This large region features spectacular scenery including the Southern Alps, Mount Cook National Park, the Canterbury Plains and wild Pacific coastline.

Canterbury has huge range of activities and experiences for visitors including outdoor adventures, hiking tracks, wildlife encounters, scenic flights & ballooning and gourmet food and wines. Go skiing and snowboarding at Mt Hutt, taste premium wines at Waipara Valley wineries and relax in the thermal hot pools at Hanmer Springs.

Highlights of the Mt Cook MacKenzie region include flightseeing at Aoraki Mt Cook, the Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo, Twizel’s black stilt visitor hide and stargazing tours at Mt John Observatory.

Great New Zealand Canterbury Travel Guide includes accommodation and tourism services for Arthurs Pass, Hurunui / North Canterbury, Hanmer Springs, Methven / Mt Hutt, Ashburton, Timaru and Geraldine. Also the Mt Cook / MacKenzie region including Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park, Lake Tekapo, Twizel and Omarama.

For tourism services in the Christchurch area including Akaroa, please see the Christchurch Travel Guide

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