Activities and Attractions
Canterbury & Mt Cook

Canterbury & Mt Cook offers a wide range of tourist attractions and activities for visitors. Outdoor recreation, adventure activities, attractions for all ages & interests, wildlife & nature, restaurants & cafes, entertainment and shopping. Other tourism related services include venues for functions, conferences and weddings and professional organisers.

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Select Canterbury & Mt Cook attractions and activities from the listings below. Featured "Canterbury & Mt Cook Activities" are at the top of the list.

Includes 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. To find listings in specific areas of Canterbury, please select a sub region from the list below. For tourism services in the Christchurch area including Akaroa, please go to the Christchurch Travel Guide

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EARTH & SKY MT JOHN OBSERVATORY, LAKE TEKAPO
New Zealand's Premier Day and Night Attraction
On a Mt JOHN OBSERVATORY NIGHT TOUR Astronomy Guides navigate you across the night-sky using powerful lasers & telescopes. Enjoy your coffee with spectacular scenery at the Astro Cafe. Imagine viewing day-time stars, then visiting NZ's largest telescope!

In Lake Tekapo Attractions
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Mt John Tekapo Telescope
Visit Waimakariri Perfect countryside destination to stay on holiday, 20 mins north of Christchurch.
Stacy Squires Photography Diverse range of photography covering the whole Canterbury region.
Air Safaris Scenic Flights Mt Cook Franz Josef Every seat a window seat. Get the big picture!
Brinkley Resort Methven Hotel & apartment accommodation near Mt Hutt ski area
Skydiving Kiwis Ltd Personalised skydiving experiences! Only 1.5 hours South of Christchurch.
Official Visitors Guide to Methven Mt Hutt  find accommodation, activities, ski deals, events & more.
Plai-Fah Thai Cooking Class, Fairlie Thai cooking classes held in Fairlie.
The Brown Pub, Methven Mt Hutt Village A true kiwi country pub with a warm, friendly atmosphere.
The Blue Pub, Methven Mt Hutt Village THE place to be after a day's skiing, golf, hiking or fishing.
SNAP! Wedding Photography Some of the best wedding photography around? Judge for yourself...
Country Feasts Catering For every event that requires a caterer in Canterbury

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Backtrax Quad Bike Tours
Priced from: $145
Located in the alpine village of Hanmer Springs we are the quad biking specialists. Tours... . . . .
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Backtrax Quad Bike Tours
Wai ariki Farm Park, Cafe & Gallery
Priced from: $35
A farm park for all ages, get up close & personal! For a... . . . .
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Wai ariki Farm Park, Cafe & Gallery
Thrillseekers Adventures
Priced from: $35
Thrillseekers Adventures is the region's first established jetboat operation. Situated above the scenic Waiau Gorge,... . . . .
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Thrillseekers Adventures
Mount Olympus
Priced from: $100
The powder paradise of the South Island. Only two hours drive from Christchurch, Mt Olympus... . . . .
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Mount Olympus
The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre
Priced from: $27
?It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves? A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary,... . . . .
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The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre
Glacier Explorers
Priced from: $145
The Trip: An incredible encounter with The Tasman Glacier and it's terminal lake. Depart from... . . . .
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Glacier Explorers
Tasman Valley 4WD & Argo Tours
Priced from: $75
Mt Cook, New Zealand offers the perfect terrain for adventurous 4WD and off road tours... . . . .
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Tasman Valley 4WD & Argo Tours
Mt Cook Salmon Ltd
Priced from: $3
Mt Cook Salmon is the worlds highest salmon farm, 677m above sea leave. This farm... . . . .
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Mt Cook Salmon Ltd
Alps 2 Ocean Cycleway Tours
Priced from: $0
Alps2OceanCycleway.co.nz organises fully supported bike tours along the new Alps 2 Ocean Cycleway in the... . . . .
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Alps 2 Ocean Cycleway Tours
Big Al's SnowSports
Priced from: $23
Our staff are dedicated snowboarders and skiers who have grown up on Mount Hutt before... . . . .
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Big Al's SnowSports
Jace's Ski Hutt
Priced from: $18
Jace's Ski Hutt was established in 2002 with a new attitude towards quality and service... . . . .
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Jace's Ski Hutt
Alpine Sports Methven Mt Hutt
Priced from: $30
Introducing Alpine Sports, Methven's newest Snow Sports Store. Located in the European Chalet on Main... . . . .
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Alpine Sports Methven Mt Hutt
Tekapo Springs
Priced from: $16
Tekapo Springs The ultimate day out, with something for everyone, from seasoned skaters... . . . .
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Tekapo Springs
Roundhill Ski Area
Priced from: $222
See Aoraki Mt Cook towering above the Southern Alps while the turquoise waters of Lake... . . . .
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Roundhill Ski Area
Roundhill Ski Field
Priced from: $222
Ski or Snowboard in the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. Roundhill is... . . . .
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Roundhill Ski Field
Helibike.com
Priced from: $1495
Helibike.com offer Heli-bike Mountain Bike Tours and Alps 2 Ocean Cycleway Adventures in the beautiful... . . . .
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Helibike.com
Hot Tubs Omarama
Priced from: $25
Soak your soul... and unwind In summer or winter by day or night, your private... . . . .
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Hot Tubs Omarama

Canterbury & Mt Cook New Zealand Water Activities For more great "Canterbury & Mt Cook Water Activities" options, visit the Great New Zealand Travel Guide. Thousands of nationwide searchable links.

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