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
The Blue Pub, Methven Mt Hutt Village THE place to be after a day's skiing, golf, hiking or fishing.
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!
SNAP! Wedding Photography Some of the best wedding photography around? Judge for yourself...
Brinkley Resort Methven Hotel & apartment accommodation near Mt Hutt ski area
The Brown Pub, Methven Mt Hutt Village A true kiwi country pub with a warm, friendly atmosphere.
Country Feasts Catering For every event that requires a caterer in Canterbury
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.
Visit Waimakariri Perfect countryside destination to stay on holiday, 20 mins north of Christchurch.
Plai-Fah Thai Cooking Class, Fairlie Thai cooking classes held in Fairlie.

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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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