…main content Home »New Zealand Travel »Scenic Highlights »Scenic Views »CanterburyPlainsCanterburyPlains - Edoras The harsh and hauntingly beautiful landscapes of the CanterburyPlains will take your breath away. Edoras, the fortress city of the Rohan people, found its…
Digital postcards are fun to send and receive, and an ideal way to message a friend or family member. This digital postcard features the CanterburyPlains in the South Island of New Zealand.
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Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. Hot Air Ballooning - A magical experience. A flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the CanterburyPlains to the Southern Alps. Courtesy transfers to and from most central Christchurch Hotels. Allow 4-5 hours for this 1-hour flying…
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This spectacular all-ages, all-abilities playground is named after one of Canterbury's much-loved authors, Margaret Mahy. The unique design also reflects the CanterburyPlains and Port Hills environment. The Playground is free to visit and open all day everyday. There is a free car park at 177…
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Arion Horse Trekking invite you to trek along the lovely forest tracks in a safe and peaceful environment. Treks include the majestic and mighty Waimakariri River for some stunning views of the mountains and Canterburyplains and cross the many braided streams when nature permits.
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Hassle Free Tours provides a full day tour that includes a scenic drive from Christchurch over the Canterburyplains before arriving in Kaikoura. On this tour, you'll have time to explore Kaikoura, go on tour with Whale Watch Kaikoura, and visit to a seal colony. This tour will be informative and…
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…is a small café and shop at Dyers Pass on the road between Christchurch and Governors Bay. Built in 1916 this classification1 by Heritage NZ is a popular destination for tourists and locals. Only 10min drive from Christchurch city centre. Stunning views of the Canterburyplains and Banks Peninsula.
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…splendour, offering you a glimpse of days gone by around every corner. This grand homestead, begun in 1856, was the home of Canterbury's pioneering Deans family for 91 years. Take a stroll through the last surviving remnant of ancient kahikatea forest that once covered the CanterburyPlains. attractions and activities » sightseeing
…take a ride to the summit of the Port Hills, 500 metres above sea level. It's magical! Spectacular 360-degree views of Christchurch City, Lyttelton Harbour, Southern Alps and CanterburyPlains. Set atop the Gondola Summit Station, the Red Rock Cafe offers delicious snacks, light meals and beverages.
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…trees at the heart of this ancient native forest, in the heart of Christchurch city. Guided eco tours are available for groups of 10 or more visitors. Visit the colonial cottage built by pioneering Scottish brothers, William and John Deans, in 1843: the oldest building on the CanterburyPlains. tours » heritage and historical tours