See Hector's Dolphins, fur seals, blue penguins, visit a farm, go horse trekking and enjoy a barbecue lunch and the ... More
Canterbury Sea Tours
See Hector's Dolphins, fur seals, blue penguins, visit a farm, go horse trekking and enjoy a barbecue lunch and the breath-taking scenery, bird and marine life of Banks Peninsula all on the one day. You will need plenty of film for this trip. Tours leave at 9.30am from Lyttelton (15 minutes from the city). A free courtesy pick-up service operates from the Canterbury Visitor Centre in central Christchurch. Shorter tours and charter tours are also available. Charges:: Adults NZD105; children NZD50.
Generations of Cantabrians (locals) have promenaded down the Esplanade, which overlooks this idyllic stretch of ocean, renowned for safe swimming
and good surfing. Dominating this patrolled beach is Cave Rock, a protrusion of volcanic stone through which the sea ...
This section of the Pegasus Bay coast is wild and exposed, with spectacular views across to Sumner Head and the
Kaikouras. On bleak winter days the plaintive cries of gulls and oystercatchers can barely be heard above the roar ...
Canterbury Museum dates back to 1870 and features seven buildings containing numerous displays, including the Antarctic and Victorian collections. There
are also changing special exhibits and "hands on" displays. The seven buildings do create a bewildering "rabbit warren" of ...