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located in Main Street,
Methven - Methven Heliskiing's heliski and heli-snowboarding adventures are just 1.5 hours from Christchurch. We operate in the Arrowsmith and Ragged Ranges (the "Arrowsmiths") - hidden from view on the Canterbury Plains. These mountain offer, we think, NZ's best range of heliski terrain.
With over 1,000 square kilometres to roam there are runs... Readmore »
located in 2126 Bealey Road,
Darfield - Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. Hot Air Ballooning is a magical experience and a flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the fertile Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. There is nothing quite so romantic and exciting as floating effortlessly over an ever changing landscape.
We are... Readmore »
Skydiving Kiwis Ltd
located in Ashburton Airport,
Ashburton - Skydiving Kiwis is the only spot in Canterbury to do your tandem skydive.
Nestled in the heart of Canterbury's (Mid Canterbury)majestic scenery, your mind-blowing New Zealand skydiving experience awaits you. Not only do you get to feel the rush of free-fall reaching speeds of up to 200kpm, your leisurely plane ride...
located in Christchurch - We invite you to join us on a journey into some of New Zealand's most spectacular and breathtaking scenery. We have a range of tours available including a one-day tour to the remote and enchanting Mt Sunday. In the heart of the Canterbury High Country, Mt Sunday was used for... Readmore »
located in 53 Waikari Rd, RD 20, Peel Forest - The magnificent Lord of the Rings scenery alone is worth visiting, but combine this with rafting some of New Zealand’s most exciting stretches of grade 1 – 5 white water for 2.5 hours, delicious meals and an amazing atmosphere and you have the recipe for experiencing one of New Zealand’s... Readmore »
located in 71 Flynns Road,
Ashburton - The accommodation base of Rata Lodge is located in Staveley, Mid Canterbury and this “boutique barnstay” is set in a private bush garden under the grand presence of Mount Somers.
Rata Escape also offers custom-made day adventures exploring the spectacular Mid Canterbury backcountry. Activities include guided hiking, mountain biking, 4WD exploring,... Readmore »
located in Methven Snow Centre, 94 Main Street, Methven - There’s a mountain that rises out of the Canterbury Plains that the locals are proud to call their own and that everyone else reveres. It’s high and it’s wide and most days at the summit you can see from one side of the country to the other, from the jagged... Readmore »
Peel Forest Horse Trekking
located in 105 Dennistoun Road,
Peel Forest - More than just a horse trek - A lifetime memory. 1 Hour Treks | Half to Full Day Treks | Multi Day Treks. Breath taking views of the mountains, Rangitata River and the Canterbury Plains. No experience necessary, horses to suit all ages and abilities
Welcome to Peel Forest Horse Trekking,...
located in Rakaia Gorge, Inland Scenic Route 72, Canterbury - For an adrenalin-pumping experience you'll never forget, jump aboard our Discovery Jet and blast along the ever-changing Rakaia River. Discovery Jet is the the only certified commercial operator through Maritime NZ on the Rakaia Gorge. You'll need to hang on tight as our driver skillfuly weaves the jet board through... Readmore »
located in Terrace Downs Resort,
Methven - Newzengland offers archery and clay shooting located at the Terrace Downs Resort, nestled on the edge of the Rakaia Gorge. All activities are safe, cater to all abilities and are heaps of fun!
Corporate enquiries welcome as well as from any private group of people. Readmore »
located in The Square, Methven - Methven's largest snowsports store specialising in rental repairs with a large retail section. We have lived and ridden the Southern Alps for the last 23 years and offer you our extensive local knowledge. Combine that with our friendly staff and professional product training, Big Al"s Snowsports is your first choice... Readmore »
located in The Chalet,,
87 Main Street,
Methven - Mid Canterbury’s specialist Snow and Water Sports Store. Located in the European Chalet on Main Street Methven, Alpine Sports has evolved from a combination of international influences and the traditions of the New Zealand ski industry.
Our knowledgable and friendly staff can assist in choosing the right equipment for your... Readmore »
located in 371 Racecourse Road, Ashburton - Trott's Garden was planned from the beginning. The woodland area was developed around a series of gently curving walls. Later the water gardens were added and finally the English inspired formal gardens. The layout is such that the garden areas are integrated yet contain elements of surprise as the visitor...
located in 327 West Street,
Ashburton - The Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and innovative regional public artbgallery serving the urban population of Ashburton and the wider Ashburton
The Ashburton Art Gallery hosts exhibitions by local, national and international artists, as well as arranging a stimulating annual programme of touring exhibitions. Wherever possible the Gallery supplements... Readmore »
located in 160 Main Street,
Methven - Methven Travel provides regular shuttle services from Christchurch Airport and nearby accommodation to Methven and return – 3 times daily during the Mt Hutt Ski Season and 4 times weekly for the remainder of the year.
We also operate Mt Hutt Ski Bus a twice-daily Ski Bus service from Methven to... Readmore »
located in 211a Wills Street,
Ashburton - The success of your next conference or event will be assured with our state of the art facilities. The Ashburton Trust Event Centre is fast gaining a reputation for its brilliant design and ease of use for a variety of events.
The Centre was built using the latest technology and is... Readmore »
located in Coniston,
30 Methven Highway (SH77),
Ashburton - Coniston is an historic property set on 6.5 acres of woodland and formal gardens on the outskirts of Ashburton, offering self contained and B&B accommodation, garden tours and an events venue. It also features the Coniston Chapel (built in 1885), Coniston Motor Garage and the Granary Museum.
Coniston Homestead (built... Readmore »
located in Hakatere Potts Road, Ashburton Lakes, Ashburton - Erewhon is a 35,000 acre property at the head of the Rangitata River in the Southern Alps. The Station includes a large Clydesdale Horse Stud and we can tailor a Clydesdale experience for you ranging from a 1 hour wagon ride to a genuine high country adventure to our private...
located in 623 Coleridge Road, Windwhistle, Windwhistle - Based at the foothills of the Southern Alps, there are few scenic alpine courses like it. The Golf Course at Terrace Downs is fun and challenging for all golfers, from the first time golfer to the aspiring professional. Terrace Downs Golf Resort is ranked as one of New Zealand’s top... Readmore »