Experience thrilling adventure in Mid-Canterbury, where mountains and alpine lakes transition to rolling plains. It is a place of innumerable attractions where you can ski, snowboard, play golf, white water raft, hot air balloon, skydive, jet boat, mountain bike, windsurf, and fly fish for trout all within two hours of an international airport.

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Key facts about Mid-Canterbury

  • Population: 1.5 million people
  • 16 km Airport → City
  • Driving: Drives on the left
  • Accommodation: 300 Accommodations
  • Timezone: UTC+12:00
  • Venues: 25 Venues
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Electrical: 230/240 volts

Enquiries

To enquire about having your business event in New Zealand please feel free to contact me.

Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

Business Events Bid Manager

Wellington, New Zealand

Mid-Canterbury Attractions

  • Skiing

    Skiing

    From the ocean floor to the mountain summit - fly into coastal Christchurch and head to the hills as the Southern Alps spread across the horizon growing grander with each kilometre driven closer.

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  • Hot pools & health spas

    Hot pools & health spas

    There’s no better way to click into holiday mode than to soak in a naturally-heated thermal pool or indulge in a relaxing therapeutic treatment.

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  • Shopping in Christchurch

    Shopping in Christchurch

    Discover contemporary culture, elegance and a vibrant, quirky shopping culture in Christchurch city.

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  • Whale watching

    Whale watching

    Kaikoura is known as New Zealand's whale-watching mecca. Get up-close with majestic Giant Sperm Whales; as well as Humpbacks, Pilot Whales and Orcas.

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  • Walking & hiking

    Walking & hiking

    Canterbury is a land of plains and peaks – a mecca for diverse experiences. Hikes & day walks are a great way to experience the very best of the region.

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  • Cycling & Mountain Biking

    Cycling & Mountain Biking

    Christchurch is a cycling paradise, and offers a huge range of scenic, accessible trails.

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