Canterbury Plains & Southern Alps

Check out some of the top places to visit across the Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps of New Zealand in this collection of Canterbury travel guides.

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Arthur’s Pass National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Discover New Zealand’s most scenic mountain pass. In some parts of the […]


10 Underrated Places to Visit in Canterbury

The Hidden Gems of the Canterbury region. Stretched between snowcapped mountains and […]

Krzysztof Golik on Wikipedia

6 Essential Pitstops for Your South Canterbury Road Trip

Quirky South Canterbury towns worth stopping by! Away from the hustle and […]

Tourism NZ

Canterbury – Guide for Backpackers

Backpacking in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. Stretching down the east […]

10 Amazing Things to Do in Timaru

What to do in Timaru, the hub of South Canterbury. Located right […]


10 Excellent Things to Do in Geraldine

What to do in Geraldine, Canterbury’s adventure capital! Most would describe Geraldine […]

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8 Fun Things to Do in Twizel

What to do in Twizel, New Zealand’s high country paradise. The peace […]


8 Fun Things to Do in Kaiapoi

What to do in Kaiapoi, Christchurch’s “river town”. The first town you […]

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7 Excellent Things to Do in Rangiora

What to do in Rangiora, Canterbury’s rural hotspot. A real hidden gem […]

Gavin Treadgold on Wikipedia

5 Excellent Things to Do in Woodend & Pegasus

What to do in Pegasus & Woodend, Canterbury’s cool coastal towns. Get […]


7 Awesome Things to Do in Ashburton

What to do in Ashburton, New Zealand’s Granary. A bustling town with […]


10 Amazing Things to Do in Methven

What to do in Methven, Canterbury’s awesome little ski town. In the […]

10 Wonderful Things to Do in Waimate

What to do in Waimate, the South Island’s historical hopping town! It’s […]

Bernard Spragg. NZ on Wikipedia

5 Fun Things to Do at Pleasant Point

What to do at Pleasant Point, Canterbury’s pleasant little town. If you […]

5 Fun Things to Do in Omarama

What to do in Omarama, the “Place of Light”. Omarama sits in […]

10 Awesome Things to Do in Fairlie

What to do in Fairlie, the Gateway to the MacKenzie District. A […]


10 Amazing Things to Do in Oxford

What to do in Oxford, the Hidden Gem of Canterbury. Travellers are […]


6 Fun Things to Do in Temuka

What to do in Temuka, A classic Kiwi country town. Locals flock […]

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