Sun, sea and surf. Our largest region.

New Zealand’s largest region hosts golden grassy plains, crystal clear lakes and epic river systems that twist and bend through snow-capped mountains down to our tallest, Aoraki Mount Cook. If enormous landscapes, huge views and agriculture are what you’re looking for, it’s in Canterbury.

Map of Canterbury

Bushcraft Adventure Tours New Zealand Bushcraft

Learn the essential skills of bushcraft and survive in the challenging wilderness of New Zealand. Build survival shelter, fires, and hunting items and embrace backcountry living.

New Zealand Bush Experience

Canterbury
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Trapping & Conservation Adventures Conservation

Give back, connect and support wildlife while you explore a new region of New Zealand. Head out and get involved in conservation work. Help save species and support our fragile ecosystem.

New Zealand Bush Experience

Canterbury
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Nina Hut & Wildlife Spotting

Canterbury
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Fly Fishing Adventures Fly Fishing

Trek into the unchartered bush and discover pristine clear rivers full of game and remarkable surroundings. Just you and your Bushman with nothing but the relaxing tones of New Zealand's backcountry.

Fishing at Lake Guyon

Canterbury
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Hiking Adventures Hiking

Single-day, overnight and multi-day hikes and treks for all ages and experience levels. Hiking is what we do best, and we make it extra personal for you to experience our natural world up close.

Extinct Christchurch Volcano

Canterbury
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The Remote Lake Christabel

Canterbury
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Nina Valley Overnight Experience

Canterbury
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Adventure up Mt Oxford

Canterbury
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Climb Little Mt Peel

Canterbury
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Nina Hut & Wildlife Spotting

Canterbury
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Woolshed Creek Overnighter

Canterbury
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Mt Somers Route Finding

Canterbury
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Sub-Alpine Lake Christabel

Canterbury
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Jollie Brook Bush Walk

Canterbury
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Fishing at Lake Guyon

Canterbury
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Woolshed & Mt Somers Overnight

Canterbury
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Hike or Run Bealey Spur

Canterbury
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Parent & Child Bush Experience

Canterbury
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Conquer Mt Somers

Canterbury
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Climb Epic Mt Somers

Canterbury
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Edwards-Hawdon Alpine Route

Canterbury
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Day at Woolshed Creek

Canterbury
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Coached Hunting Adventure

Canterbury
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Godley Head & Earthquake Tour

Canterbury
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History & Culture Adventures History & Local Culture

Explore our local cultures, uncover historic gems and geological secrets that bring to life New Zealand's deep connection with mother nature. Get to know the link between Māori and the environment.

Godley Head & Earthquake Tour

Canterbury
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Extinct Christchurch Volcano

Canterbury
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Mining History at Woolshed Creek

Canterbury
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Hunting Adventures Hunting

Designed for those new and interested in conservation-focused hunting, head out with a professional and patient hunter to track down deer, tahr and wild boar.

Coached Hunting Adventure

Canterbury
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Parent & Child Bush Experience

Canterbury
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New Zealand Bush Experience

Canterbury
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Photography Adventures Photography

Grab the photo that says it all. Find the spots without the queues and go to unique places only your Lensman or Bushman guide knows for that perfect lighting, angle, and scene.

Extinct Christchurch Volcano

Canterbury
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Trail Running Tours New Zealand Trail Running

Trail run with our experienced athlete guides and experience the New Zealand backcountry at speed. Challenging yourself and go cross-country today.

Hike or Run Bealey Spur

Canterbury
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Local Bushmen running tours in Canterbury

These friendly, fun and outgoing experts are handpicked by us and must show a lifetime of knowledge to their region before becoming a Bushman. They know this place better than any; you're in good hands.

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