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Published on Aug 9, 2011
Canterbury Guiding Co. are the experts in creating outstanding half day, full day and multi day tours of Christchurch City and the wider Canterbury region in New Zealand. Join Canterbury Guiding Co. in this clip, as they take their guests by road from Otahuna Lodge near Christchurch, across the Canterbury Plains, before they follow the braided Rakaia River towards the source of this beautiful waterway. They stop for coffee at Double Hill Station, where they also get to see the shepherds working with some of the properties 7500 sheep.
After this they depart on a magnificent helicopter flight through the Southern Alps, with views as far as New Zealand's highest peak Aoraki Mt Cook. With close up views of glaciers and remarkable peaks, you can see why this area is one of New Zealand's hidden gems. Join them as they stop for lunch with mind blowing views before flying back down the Rakaia River, across the patchwork paddocks of the Canterbury Plains, before landing back at where it all began, Otahuna Lodge.
As fourth generation locals, Canterbury Guiding Co. tailor experiences throughout Christchurch and Canterbury to give their guests access to real people and authentic experiences. Whether it's enjoying the outdoors, visiting farms, gardens, wineries, artists or you are just keen to see as much of the region as possible during your short stay, time spent with the great guides at Canterbury Guiding Co. will be well spent.
To book your privately guided tour when in Christchurch City, or the wider Canterbury region visit www.CanterburyGuides.com