Best Off-The-Beaten-Path Honeymoon Destinations In New Zealand

Skyscape accommodation in Twizel.
Kick-start your marriage with five-star memories.

Beauty at the Tannery

Looking through a window to florals and interior at Beauty at the Tannery in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Beauty at the Tannery specialises in all your beauty essentials. The treatment menu is overflowing with exciting options for your body and face.

Black Estate

View out of window at Black Estate, North Canterbury towards vines.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A winery, tasting room and restaurant, Black Estate is famous not only for its organic and biodynamic wines but its refreshing approach to food.

Christchurch Adventure Park

A woman on a zipline Adventure Park in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Christchurch’s innately unique Adventure Park is a tranquil escape for those seeking more than just thrills.

Christchurch Farmers Market

Flowers with the Christchurch Farmers Market in the background.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

One of the best food markets in Christchurch.

Cloud9 Float Club

Open float pod at Cloud9 Float Club in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

The only flotation therapy centre in Christchurch, Cloud9 Float Club offers a truly unique experience to its growing clientele.

Cultivate Christchurch

Man moving protective covering at Cultivate Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Cultivate Christchurch is on a social enterprise mission to supply the city with fresh produce and help out some locals down on their luck.

Dice and Slice

Close up of a bowl of onion rings next to board game at Dice and Slice in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A top-notch spot for New York Style pizza, craft beer and local wine, with a hearty side of board games.

Eliza's Manor

Bedroom at Eliza's Manor, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Eliza's Manor is a luxury lodge hidden in the heart of Christchurch. Providing outstanding accommodation and dining from the restaurateurs behind Miro.

French Bay House

Bedroom at French Bay House in Akarao, Canterbury.
Place Akaroa

A sprawling, idyllic guest house steeped in local history and offering genuine hospitality in the picturesque Akaroa.

Georges Road Wines

The wine maker testing the wine.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

If you like great wine, stunning scenery and a quick escape from the city head to Georges Road Wines in Waipara.

He Puna Taimoana

Two friends in the sauna at He Puna Taimoana.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Nestled beside the sandy beaches of New Brighton, you’ll find He Puna Taimoana, boasting five luxurious hot pools with jaw dropping ocean views, a plunge pool, steam...

IHF Health Club

An empty yoga studio with sunlight streaming through the windows.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

The days of dragging yourself to the gym are long gone.

Fill Your Cup At 8 Of The Best Wellness Retreats In New Zealand

Cabin with stunning view of lake at Aro Hā, Glenorchy.
Banish busyness in favour of an escape that will nourish your mind, body and soul.

Movement Art Practice

Woman dancing at Movement Art Practice.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Start the journey into contemporary dance without judgement.

Nicola Quinn Beauty and Day Spa

Produce being applied to a face during a facial.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

For indulgence from your head down to your toes, pop along to this Merivale day spa.

Okuti Garden

A yurt surrounded by tables and chairs.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A garden for creating, learning, playing and celebrating. And a garden you can stay in.

O-Studio

A waiting area inside O-Studio.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

An unique concept, O-Studio is the work of three locals with a wide array of experiences in the world of sport, meditation, yoga and well-being.

Throw on Your Barbour, Here's 8 Things to Do in Christchurch This Winter

Photo of puffer jacket hanging up by Rick Barrett.
Have those Southerly blasts got you hunkered down? Well, it's time to grab your puffer, we've got some activities to get you out of the house this winter.

Ōtoromiro Hotel

Veranda with seating at Ōtoromiro Hotel, Governors Bay.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Founded in 1870, the hotel still stands in all it’s colonial beauty, featuring seven fully-renovated guest rooms some with sea views and balcony access.

Riverside Market

Riverside market by the Avon
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

This unique Christchurch establishment brings fresh produce, artisan bakeries, independent food stalls, rooftop bars and restaurants, high-class retail and eclectic market stalls all under one roof.

SiloStay

The exterior of the silos.
Place Akaroa

Looking for somewhere to stay in Little River? Built from tall, corrugated silos, these eco-friendly apartments are unmissable.

The Tack Rooms

Inside the Tack Rooms.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

In these uncertain times, The Tack Rooms is the ideal place to find a cocoon to make your own.

Tūranga

Harry Potter stairs at Turanga.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

It’s not often that grand designs are plucked from the mind’s eye and brought to life. At Tūranga they are, every day.

Uprising

A teacher at yoga.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A one stop shop for yoga whether you’re just starting out or have been practicing for years.

Where To Find The Best Architecture in Christchurch

Exterior view of The Arts Centre.
Contemporary, Modernist, Gothic Revival, Renaissance, there’s no shortage of striking architecture to see in Christchurch.

8 Unique Date Ideas in Christchurch

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Whether you've just met on Hinge or been together longer than The Rolling Stones, here are a few ideas for date night that isn't dinner and a movie.

6 Unique Activities to Try in Christchurch

Go-karts with sails moving around a track in Christchurch.
Whether you’re looking for a unique adventure for the whole family or a little R&R, you’ll find a host of unique activities in Christchurch.

6 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Christchurch

Close up of wine glasses on a table.
While Valentine's Day may be considered a polarising holiday, we’re not ones to pass up an excuse to get out into our fair city alongside someone we love.

The Neatest Campgrounds in Canterbury

A person swinging on a swing over a forested gorge.
Whether you’re a seasoned camper or are only just getting into the thought of ‘roughing it’, Canterbury is spoiled for choice with the neatest campgrounds.

11 Walks to Do in Canterbury (And Where to Reward Yourself After)

Tussockland walking track in Arthur's Pass with snowy mountains in the distance.
Now’s the time to get out and explore all Canterbury has to offer, both in the outdoors and the towns that make this region so special.

Explore New Zealand's most beautiful street

People sitting around down New Regent Street.
A stroll down colourful, pedestrianised New Regent Street in Christchurch will instantly transport you to a bygone era.