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Christchurch Adventure Day Tours

Christchurch city is alive with atmosphere and world-class attractions. It is also a great jump off for adventure activies in nearby locations like Akaroa, Kaikoura, and Rangitata River.

About 1 hour and 20 minutes away from Christchurch lies the historic town of Akaroa where you can find the rare and endangered Hector’s Dolphins. Akaroa is famous for dolphin watching or swimming activities. You can also drive north towards Kaikoura, about 2.5 hours away, where you can also swim with dolphins.

For those looking for a place to go white water rafting, a 2-hour drive from Christchurch takes you to Rangitata River. Your rafting trip starts at the foot of the magnificent Southern Alps where you prepare to face some of the most exhilirating white water rapids in the country. A truly unforgettable rafting trip that even families can enjoy.

You also have an option to join a Rangitata River rafting trip from Christchurch, if you prefer not to drive. 

Akaroa Swim with the Dolphins from Christchurch
Akaroa Swim with the Dolphins from Christchurch
South Island
This tour accompanies the Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch. On your arrival in Akaroa join the Canterbury Cat 2 for your dolphin swimming expe...
Family Lower Rangitata Raft - Grade 2
Family Lower Rangitata Raft - Grade 2
South Island
This thrilling, family-friendly rafting trip guided by our skilled and experienced staff includes a guided trip through the lower section of the Rang...
Kaikoura Swim with the Dolphins
Kaikoura Swim with the Dolphins
South Island
This tour accompanies the Kaikoura Whale Watch Tours from Christchurch. On your arrival in Kaikoura you may enjoy either an early lunch or have free ...
Rangitata River Rafting - Grade 5
Rangitata River Rafting - Grade 5
South Island
Our Rangitata Gorge rafting trip is the most popular of all and it runs just about every day from October all the way through to May. We begin our Ra...