Christchurch and Canterbury
The regions of Christchurch and Canterbury are set against the majestic backdrops of both alps and ocean.
From lush vineyards and wild coastlines to sky-piercing mountains and pristine glacial lakes, Canterbury is a region of remarkable contrasts and a haven for those seeking incredible scenery and adventure.
Journey through the Southern Alps by train, investigate the night sky in the world’s largest International Dark Sky Reserve or get up close with whales in Kaikōura.
Things to do
From sweeping plains to soaring mountains, coastline to glacial lakes, you’ll never run out of things to do in Canterbury.
The region of Christchurch-Canterbury stretches from Mackenzie country around Lake Tekapo as far north as Kaikōura.
Christchurch accommodation options are diverse, with something for every level of comfort and budget.
Dining in Christchurch
PRE AND POST TOURING
Click here to explore some suggested itineraries that you can do before and after ASCILITE 2023!
ASCLITE is hosted by Canterbury University and the Digital Education Futures Lab.