Top Christchurch Summer Activities

Christchurch summers can sometimes get a little too hot for comfort so it’s nice to escape the city for a while with one of the many excellent getaway spots within a day’s drive. Here are our top choices beating the heat, all easily accessible in your rental car.

Ski Weekend in the South Island’s Methven

Methven is a fun destination for skiing and winter holidays so grab a 4×4 car rental from NZ Rent A Car’s Christchurch depot and have fun on the slopes.

Akaroa: a Short Drive out of Christchurch

If you are planning a South Island trip in summer make sure you visit Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula, about 90 minutes drive from Christchurch. Organise your transportation with New Zealand Rent A Car’s Christchurch car rental team – they can even pick you up from the airport in your hire car.

Canterbury and Christchurch Car Rental Road Trips

The Canterbury region has been significantly rocked by earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, particularly the inner city of Christchurch, but the region still offers renowned tourism activities, and as the gateway to the south Christchurch is a great starting point for some quality road trips. Grab your car rental and hit the road to experience some of these attractions.

Christchurch: Our Top 5 Tourist Attractions

Christchurch is situated on the east cost of the South Island and is famous for its beautiful scenery, attractions and culture heritage. Here are 5 places in the Christchurch region that we recommend visiting, all easily accessible by rental car.

Contact

If you have any questions or need help or advice about rental cars or your New Zealand travel plans we’re here to help you. Please contact us

New Zealand Free Phone: 0800 800 956

Australian Free Phone: 1800 771 302

Other international enquiries. Find your nearest New Zealand rental cars branch.

Contact

If you have any questions or need help or advice about rental cars or your New Zealand travel plans we’re here to help you. Please contact us

New Zealand Free Phone: 0800 800 956

Australian Free Phone: 1800 771 302

Other international enquiries. Find your nearest New Zealand rental cars branch.