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.
MacKenzie country is a great winter escape for the school holidays with lots of great activities for kids. Hire a rental car and enjoy skiing and more.
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.
A North Canterbury winter holiday is the perfect way to relax and enjoy the slower pace of winter. Tour in comfort with a hire car from New Zealand Rent A Car.
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.
You could be forgiven for thinking that Christchurch is still off-limits following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, however the city is still very much alive and remains a great place to visit. Good old Kiwi ingenuity, grit and determination have ensured that Christchurch has bounced back and the recovery and regeneration of our beloved Garden
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 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.