Day Trips from Christchurch | CanNZ Tours

  • NZ Farm Visit

    Enjoy a truly unique experience seeing a sheep dog work in the foothills of the Southern Alps alongside the Waimakariri River. See sheep shearing up close and get some great photos with the Al Pacas and followed up by afternoon tea in the Woolshed. More...

Welcome

Looking for a personal tour guide?

I’m an experienced tour guide with 25 years of guiding in Christchurch and The South Island of New Zealand and I look forward to welcoming you to our “garden city”. My tours are offered in English or Japanese. Take a look at my numerous reviews on TripAdvisor. Whether you want to see the many things to do in Christchurch or view the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train. See Aoraki Mount Cook, go whale watching in Kaikoura or take a Waipara winery tour. Explore my many full day or half day tours from Christchurch or my multi day tours around the South Island.

Looking for a unique tour? I can put together customized tours to cover everything you want to see on your visit to this beautiful part of New Zealand. I also love to prepare delicious homemade picnics, with much of it harvested from my organic garden. The addition of a special picnic lunch can be enjoyed on any of my tours.

Please contact me, and I will help create a tour for your New Zealand holiday that you will always remember!

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Craig Rome
Tour guide & Owner

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Mount Cook Hiking Tour

Full Day Tours

See popular scenic full day tours – Ride the TranzAlpine train tour, explore the snow peaks of Mount Cook, or see whales in Kaikoura!

Christchurch City tour with punting in the park

Half Day Tours

Whether you would like to take a Garden Tour through private and award-winning gardens or discover the many highlights in our Christchurch City Tour – find a tour that’s right for you.

Tranz Alpine Tour

Custom Tours

Want something different?
We can design a custom tour that’s personalised and special, to your individual needs

Customer Reviews

      We decided to take the train to Greymouth and collect our hire car there for a drive down the Wild West coast to Wanaka, where we had an apartment for a week. The train goes through some spectacular country and we could both enjoy all...More

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    5/25/2019

      We are currently on our first trip to New Zealand celebrating our 40th anniversary. Upon high recommendations from friends, we booked Craig for the day. He met us in Akaroa where our ship was docked. What a delightful man! He is very knowledgable about New...More

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    12/08/2018

      Big thanks to my tour guide Craig! 🙂 He guided us through our day trip to Aoraki Mt. Cook and showed us around all the amazing photo spots. We also had a lovely picnic at a beautiful location with Craig’s handmade meal which tasted amazing...More

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    11/06/2018