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Ranked #1 of 8 attractions in Ashburton
Category: Tours; Adventures
Owner description: SKYDIVE in NEW ZEALAND with the SKYDIVING KIWIS team...Just 50mins from Christchurch the #1 spot in Canterbury to do your... more » Owner description: SKYDIVE in NEW ZEALAND with the SKYDIVING KIWIS team...Just 50mins from Christchurch the #1 spot in Canterbury to do your tandem skydive! Nestled in the heart of Canterbury's majestic scenery, your mindblowing New Zealand skydiving experience awaits you. Not only do you get to feel the rush of freefall reaching speeds of up to 200kph, your leisurely plane ride to altitude allows you to take in some breathtaking views of New Zealand along the way.At Skydiving Kiwis you are more than a customer,you're part of our New Zealand Skydiving family!We are proud to offer you a truly personal 'Kiwi' experience and pride ourselves on providing you with a memory for a lifetime. A memory you will look back on for years to come, always bringing a smile to your face! Photo and/or video options for your skydive are available so you can relive the joy with your family and friends as often as you like. So what are you still waiting for?!Book your tandem skydive NOW!!! « less
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Ashburton
Owner description: Air Rangitata offer you scenic flights and charters from our base in Mid Canterbury, 20km's north of Geraldine, in the heart... more » Owner description: Air Rangitata offer you scenic flights and charters from our base in Mid Canterbury, 20km's north of Geraldine, in the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. Our high wing Cessna 206 aircraft has seating for five passengers and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities.Take a spectacular scenic flight to the destination of your choice, choose one of our set routes or take advantage of our charter service. Land in a remote valley for a picnic or to explore on foot. Let Arch show and tell you about such incredible sites as the breathtaking Southern Alps, Mt Cook National Park, Fiordland, Kaikoura, Marlborough Sounds, the West Coast glaciers, patchwork Canterbury Plains, and a multiplicity of braided river valleys and gorges that are unique to the South Island of New Zealand.Scenic flights - Set routes or tailored to your own adventure.Charter flights - Group travel for business, or link up with other operators or airports.Hunting & fishing - now you can experience New Zealands world class reputation.Special deals - join us on facebook to take advantage of discounts and special deals.Gift vouchers - the present your friends, family or staff will talk about for years.More about Air Rangitata:Air Rangitata is a family business run by Arch and Norma King from their home between Geraldine and Ashburton, Mid Canterbury. They offer flexibility with flights and times to suit you and specialise in providing the highest standard of comfort with a personal and friendly service.We have lived all our life in this area and offer a wide knowledge of its history. We love showing people our awesome country.Our Cessna 206 has seats for five passengers, with each person having great views and opportunities for spectacular photography. Our plane is fitted with individual headsets for talking amongst yourselves and to hear the pilots informative commentary. We operate in accordance with the Civil Aviation rules and regulations.Our location in the heart of Mid Canterbury is so close to the South Islands best attractions, which means you get to experience the amazing scenery as soon as the plane takes off. Arch has spent all his life in this region and is highly skilled at flying in this area. « less
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Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Ashburton
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Category: Military Museums; Museums
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Owner description: The Ashburton i-SITE Visitor Centre is located in East Street of Ashburton, and is a member of the official network of New... more » Owner description: The Ashburton i-SITE Visitor Centre is located in East Street of Ashburton, and is a member of the official network of New Zealand visitor centres. Our professionally trained staff can answer questions, give advice, provide a free booking service for all your holiday requirements, both locally and nationwide. We can share a few local secrets to make your holiday experience one to be remembered. « less
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Owner description: Ashburton Golf Club is an 18-hole, easy walking course - with a driving range - located 1km north of the Ashburton township... more » Owner description: Ashburton Golf Club is an 18-hole, easy walking course - with a driving range - located 1km north of the Ashburton township just off State Highway 1 - one hours drive South from Christchurch, 30 minute drive East from Methven/Mt Hutt and one hour North from Timaru. Club and cart hire are available at the Pro shop. « less