- Make sure you visit Huka Falls to see some 220 000 litres of water go over the falls every second then head onto the Aratiatia Rapids to see the dam be let go. You'll see the water thunder down the river bed giving you and idea of just how powerful it is. The dam is released daily at 10am, 12noon and 2pm with a 4pm release in summer.
- Despite the earthquakes that Christchurch experienced in 2011, there's lots to see and do!
- Wanaka is home to the biannual Warbirds over Wanaka - a spectacular air show displaying classic military craft from all over the world. An absolute must see.
- Also on your Must Visit list is Akaroa. Originally settled by the French, it's a gorgeous town with equally beautiful scenery as you get there. Fish n Chips on the pier is a kiwi tradition! It's also the best place to see Hector's Dolphins - the smallest dolphins in the world. Book a trip out - you might even get to swim with them.
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