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06 Jan

A Christchurch Vacation Haven For Nature Lovers byHertz NZ

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Are a nature lover whose idea of a perfect holiday break is some fun time in the outdoors? Then Christchurch vacation is the perfect destination for you. Heralded by many as New Zealand’s greenest city, Christchurch boasts of stunning sceneries and captivating attractions that you may not find elsewhere. Though relatively limited when it comes to landmass, it is definitely big when it comes to exemplifying all-out fun. It is filled with trails to hike, glaciers to climb, lakes to explore, and caves to be discovered, among other things.


To achieve a one of a kind vacation that is one for the books, it would be best to attend some tourist-oriented events that the city boasts of. Two of the most sought after ones are elaborated below for your perusal.

Farewell to the Godwits (February 19, 2015)

Godwits are large, long-legged, and long-billed migratory birds that are usually found in New Zealand. But by February, they’ll be flying back to Alaska, which is their breeding ground. If you want to see 2,000 of these winged creatures before they fly 11,000 kilometers (the longest by any bird specie by way of the Yellow Sea.


The venue is at the South Shore Reserve at the edge of the Rocking Horse Road. While you can view the birds without a binocular or telescope, it would be best to bring one so as to achieve a full view of the birds.  The whole event may last for 15 minutes, but rest assured that this is one of the best 15 minutes of your life.

Seaweek (February 28 and March 8, 2015)

Hosted by New Zealand Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE) and happening at McCormacks Bay Reserve, Mt Pleasant, Christchurch City, this environment awareness event will feature a couple of local events that are centered on celebrating the beauty of the country’s seas and coastlines. The best part? Everything will be done in a fun and vibrant manner. By attending the said event you’ll be inspired to take care of the ocean and its inhabitants all together.


Christchurch and the above mentioned events are perfect if you’re a nature lover who wants to relax by spending some time in the outdoors. To make sure that you can enjoy the above mentioned events and a myriad of others, it would be best if you’ll include Hertz Christchurch car rental in your plans.


Such move is essential if you want a vacation that is simply one for the books since you can travel all you want and visit as much attractions without experiencing the hustle and the bustle of public transport. In addition to this, you can avail a vehicle that will specifically complement your needs. From sedans, to vans, to pick ups, many Christchurch car rental companies have a wide array of car models in their arsenal and with their assistance, you can achieve a holiday that is enjoyable, relaxing, and hassle-free.


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