ALPINE PACIFIC TOURING ROUTE
Explore the Route, 450KM of Spectacular
Experience the Alpine Pacific, New Zealand’s newest touring route, 450kms of spectacular scenery winding past wineries, alpine thermal pools, wild surf, and whales.
Destined to become one of the top scenic routes in the world, the Alpine Pacific is packed with unforgettable experiences.
Head north from Christchurch through the wide-open plains and surf beaches of North Canterbury. Taste the award-winning flavours of the buzzing North Canterbury / Waipara wine and food scene, before basking under the stars in Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa.
Stretch your legs and listen for bellbirds on a mountain walk, before driving through the coastal ranges to encounter whales, seals, albatross and swim with dolphins in Kaikōura. Then circle south, exploring art trails and beachcombing through secluded fishing villages, before finishing by discovering some new gems in Christchurch, New Zealand’s hub of change and creativity.