Christmas Function
Home
Contact
About Us
日本語
한국어
中国
Accommodation
Activities
Golf
Dining
Events & Conferences
Wedding
Newsletter Subscription
Menu
HomeContactAbout Us
Sign up to our e-mail newsletter
Accommodation
Activities
Golf
Dining
Events & Conferences
Wedding

Other Activites

Tekapo

Tekapo is one of the must see’s for your list while travelling the South Island. The Mt John Observatory is open for Earth and Sky Astronomy Tours. Featuring a 1.8m telescope, this observatory is the perfect way to discover the night sky. The views are stunning, overlooking the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo. In the village you will find the Winter park complete with hot pools, supplied by heated alpine water.

Antarctic Centre

Embark on a journey to the frozen continent without leaving Canterbury… The International Antarctic Centre provides visitors of all ages with a fun, interactive and exciting experience of Antarctica.

hagland ridesnow room

Experience snow, ice, and a storm, learn about life in modern-day Antarctica at Scott Base, and chill out with Little Blue Penguins! There’s also the famously exciting Hagglund ride, an awesome simulated 4D cruise, plus heaps more! Brace yourself for an indoor snowstorm, shelter in an ice cave, and brave a wind chill of up to -18 degrees C. Don’t worry, warm jackets will be provided!

Contact Reception for details on ticket options, and to book your experience.

Whale Watching

Experience an exciting close-up encounter with one of the world’s largest toothed predators, the Giant Sperm Whale, in their natural environment.

whale tail

Whale Watch Kaikoura has a 95% success rate of seeing a whale in the wild. A typical tour may encounter New Zealand Fur Seals, pods of Dusky Dolphins, and the endangered Wandering Albatross. Seasonally, you may also have the chance to see Humpbacks, Pilot Whales, Blue Whales or Southern Wright Whales on their migratory routes.

kaikoura

Tours run all year weather permitting, with three tours a day. Book your trip with Terrace Downs and travel to Kaikoura for the day. Children under 3 years are not permitted on the tours.

 

Big Rock Canyoning

Experience an unparalleled mix of fun, challenge and excitement! This new must-do New Zealand adventure activity lets you jump, slide, abseil/rappel, zip, flip, and enjoy Nature’s water park.

big rock       big rock 2

Join fun, safe, internationally-trained, experienced guides to some of the best canyon access in the country. Warm gear and food are included, as well as photography and videos to keep a record of all the action. Guides drive you to the top for 2-4 hours of downhill action adventure. Stand at the top of a big rock, and push off and into the water below.

Choose from two different canyons. Tours available from October to April, and take around 6 hours. Pickups from Terrace Downs can be arranged with prior notice. Big Rock Canyoning is approximately one hour south of Terrace Downs Resort. Contact us to find out more and book.

Skydiving

Join Skydiving Kiwis for an easy, safe, and unforgettable skydiving experience.

B3535865-1A64-9422-4AF2953484B14CFB

Tandem skydiving allows you to free-fall above breath-taking views, without all the training. Fall at speeds of up to 200 km/h, and watch the horizon stretch from the Pacific Ocean to the Southern Alps. This will be a sense of freedom like you’ve never experience, all while securely harnessed to a friendly and experienced instructor.

Jumps can range from 6,000ft to 12,000ft, so pick your altitude and get ready for the experience of a lifetime! For information and bookings, contact us.

A: 623 Coleridge Road, Windwhistle, Canterbury, New Zealand    P: +64 (0)3 318 6943    Freephone: 0800 GOLF RESORT    E:info@terracedowns.co.nz
ALL PHOTOS USED ON THE WEBSITE ARE COPYRIGHT OF TERRACE DOWNS AND PERMISSION IS REQUIRED BEFORE USE.
Website & Hosting by BECK & CAUL.