Day-trip ideas for the shoppers, garden lovers, strollers and market goers. Why not make a day of it and pick an itinerary of your choosing from your preferred season.

Autumn + Winter

Itineraries to inspire you to make the most of the Waimakariri in the cooler seasons.

Autumn Fun in Pegasus

Begin your Pegasus adventure with a coffee and muffin, perfect your swing at a world standard driving range and finish with a hearty feast lakeside with this itinerary designed for the active relaxer.

Fresh Air in Ohoka

Set yourself up for a fantastic Friday with a visit to a farmers’ market followed by a historic nature walk, then discover the sweet treats on offer in Kaiapoi.

Rangiora’s Art and Cinema Scene

Immerse yourself in Rangiora’s art and cinema scene starting with a traditional Italian pizza and a visit to a gallery, with a boutique cinema experience to end your day on a high.

Step Back in Time in Oxford

Visit an art gallery, fuel up at a 1950’s themed diner then second hand fossick all things rare and retro when you step back in time and explore Cust & Oxford.

Wake up in Waikuku

Wake up your senses with a trip to Waikuku featuring a beach walk, a coffee and a shopping spree.

Spring + Summer

Itineraries to inspire you to make the most of the Waimakariri when the days are long, and the sun is shining!

Mix it up in Rangiora

Walk, shop and taste all that Rangiora has to offer with this itinerary to suit walkers, shoppers and foodies.

Playing in Pegasus

Practice your swing, pop in for a platter and peruse the pristine lake the next time you visit Pegasus.

Relax in Ohoka

Explore a farmers' market, mosey around a sculpture garden and treat yourself at a cafe with this itinerary!

Wander Waikuku

Check out the local beach, a cute cafe and shopping experience in Waikuku with this itinerary.