Banks Peninsula is a peninsula located on the South Island of New Zealand. Set on the east coast of the Island, this area has an area consists of two large harbors, as well as plenty of smaller bays and coves. Head into the city of Christchurch, for beautiful botanical gardens and the stunning Hagley Park, as well as plenty of local farmers markets, wineries and specialty shops. Spend your days hiking along the lovely Banks Peninsula Track, visiting wildlife parks or taking on the popular Canterbury Trails. Lastly, New Brighton Beach and Sumner Beach are a popular destinations when luxury camping in the summer months.