Christchurch, New Zealand, has enough to offer to ensure your weekend is jam-packed full of activity and adventure. The region is definitely more of an experience than a destination, and can offer extremely diverse wildlife and distinct landscape that will render your weekend getaway a stellar experience. If hiking and trekking is your thing, the thousands of kilometers of trails through forests, coastal regions, and national parks will leave you fighting fit. It is little wonder that this region is considered one of the best hiking destinations on earth. You can also enjoy one of the world's top travel destinations: the Milford Sound, which is a stunning mass of ice that will leave you gobsmacked. Abel Tasman National Park and the wine region of Otago are also just on your doorstep, as is Rotorua, a geothermal landscape of steaming geysers and mud pools.