Glentanner is located some 300 miles (483 kilometers) from Wellington, the national capital, and about 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Queenstown.
While it can be tempting to limit yourself to just the local sights when holidaying in Glentanner, keep in mind that Canterbury's treasure-trove of scenic delights are never more than a day trip away. You'll also find Lake Tekapo, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Mount Cook 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south.
This region is home to a truly fascinating spiritual life; learn more about is at the area's many cathedrals. If the weather means you don't want to be outside, go to Canterbury's theaters, history museums and art museums.
Specialty tours are a unique way to experience the places the locals love. Sign up for one of the guided nature walks and wildlife spotting tours. Try out some of the region's best winter attractions. Both locals and travellers enjoy snow shoeing here. Skiing is also popular.
Those who travel often know that food is a sure-fire way to really get to know an area. King salmon and also scallops are commonly used as part of meals here.
So book your tickets, pack your backpack and enjoy this exceptionally beautiful destination.