From Otematata, Queenstown is about 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the west, and Dunedin is approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the south.
Canterbury is popular with travelers from all four corners of the globe. To discover why, rent a car and discover the other popular attractions within easy traveling distance of Otematata. Twizel, lays 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, while Pukaki sits 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south.
Oamaru is around 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Otematata. This center contains a diverse range of tourist attractions, like Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, North Otago Museum and Oamaru Gardens. Forrester Gallery, Janet Frame House and Woolstore Complex are also good places to spend some time.
When you ask the locals their favorite spots around Otematata, they'll often point you in the direction of Canterbury's ever-popular gardens. The area around Otematata is home to some wonderful churches, guaranteed to delight all visitors, regardless of faith.
If you are searching for a special way to see Canterbury, try sky diving. Get some down time in the region's beautiful waterways and enjoy popular watersports such as boating or rafting.
There is a saying, the world is a book and those that don't travel read the same page. So book your holiday and enjoy the delights to be found in Canterbury.