So you hear New Zealand is to place to come for the perfect picture, and so far your instagram pics of this stunning country are attracting a lot of attention… yet you just want something significant to blow your follows away. Christchurch has such a diverse landscape all in one area, we would recommend snaping and posing your way around this beautiful city. That is why we have put together some top spots around Christchurch that will help you to gain a top pic on you Christchurch adventure!


  • Lyttleton Harbour: Regardless of where you stand on the Port Hills, if you have a clear view of the Habour the view is breathtaking! The Banks Peninsula area and lyttelton harbour, are created from volcanic activity in the area (millions of years ago). The combination of the stunning harbour, rolling hills, lushess greenery and… well … you, make for a magnificent eye catching photo!lyttelton harbour
  • Street Art Christchurch: Located around the city centre you will find street art from international artists, featureing a variety of colours. These have been iconic symbols in the rebuilld of Christchurch, and the progress of a new city forming since the devestation 2011 earthquake. The stunning colours and abstract images are great for your instagram feed, and you definitely want to get amongst the street art in Christchurch to show off to your followers!
  • Sumner Beach: Sumner is a vibrant area of Christchurch with the beach, cafes and hills in the background. On the beach you have soft sand, harsh rocks and tunnels for your insta-explorations! You can stop at a coffee shop for a foodie pic, and then take some more pics with the hills in the background. If you want to get out from the city centre, this is an awesome place to go!
  • Bottle Lake forest: If you want a forest settle for your perfect snap, bottle lake is a great option. So many activities in the one location, from walks (some great fitness snaps), to mountain bike rides, beach spots and adrenaline forest – a high ropes adventure course. This is a great option if you want lots of greenery in your instashots & to show off your adventurous side!

bottle lake forest

  • Hagley Park/Botanic Gardens: This is a must see for anyone stopping in Christchurch, Christchurch is known for its gardens and the botanic gardens does not dissappoint. So many colours, historic buildings, water features and the beautiful avon river flowing through the centre. The surrounding Hagley park is great for some sports shots as there is workout equipment located around the park, it is also the location for many local sports games that you may be able to get amoungst the action as you are taking some sporty shots!


Have you instagrammed your way around Christchurch? You should follow the Old Countryhouse to see what we post… and who knows if you tag us in a great Christchurch shot your magnificent photo may just be featured on our instagram also!!