Plan a weekend of gardens, lights and swimming with dolphins

The team at Romer have swiped our way to five great local adventures for you in Romer app.

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Cat Cafe Christchurch Romer app

Book ahead to ensure you can get in as their is limited numbers taken in at one time. But if you’re a cat person this is the place for you! You leave your own cats at home - but get to hang out with some gorgeous cats and it’s all for a good cause (their aim is to increase cat adoption rates). There is also a traditional cafe offering coffee, cabinet food and free wifi!

Picnic in the hills Christchurch

The Port Hills has countless spots to pitch your picnic: bring a blanket, something to munch on and a bottle of wine and make the most of a summer evening.

Garden Festival 2018

Hurunui Garden Festival 2018 $10 per garden Children enter for free 2nd-4th November 2018 Download Guide (PDF) WE'RE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME YOU TO Hurunui Garden Festival From Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th November you can visit 21 private gardens from Amberley to Gore Bay, Hawarden to Hanmer Springs, many within just one hour’s drive of Christchurch and the airport. The Festival opens with a gala dinner on Friday 2 November at 7pm at the Heritage Hanmer Springs. Garden designers Kim Odering and Dan Rutherford are the guest speakers, and Hurunui Mayor Winton Dalley will officially open the Festival. Tickets are $59 per person. For more information click here. There’s also a programme of garden events to educate, entertain and inspire you. While you’re enjoying our gardens and warm hospitality, we hope you’ll sample our wineries, cafes, and the natural attractions that make Hurunui District such a great place to visit. There’s so much to experience and enjoy at the Garden Festival. We’re inviting you to join us for a weekend in the gorgeous gardens of the Hurunui.

Swim with the dolphins

Akaroa is the home to one of the world's smallest and rarest marine mammals - the Hector's Dolphins. These guys are like the kiwi of the sea - you can't see them anywhere else in the world! Mix that with the fact that Akaroa Harbour is actually the crater of an extinct volcano and you have a pretty awesome combo. Why not come and check it out? You choice of a scenic Harbour Cruise (with plenty of photo opportunities), or take it to the next level and go swimming with the dolphins. All just a 90min drive from Christchurch. Plus - book now online and use the promo code "RomerRocks" to get 20% discount!

Indian Lights Festival Christchurch

Stage performances by local performers from different states of India. Traditional and Folk dances, music, songs. Food Stalls selling regional and authentic Indian food. Trade Stalls including Indian dresses and shoes. A great entertaining evening with 4 hours of action-packed traditional, folk and Bollywood performances.


If you are like us and up for more than 5 adventures you can download Romer app to swipe hundreds of new adventure ideas throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Happy Friday!

From the team at Romer App