Christchurch Activities

  • Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens: close to the city centre
  • Mona Vale Homestead: wander through 5 hectares/12 acres of gardens and take in views of the Avon River
  • Christchurch Tramway: take an historic tram ride around the city centre. Trundle through the tree-lined streets, past buzzing streetside cafes. A great way to experience the inner city of Christchurch
  • Christchurch Gondola: unique views of Christchurch, the Canterbury Plains, Banks Peninsula and Lyttelton Harbour unfold as passengers rise to the summit complex, located on the crater rim of an extinct volcano
  • Punting on the Avon River: sit back and relax in a guided punt past the sights of the central city
  • 'Up, Up and Away': take a dawn balloon flight over Christchurch city
  • Guided walks: see Christchurch city and its heritage buildings
  • Canterbury Museum, including the Hall of Antarctic Discovery: Housed in one of Christchurch's finest historic buildings
  • Robert McDougall Art Gallery
  • The International Antarctic Centre: the Centre features a real 'Snow and Ice Experience' and a 45-minute 'Behind the Scenes' tour of the Antarctic Campus
  • Arts Centre of Christchurch: situated in the historic buildings of the original University of Canterbury, the Arts Centre is one of New Zealand's most significant cultural attractions and is today a dynamic venue for arts, shopping and entertainment.
  • Anglican and Catholic cathedrals
  • Christchurch Casino
  • The Christchurch Wizard: watch and listen to a local identity in Cathedral Square
  • Southern Encounter Aquarium: enjoy an interactive aquarium in the city centre.
  • Willowbank Wildlife Reserve: learn about a kiwi breeding programme and see native New Zealand bird life
  • Air Force World: wander through a collection of 28 classic aircraft, thousands of artefacts, artworks and stories of famous aviators.
  • Orana Wildlife Park: experience the diverse splendour of the animal kingdom in tranquil, spacious surroundings. Daily feeding tour available
  • Christchurch Wildlife Cruises: boat tours on Lyttelton Harbour to see the rare Hectors Dolphin, just 15 minutes from city centre
  • Salrvin Salmon Fishing and Dining: catch a salmon for lunch in a large, private lake. Only five minutes from the airport.

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