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CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Gondola

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Only 15 minutes from the central city, take a ride to the summit of the Port Hills, 500 metres above sea level. It's a "top" experience! Offering spectacular 360-degree views of Christchurch City, Lyttelton Harbour, Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Set atop the Gondola Summit Station, the Red Rock Cafe offers tasty snacks, light meals and beverages...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Grand Tour

Location: Christchurch Central

Welcome to the delights of our Christchurch attractions! Cruise in comfort aboard our luxury coach. Fully guided by our knowledgeable host, our Grand Tour shows off the best things to do in Christchurch in the most comfortable and convenient way. If you’re on a tight schedule, get the flavour of our city without fuss...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Tram Tour

Location: Christchurch Central

Enjoy a unique journey on board a beautifully restored vintage tram through the changing face of Christchurch's city centre. Our Christchurch tram rides offer a unique experience of history and sightseeing, and links the stops for Punting on the Avon and the Botanic Gardens Tour...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH SEA KAYAKING - Central Christchurch

Location: Sumner

Christchurch Sea Kayaking offer guided tours in double sea kayaks down the beautiful Avon river. See the City from a different perspective. With many highlights such as the Red Zone, migrating and native wading birds and great views of the Port Hills, this is a fantastic trip for everyone. All equipment provided, no experience necessary and shuttle provided afterwards...(more)

FERRYMEAD GOLF - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Ferrymead Golf offers a range of enticing options for a fun family activity. Whether it be during the weekend, after school or during the school holidays, Ferrymead Golf is your premier entertainment centre. With the choice of playing mini-golf either inside our outside, including paintball and many kids party options...(more)

FLIP OUT TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Flip Out is an indoor trampoline park with a main arena, kids arena, foam pit, tricking area, wall trampolines and Air Tracks Tumble Strips. We cater for birthday parties and have a high-quality cafe for parents to relax while children burn energy. This Trampoline Arena Christchurch is the perfect destination for indoor entertainment...(more)

GARDEN CITY HELICOPTERS - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

Garden City Helicopters is one of NZ's most experienced helicopter companies, with bases in Christchurch, Greymouth and Nelson. A helicopter flight is the best way to see the most that Christchurch and Canterbury have to offer. Range of tours to suit your time or budget. Charter a flight for fishing trips, glacier skiing or to a luxury high country retreat...(more)

IMAGINATION STATION - Christchurch

Location: New Brighton

Welcome to Imagination Station, a charity run, not-for-profit play and education centre with a whole lot of LEGO! You can come and build to your heart's content in our LEGO, DUPLO, and LEGO Technic spaces seven days a week. We also offer a variety of learning workshops to children, schools groups, and holiday programmes...(more)

INFLITE - Mount Cook

Location: Christchurch Airport

Experience the natural quiet of the Tasman Glacier. Absorb the ever changing landscape of the Southern Alps including NZ’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook. INFLITE Mount Cook is proudly Qualmark Gold & only 5 minutes from Aoraki/Mt Cook Village. INFLITE Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters are the only company to offer glacier landing flights in ski planes and helicopters...(more)

INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

The International Antarctic Centre in Christchurch is one of New Zealand’s best tourist attractions. Offering an exciting for visitors of all ages. Experience the snow room, chill out with the Little Blue Penguins, or learn about life in modern day Antarctica. Take an exhilarating Hagglund ride and experience a 4D movie. It’s the coolest fun in town!..(more)

JET THRILLS - Christchurch

Location: Kaiapoi

The stunning Waimakariri River comes to life when you take a jet boat ride with Jet Thrills. Thrill seekers ride close to Christchurch hotels and airport. Share the guides passion for jet boating and New Zealand rivers. A Jet Thrills jet boat ride is a must do when visiting Christchurch...(more)

KIDZ GO - New Zealand

Location: Christchurch

The only dedicated family travel webguide to New Zealand, Kidz Go offers information for families visiting Christchurch and Canterbury. Family friendly accommodation, dining and activities, birthday party ideas, day trips, child-minding, skiing with kids and more. Check our Web site also for family information in other New Zealand regions...(more)

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LATITUDE SOUTH TRAVEL COMPANY - New Zealand

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Latitude South Travel Company will show you the real New Zealand, delivering authentic and fulfilling luxury travel experiences. Our focus on small groups and privately-guided experiences allows you to delve into the wonderful aspects that make up New Zealand. We can offer you once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, engaging local people, fantastic activities-unique experiences that will live on in your memory...(more)

MARGARET MAHY FAMILY PLAYGROUND - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

This spectacular all-ages, all-abilities playground is named after one of Canterbury's much-loved authors, Margaret Mahy. The unique design also reflects the Canterbury Plains and Port Hills environment. The Playground is free to visit and open all day everyday. There is a free car park at 177 Armagh..(more)

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MEGA AIR TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Hornby

MegaAir is New Zealand's largest and most fantastic indoor trampoline park. It's a fun and safe environment where soft landings are guaranteed. If jumping off walls, flying through the air, flipping, bouncing and leaping, sounds like fun to you you'll love MegaAir. It brings wall-to-wall fun for all ages, fitness levels, and skills. Dodgeball also on-site...(more)

MIKE PERO'S MOTORCYCLE GALLERY - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

Wander down memory lane & back to the 70s', 80s' & 90s' and take in the collection of more than 60 Classic Japanese Motorcycles. From 50cc to a full range of Superbikes. Five TV screens with race footage from the day. 100+ period magazines. 6-minutes from Christchurch Airport – 1 Hawthornden Road; Adults $15; Open Wed-Sun 10am-5pm...(more)

ORANA WILDLIFE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

Experience our up close animal encounters at NZ's only open-range zoo. Hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino 'face-to-face', wander through native-bird aviaries and travel through our lion reserve (costs & conditions apply). Extensive native collection features Kiwi, Tuatara and range of endangered birds and reptiles. Open-range zoo situated in Christchurch. Scheduled feeds daily. NZ's only gorillas & the country's only orang-utans too...(more)

PACIFIC PADDLE COMPANY - Christchurch

Location: Redcliffs

Join the Pacific Paddle Company and take a private SUP lesson at a calm bay in Christchurch. Our company uses the highest quality boards and paddles designed by us here in New Zealand. See our website for excellent deals in an array of stand up paddle board gear. SPECIAL: Anyone who books through tourism.net.nz receives 20% off a new board...(more)

SKI NEW ZEALAND - South Island, North Island, New Zealand

Location: Christchurch

Winter holidays and ski packages in New Zealand - build your own package from our hand-picked accommodations, cars and activities. North Island and South Island ski resorts. As well as the skiing there are lots of other great things to enjoy. Let us plan your winter adventure...(more)

SOARING KIWI HOP ON HOP OFF TOURS - Christchurch City

Location: Cashmere

Join us on New Zealand's only Open Top Double Decker City Tour! Our classic 1960's London Open Top Double Decker buses offer a fun and informative tour of Christchurch. Learn about Christchurch's fascinating history from the pioneering days through to modern day times and learn how Christchurch is recovering from the devastating February 22 earthquake...(more)

SPEEDWAY NEW ZEALAND

Location: Christchurch

With 24 race tracks across the country - enjoy the exhilaration that only Speedway provides, throughout the summer season (Oct-April). It's fast, it's furious, it's family entertainment and it's at a track near you. Fast paced racing, huge hits, bikes with no brakes, demolition derby's, fireworks - Speedway in NZ is an action packed event for everyone!..(more)

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WAIMAK RIVER RIDING CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch North

Ride a horse along the banks of the Waimakariri River in the dappled light of willow and poplar trees, over large open grassland areas or out onto the wide river bed. Just 15 minutes’ drive from Christchurch city centre and you are in the countryside. Splash through the crystal clear waters of the river. First timers to experienced. Children welcome...(more)

WESTFIELD RICCARTON - Christchurch

Location: Ilam

Come and explore the largest shopping centre in the South Island, with over 190 stores. Shop homeware to evening wear, restaurants to groceries, entertainment to exercise, and everything in between – Westfield Riccarton is a one-stop shop for whatever you need...(more)

WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

Meet Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe - New Zealand's Big 5. Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Hear the kiwi as they forage by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily...(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch - Spencerville

A playing field and an adventure in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility, and a fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges...(more)

ADVENTURE TRAILRIDES - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Enjoy the adventure of offroad motorcycle and quadbike fun, riding the best high country trails NZ has to offer. Trails suitable for novice to experienced riders. Coaching can be arranged for beginners. We provide transport from Christchurch, all riding gear, experienced guide, snacks, drinks, latest model trail and quad bikes from 100cc to 450cc. Half-day/day tours departing all year round...(more)

AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch South

Experience one of the world's best military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals and personal war stories. Come and explore our collection, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and enjoy our children's activities. FREE ADMISSION, open daily...(more)

AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Sail with dolphins on New Zealand's oldest ketch, the Fox II. See seals, penguins, albatross, and other sea birds on this sailing experience; as crew, or simply relax. Quiet, eco-friendly green boat, two masts, six red sails. Food, refreshments, complimentary coffee/tea. 2.5 hours, departing twice daily from Dalys Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Perfect for company functions, weddings or private charters...(more)

ALPACA FARM TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Your Akaroa Alpaca Farm Tour experience takes you on a scenic-drive to the western-side of Akaroa Harbour to Shamarra Alpaca Farm. Our Akaroa alpaca farm has stunning harbour views. Alpaca farmers, Frank and Anya, will treat you to an interesting and interactive introduction to these animals (renowned for their ultra-fine fleece). Refreshments are included on these Akaroa farm tours...(more)

ALPINE JET THRILLS - Springfield & Waimakariri

Location: Christchurch West

Join us on the Alpine Jet, taking you deep into the foothills of the Southern Alps and through the stunning Waimakariri River canyon. Breathtaking views, wonderful mixture of scenery and excitement, our safari tour option doubles as an eco-experience with magnificent scenery, native bush and wildlife. We are located only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport...(more)

ARION FARM EDUCATION PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

See, touch, feed, and learn about a variety of farm animals and their history and contribution to the New Zealand economy at the Arion Farm Education Park. Bring out your students and families for pony rides and children's parties, as they are also options. Picnic or barbeque in our natural environment with shelter and shade...(more)

ARION HORSE TREKKING - Christchurch

Location: McLeans Island

Trek along the lovely forest tracks in a safe and peaceful environment with the team at Arion Horse Trekking. Treks include the majestic and mighty Waimakariri River for some stunning views of the mountains and Canterbury plains and cross the many braided streams when nature permits...(more)

BALLOONING CANTERBURY - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Welcome to Ballooning Canterbury. We offer a world of peace, tranquility, a truly magical experience. Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Allow 4-5 hours. Courtesy transfers to and from most Christchurch Hotels. Hands on adventure which offers fantastic photo opportunities. A glass of champagne, fruit juice and a light snack after landing...(more)

BLACK CAT CRUISES - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Home to the rare, playful Hector's Dolphin is the beautiful harbour of Akaroa, near Christchurch. Come on our two-hour nature cruise where we guarantee you will see dolphins or join us another day for FREE, you will also see fur seals, penguins and marine birdlife. Swimming with dolphins is available in Akaroa Harbour. Winner of the Supreme Tourism Award 2003/4...(more)

BUMPER BALL - New Zealand

Location: Christchurch West

Bumper Ball guarantees laughter while trying something new! With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games. You just need at least 6 people and we'll come to you, and we're in 6 cities around NZ. Anyone from age 7 up can have a go. Minimum Rules, Maximum Fun!..(more)

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CADDYSHACK MINI GOLF - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Welcome to CaddyShack, Christchurch's most exciting indoor mini golf experience. CaddyShack is located in an indoor, all-weather venue in Woolston. Each of our 18 holes incorporates a different theme and offers different skill challenges and fun. CaddyShack Christchurch is the ultimate mini golf experience. Practice your crazy golf...(more)

CHIPMUNKS PLAYLAND AND CAFE - Papanui, Christchurch

Location: Papanui

The aim of Chipmunks' Playland and cafe is to make sure the kids have fun in our superior playlands and playgrounds, which offer the latest, safest and best play equipment available in New Zealand. For all the parents out there - relax over a coffee in Charlie's Cafe while the kids have fun at our Cranford St venue...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ADVENTURE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Home to NZ's longest chairlift carrying sightseers, zipliners and mountain bikes to stunning views, Christchurch Adventure Park invite you on a Zipline tour and their mountain bike trails. The café serves both cabinet and menu food as well as delicious local beers and wines to help you relax on the sunny deck and watch the adventure unfold...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Avon River Punting

Location: Christchurch Central

Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, summer or winter, wrapped in luxury as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Botanic Gardens Tour

Location: Christchurch Central

A favourite of our Christchurch attractions, the Gardens Tour is a very affordable activity for any nature enthusiast. Glide over smooth pathways in our electric-powered Caterpillar shuttle, a cute vehicle looking like its namesake, the caterpillar. You can hop on or off the Caterpillar at any time. Bring your camera. Operates all seasons of the year...(more)