City Centre Rolleston Ave, Christchurch Central, Christchurch
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
Founded in 1863 with the planting of an English oak tree, the Christchurch Botanic Gardens are extensive and contain an impressive array of plant collections that delight at any time of year.
10 Bridle Path Rd, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
The Christchurch Gondola gently lifts you nearly a kilometre to the top of the Port Hills, almost 500 metres above sea level.
13/109 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Christchurch Tram City Tour
The Christchurch Trams offer a unique experience combining history and sightseeing. Enjoy a journey in style through the changing face of Christchurch’s city centre on board our beautifully restored heritage Trams, one of Christchurch’s leading attractions,
38 Orchard Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch Antarctic Centre
Christchurch Antarctic Centre is open every day of the year. There is a huge range of experiences guaranteed to entertain the whole family. Experience an Antarctic storm room. Explore an all-terrain vehicle tour. Or just make friends with penguins and huskies.
Akaroa, New Zealand
Just 75kms, or an hour’s drive from Christchurch, Akaroa is noted for its colonial architecture. Originally a French settlement it is now a beautiful retreat, with an array of restaurants, cafes, vineyards, galleries, and art and craft stores. Activities include swimming with the Hector’s dolphins, scenic wildlife cruises, well-marked bush walks, kayak trips, and visits to The Happiest Garden on Earth, a garden full of unusual artwork.
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Located 136Kms, or an hour and half’s drive from Christchurch, the Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve’s natural geothermal pools are the perfect place to relax and unwind. For the more active Hanmer Springs also has scenic bushwalks, from easy to more strenuous, horse trekking, 4 wheel driving, white water rafting, golf, mountain biking, jet boat rides, and bungy jumping.
Mt Hutt, Mount Hutt, New Zealand
Skiing in Canterbury
Christchurch is close to a wide array of ski fields suitable for beginners through to advanced skiers and boarders. Mt Hutt skifield is just over an hour’s drive from Christchurch, with a season from early June to late October. Porter’s Heights is 98kms, or an hour’s drive from Christchurch. Both have excellent facilities for skiers and boarders at all levels, plus full gear hire, lessons and packages.
30 Durey Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Christchurch International Airport
Christchurch International and Domestic Airport is 10kms from our Christchurch Hotel. The Airport is the gateway to the South Island, NZ.