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Activities and Attractions in Christchurch

Christchurch is the gateway to New Zealand's South Island. You can ski, bungy jump, hike, mountain bike, raft, surf, swim, golf, see whales, dolphins and seals, visit wineries and gardens, shop, be entertained and awed, and so much more, all within 2 hours of Christchurch.

Air Force Museum of New Zealand

The Air Force Museum of New Zealand is the national museum for the Royal New Zealand Air Force, located on the former air base at Wigram, Christchurch. 

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Alpine Ice Sports Centre

Christchurch's international size ice skating facility. Perfect for families, ice sports and schools. Have a blast and experience the ice today.


International Antarctic Centre

Located next to Christchurch International Airport, and open every day of the year, the International Antarctic Centre has a huge range of experiences guaranteed to entertain the whole family.

Be chilled in our incredible Antarctic storm room. Be thrilled on an all-terrain vehicle tour. Make friends with penguins and huskies. Learn about the first expeditions, modern day life on Scott Base and the future of humanity on the ice. Be amazed through the big screen ice tour and astonished within the immersive 4D theatre.

In just a few hours here the icy continent will create memories to last a lifetime. It’s cold. It’s cool. It’s waiting to be discovered by you.

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Alpine Jet Thrills

An Experience - not just a ride. For Canterbury’s leading JetBoat and New Zealand’s only AirBoat experience, look no further than Alpine Jet Thrills. 

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Orana Wildlife Park

The Park is home to New Zealand's only gorillas.

Set in 80 hectares within 15 minutes’ drive of Christchurch Airport, Orana Wildlife Park provides the ultimate animal adventure. We get you up close and personal with the animals.

Imagine hand feeding a majestic giraffe; eye balling the magnificent white rhino; meeting New Zealand’s national icon, the kiwi or travelling through the Lion Reserve!

Orana is internationally renowned for its involvement in zoo-based breeding programmes for endangered exotic and native species. When you visit, you are supporting conservation work.

There is something to entertain people of all ages, for the entire day, at Orana Wildlife Park!

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The Arts Centre

Located in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch, The Arts Centre is an Aotearoa New Zealand landmark – home to galleries, museums, cinemas, boutique retailers, artisan eateries and bars, engaging events, stunning venues and much more.

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Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Willowbank houses 95 species that are divided into three sections: exotics, heritage farmyard and New Zealand natives.

As well as having public displays of various animal species it also carries out conservation of native species including tuatara, kiwi, brown teal, and duvaucel's gecko. Willowbank also holds the only pair of takahe on display in the South Island of New Zealand outside a Department of Conservation facility.


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