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Christchurch City Guide

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Christchurch city is located midway down the east coast of the South Island, is the South Island's largest city and the main international gateway is a vibrant, cosmopolitan place with exciting festivals, theatre, modern art galleries, great shopping, award-winning attractions and a host of activities.
Known internationally for its award winning gardens, Christchurch is also a place for events and festivals. Whatever the season, you'll find a non-stop programme of entertainment with events like the Festival of Romance, the International Buskers Festival, Winter Carnival, Showtime Canterbury and a myriad of wonderful festivities just for you.

Alive with colour, atmosphere and world-class attractions, Christchurch is a graceful city that values its culture and heritage, the city is full of delights, from the beautiful neo-gothic Arts Center, to the historic tram which loops the city center, to the Christchurch Gondola and unique attractions like the International Antarctic Center.

Despite that, it also offers visitors a year round range of fresh and exciting adventures. Don't miss the fun with heart-thrilling activities such as punting on the Avon River, Gondola ride up Mount Cavendish, Willowbank Wildlife Park, Bungee Rocket and many more superb activities.

North of Christchurch is Hanmer Springs, an alpine spa at the base of the pristine Amuri mountain range. The picturesque township contains nearby walks, skiing, bungy jumping, jetboating and the relaxing thermal pools complex that are truly irresistible.

Apart from the attractions of this cheerful city, the local restaurants are showered with a celebration of fresh, natural New Zealand food and fine wines. It also refreshes you with the most exotic international delicacies ranging from the east to the west. It simply boost up your passion for more exploration throughout your vacation.

Getting There and Moving Around

By road

The village is also well serviced by bus services with both Newmans Coachlines & Greatsights offering services to and from Christchurch & Queenstown daily.

Another popular means of travel into the area is by rental of cars. All major rental firms have bases at Christchurch Airport, the International gateway into the South Island.

Moving Around

It is easy to travel around Christchurch by road, you can take a bus, a taxi or drive on your own with your rented car.


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