Following the 2010-2011 earthquakes, Christchurch has reemerged as a vibrant, ever-changing city. Lonely Planet listed Christchurch as a top 10 citiy to visit and New York Times ranked Christchurch no. 2 in their 52 Places To Go. Come and get a taste of what this amazing city has to offer.

 

Comfort Inn Riccarton is located within a short 2 hour drive from most ski areas in the Canterbury region. Speak to our friendly staff for local tips on where to go and recommended day trips.

Willowbank is a special place combining native New Zealand wildlife, rare breeds, nature and culture – all within the boundaries of Christchurch city.

 

Back on track on the city streets with a newly extended route, the Trams offer a unique experience combining history and sightseeing.

Christchurch's Jet Thrills has the most thrilling jet boat rides that carry a warning "Caution we spin often"

 

Spectacular Lord of the Rings scenery combined with the thrill of rafting some of New Zealand’s most exciting whitewater, delicious meals and an amazing atmosphere - the perfect rafting adventure.

Soar suspended above the suburbs as the birds fly beneath your cabin. The Christchurch Gondola whisks you nearly a kilometre to the Crater Rim at the top of the Port Hills with stunning 360° views.

 

Welcome Aboard the Caterpillar Botanic Gardens Tour. Experience the natural beauty of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on board our electric vehicles.

An iconic Christchurch activity not to be missed. Admire the beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens or the changing face of the city centre as you are expertly guided gently along the Avon River on our authentic Edwardian punting tours.

 

Experience amazing Antarctica without leaving Christchurch! A 'Must Do' experience and interactive fun for visitors of all ages. Antarctic Gallery, 'Antarctica' Snow & Ice, Storm, Hagglund Ride, 4D Theatre, Historic Hut exhibit & Little Blue Penguins

Alpine Jet operates in the spectacular Waimakariri River canyon through the foothills of the Southern Alps. Alpine Jet is the premier Canterbury and Christchurch jet boating operator! New Zealand jet boating at its best!

 

Straight 8 Estate is located at the top of the Canterbury Plains half an hour drive south of Christchurch in the Burnham area. The vineyard was planted in the mid 1980’s through to 1992.

Christchurch Casino

Christchurch Casino is Christchurch's premier entertainment destination features fine dining, live entertainment and gaming right in the heart of the city.

 

Discover Canterbury's earthquake stories at Quake City in central Christchurch. See significant objects, photos and film of the earthquakes. Hear the stories of residents who lived through the big quakes.

A great confidence builder & wicked adrenalin rush adventure park in a beautiful forest setting. The park features an aerial obstacle course and flying foxes (zip lines) up to 20 metres high with different pathways of progressive height & difficulty.

 

Experience New Zealand's rich cultural and natural heritage. Be transported back to our pioneering days and find out about Christchurch and Canterbury today.

Unique animal encounters are a specialty of Orana: hand feed giraffe, meet rhino up close, travel through the lion habitat (conditions apply). Orana is home to NZ's only gorillas! View kiwi & a range of NZ animals. Scheduled animal feeds occur daily.

HGC is located right in the heart of the city, only a few minutes from many Christchurch Motels and Hotels. Golf has been played in Hagley Park since 1873, the oldest Golf Course in Christchurch.