Christchurch Activities

Experience the history and post-earthquake modernisation of New Zealand's oldest city


Soaring Kiwi Red Bus waiting outside the Canterbury Museum
Soaring Kiwi Central Tour

Explore Christchurch from the top deck of a classic London double-decker bus.

Use your 24hr pass to hop on and off at stops along the way visiting Christchurch’s top attractions at your own pace. See Cathedral Square, Mona Vale Gardens, Riccarton Mall, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Regent Street and more. 


Frozen transporter in the International Antarctic Centre
International Antarctic Centre

Explore the frozen realms of Antarctica at one of New Zealand’s best attractions.

Chart your path around Antarctica, venture through The Snow and Ice Experience, survive an Antarctic storm, learn about life in modern-day Antarctica and Scott Base, interact with little Blue penguins, cuddle huskies and take an exhillarating ride in the Hagglund all-terrain amphibious Antarctic vehicle.


Dolphins playing around the Black Cat
Akaroa Day Trip
Tour, Cruise, and Lunch

Travel to the stunning French town of Akaroa via Lake Ellesmere and a visit to the Hilltop Tavern for panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour. Then sample the local cheese at Barry’s Bay cheese factory before enjoying a picturesque lunch at Bully Hayes Restaurant.

In the afternoon, relax aboard the Canterbury Cat while exploring Akaroa Harbour and sighting dolphins, penguins and seals.