24 Hours In Christchurch: Must Dos
Christchurch is the largest city in New Zealand’s South Island. The local community have pulled together and worked hard to rebuild their beloved metropolis following the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Christchurch is every bit as warm and inviting as it is surprising and enchanting. We’re certain you’ll be thoroughly captivated by it too.
Browse The Botanical Gardens
Even the most adventurous amongst us enjoys a bit of rest and relaxation occasionally. A stroll through the botanical gardens full of exotic plants and beautiful blooms is something quite special. And, there’s even an electric land train you can hop on to make sure you see everything!
Action Packed Adventures
New Zealand is synonymous with adventurous and adrenalin-inducing activities including jet boating and hot air ballooning, and even the most hardened thrill-seekers will find something to get their pulses racing on a Wild Kiwi tour.
Canterbury Museum And Christchurch Art Gallery
The museum’s Māori galleries display some must-see examples of objects made from pounamu, which is a green stone of enormous cultural importance. The Art Gallery was badly damaged in the earthquakes, but has now firmly positioned itself as one of the most stunning exhibitors of New Zealand art.
Visit Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn On Your Wild Kiwi Tour
Beer fan? If so, you’ve got to visit this ridiculously impressive pub for a few bevvies! Even if you aren’t much of a beer drinker, this cosy tavern has a tempting menu. We can’t even think about those house doughnuts without immediately craving one!
The Christchurch Gondola
Stepping into a cable car and taking a short ride up Mt Cavendish will reveal some spectacular views of the magnificent Christchurch landscape. You know when people talk about some locations being particularly Instagrammable? This view is exactly what they mean!
Delve Into Darkroom
As one of the first venues to open following the 2011 earthquake, Darkroom is a much-loved independent venue hosting regular live music, comedy and theatre shows. Swing by to catch a show, or just relax with a drink after a busy day exploring.