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3 Days in Christchurch: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 138 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Christchurch is often described as the most English of New Zealand's cities. But for all its self-consciously inherited charm, it can hold its own as a thoroughly modern New Zealand city. Kiwi art ...  Read more

Kaikoura Tours

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 48 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Travel through the rolling hill country of North Canterbury, enjoying the beauty of its rural pastoral scenes, to Kaikoura where the mountains meet the sea. Only three hours from Christchurch, ...  Read more

Akaroa Tours From Christchurch

By Viator, October 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In 1840, when the French sea captain Jean Francois Langlois sailed into Akaroa Harbor, he planned to establish a French colony on the south end of the Banks Peninsula. After all, on his previous ...  Read more

Visiting Christchurch’s Earthquake Recovery

By Viator, July 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 28 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Prior to the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, central Christchurch was a teeming district with historic buildings, lively bars, and games of chess in the open squares. All of that changed, ...  Read more

Wine Tasting Near Christchurch

By Viator, July 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 38 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When most people think of New Zealand and wine, they immediately think of Marlborough and Sauvignon Blanc. While Marlborough is in fact be the nation’s largest wine region, the country is covered in ...  Read more

Mt. Cook Tours from Christchurch

By Viator, December 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 47 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

On New Zealand’s South Island, Aoraki (Mt. Cook) soars up to 3,750 meters (12,315 feet) over the country’s Southern Alps. Australasia’s highest mountain, it’s one of the most popular day trip ...  Read more

Maori Cultural Experiences

By Viator, August 2010

4 star rating: Recommended 28 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

On an evening tour from Christchurch you are treated to a truly memorable cultural performance with a traditional Maori Concert consisting of action songs, poi dances and hakas. Take the ...  Read more

Christchurch and Other Top South Island Destinations

By Emma , Australia, January 2012

A series of earthquakes hit Christchurch, New Zealand in 2010 and 2011 causing widespread damage. While recovery is underway there are still parts of the center that are out of bounds to the general ...  Read more

Activities in Christchurch

By Jane Ormond , Australia, July 2011

If you’ve ever been to New Zealand, you’ll know how clean and green it is. That crisp air, those friendly people – it’s a stunning, striking place. Unfortunately Christchurch in New Zealand suffered ...  Read more

Going Off the Beaten Path in the Chatham Islands

By Kyle , USA, February 2013

Although New Zealand is a definite hotspot on the global backpacker and adventure travel circuit, few travelers ever venture off the beaten path by making a side trip to the Chatham Islands. A group ...  Read more

The World Buskers Festival in Christchurch

By Kyle , USA, January 2013

If one thing is certain it’s that everybody loves a good street performer, and in few places in the world do so many of them gather in the same place as at the World Buskers Festival in Christchurch. ...  Read more

New Years Eve in Christchurch

By Kyle , USA, December 2012

Given that New Zealand is one of the first countries in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve, it would only make sense that New Year’s Eve in Christchurch be a festive affair. Though not nearly ...  Read more

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