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Things to do in Christchurch
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Welcome to Christchurch

Christchurch offers a wide range of attractions and activities. If you are after something adventurous why not try hot air ballooning, Lyttelton Harbour cruises or mountain biking. For those who seek more relaxing activities punting down the Avon River or enjoy wining and dining in Christchurch's fabulous cafes and restaurants.

Close enough to day trip to Kaikoura whalewatch, Hanmer Springs hot pools and Akaroa's French village, makes Christchurch a great destination. To get you started, we haved listed some ideas and links to more information:
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Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Combines an authentic Maori cultural experience, conservation and New Zealand cuisine.

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Margaret Mahy Playground

The spectacular all-ages, all-abilities playground is free to visit and open all day everyday!

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Christchurch Tramways

The Christchurch Trams offer a unique experience combining history and sightseeing.

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Punting on the River Avon

Avon River punting tours aboard handcrafted flat-bottomed boats, poled along by a punter.

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Antarctic Centre

Authentic, interactive fun provides an exciting experience of Antarctica for visitors.

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Christchurch Art Centre

A place for arts, culture, education and creativity within a collection of heritage buildings.

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Orana Park

The ultimate animal adventure where you get up close and personal with the animals.

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Botanical Gardens

Tours to view some of the best examples of native and exotic flora in New Zealand.

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Hanmer Springs

Water slides, relaxing thermal pools, spa treatments, private pools, sauna and steam rooms.

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Akaroa and the Bays

Akaroa is an historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano.

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Whale Watch Kaikoura

Spectacular Kaikoura scenery plus the opportunity to whale watch by boat, plane or helicopter.

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Christchurch Gondola

Breathtaking aerial views of the Canterbury Plains, Southern Alps Banks Peninsula.

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Airforce Museum

Discover New Zealand's military aviation history by exploring galleries, displays and exhibitions.

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Waipara Valley Wineries

Waiapara Valley is a premium wine producing region with winery tours, wine tasting and dining.

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Transitional Cathedral

Designed by world famous Japanese architect Shigeru Ban using structural cardboard tubes.

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The Tannery

A destination for premium boutique shopping, restaurants and bars in historic Woolston Tannery.

Image sources:
christchurchnz.com, cdc.org.nz, Bernard Spragg/Flickr
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Location

Annabelle Court Motel
42 Riccarton Road
Christchurch 8011

Office Hours

Monday to Sunday:

8.00 am–8.00 pm

Contact us

Phone: 64 3 341 1189
Freephone: 0800 77 55 77
Fax: 64 3 341 3030
stay@annabellecourtmotel.co.nz