Christchurch is an international gateway to the South Island, with a wide variety of activities suitable for people of different ages.
Christchurch Art Gallery and Canterbury Museum are good places to start off when in Christchurch. Day trips can be made from a lot of selections such us, taking the Hassle-free bus tour to view multitude must-see views in the city, taking a long walk in the centrally located Hagley Park/Botanic Garden; or stepping into the Cardboard Cathedral or New Zealand’s first container mall the Re:Start Shopping Centre.
A package containing Avon River Punting/City Trams/Gondola is also another good choice. Families with young tourists can pay a visit to Orana Wildlife Park or Willowbank Reserve, or simply have a coffee at Chipmunks or Inflatable World while the kids enjoy themselves. Other attractions in Christchurch include International Antarctic Centre, Ferrymead Heritage Park, or New Brighton Pier etc.