Attractions & Adrenaline
Lush parks and gardens, staggering redwoods, and dancing willows
only begin to define the natural beauty of Christchurch. Our
Christchurch accommodation provides the rest and relaxation you
require after your days out enjoying the activities on offer around
our beautiful city.
Hot air ballooning
Christchurch in a magnificent hot air balloon. Enjoy the entire
300 km panorama of the Canterbury Plains including stunning views
of Mount Cook, National Park mountains and the braided Rakaia
ORANA WILDLIFE PARK
Orana Wildlife Park, just 10 minutes' drive
from Sudima Christchurch Airport, is New Zealand's largest
open-range conservation and wildlife park. Orana Wildlife Park is
home to many endangered New Zealand and African animals. For a fun
family activity, children can count how many types of animals they
see during the day. There are more than 400 animals from over 70
species to spot during your visit.
Raft the impressive Rangitata Gorge, a Grade 5 (the most
challenging and exciting) river. Your Christchurch white-water
rafting adventure begins on Grade 1 / flat water, so absolute
beginners can build up their confidence and skills as the river
gradually builds to Grade 5.
Discover why Christchurch is New Zealand's garden city with a
stroll through the beautiful Botanic Gardens. Open daily from 7am, and
consisting of 21 hectares of horticulture displays,
conservatories, memorials, garden art and walking tracks, the
Gardens are a true oasis in the city.