Christchurch - A Fun filled family Getaway

International Travel | New Zealand

Hagley Park in Autumn (Photo Courtesy: Greg O'Beirne)
Arthur's Pass Train Station (Photo Courtesy: Maxim75)

Christchurch is a popular arrival point for International Travellers to South Island in New Zealand. Christchurch is one of the largest urban areas in South Island and a popular destination for family travelers.

Christchurch is home to Museums (Air Force Museum, Heritage Museum and Vintage Car Museum), Parks & Zoos (Hagley Park, Orana Wildlife Park, Botanical Garden) and International Antarctic center (displaying many aspects of life on an Antarctic expedition including a simulated Antartic Cruise in 4D Extreme Theatre).

One of the most compelling excursions from Christchurch is one to Arthurs Pass which is highest pass over Southern Alps and is renowned for Skiing in Winter and Camping in Summer.

Christchurch is also the base point to approach Queenstown, which is renowned as the Adventure capital of the world. Guests also experience the spectacular Taieri Gorge Train to Pukerangi while traveling from Christchurch to Queenstown.

Christchurch to Queenstown Road trip takes one to Mount Cook National park which lies in the heart of Southern Alps and offers spectacular views.

Christchurch is a destination that is often visited as part of South Island visit and has many reasons to stay over for a couple of nights to enjoy a fun filled family getaway.

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