Things to do in New Zealand, Book Here
Christchurch is a base for exploring South Island, as well as a city of exploration itself! The constantly evolving city is known for its English heritage. Street art, innovative projects, a bustling hospitality scene, green spaces, cutting-edge architecture and heritage buildings are some of its distinctive features. The Banks Peninsula as well as the stunning Southern Alps and famed Canterbury Plains are within reach of the city too.
Here are some of the attractions of Christchurch;
1. Visit Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
Experience native New Zealand. Encounter the country’s ‘Big 5’ wildlife – the Kiwi, Kaka, Tuatara, Kea and Takahe at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve! Spend your day wandering the reserve and feeding the animals. Alternatively, go on a guided Kiwi tour or enjoy a Maori cultural experience. View the only pair of Takahe on display in the entire South Island outside a Department of Conservation facility.
For more information, please visit; www.newzealand.com/int/plan/business/willowbank-wildlife-reserve/
2. Christchurch Tram City Tour
Enjoy a unique experience of history and sightseeing in the tram city tour of Christchurch! The beautifully restored heritage trams are one of the city’s best-loved attractions by locals and visitors alike. Hop-on and hop-off at your leisure to admire central city sights. Enjoy live commentaries while on board. The city tour covers the Canterbury Museum & Botanic Gardens, Turanga, Margaret Mahy Playground, Riverside Market etc. among many others.
For more information, please visit; www.christchurchattractions.nz/christchurch-tram/
3. Maori Experience at Ko Tane
Enjoy an unforgettable evening at Ko Tane featuring a traditional Maori Powhiri (welcome), Kapahaka performance and a fully interactive village. Learn all about the Maori hunting skills, cooking techniques, their games, traditional instruments and tools. The Kapahaka performance features action songs, poi dances, haka, stick games, weapons display and opportunities to learn the poi and haka. Enjoy a 4-course dinner with the Maori!
For more information, please visit; www.newzealand.com/int/plan/business/ko-tane-the-maori-experience/
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