Christchurch East compromises the eastern suburbs of Christchurch as well as Christchurch’s beachfront. Christchurch East was hit particularly hard by the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes and some suburbs were demolished and returned to parkland. Christchurch East boasts many beautiful suburbs including the seaside suburb of Brighton. more
Christchurch East accommodation offers a range of options including backpacker accommodation, motels and bed and breakfasts.
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Mobile-friendly - An adventure and playing field in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility. A fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges.
Mobile-friendly - Arcadia Motel is located 4km from Cathedral Square in a park setting in historical Woolston on the bank of the Heathcote River, halfway between Cathedral Square and Sumner Beach. Arcadia Motel offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation consisting of three studios, two wheelchair access studios, three studio/one-bedroom units and three family units, all with kitchen facilities and serviced daily.
Mobile-friendly - A sanctuary from loud, large hostels. 36 bed hostel approximately 10 minutes walk to The Restart Mall. One of the friendliest hostels on the planet. Great place to meet people from around the world! Kick back, relax and stay awhile. Nominated as one of the best small hostels in 2013, and mentioned in the Lonely Planet. Free Wifi and parking.
Bottle Lake Forest Park is an exotic pine forest of approximately 800 hectares. It is a lovely place for a walk on a hot or windy day as the tracks are almost all entirely in the shade.
CaddyShack's Indoor golf is such great fun for the whole family. Each of our mini-golf's 18 holes represents local and worldwide features and historical events. Thrilling indoor entertainment. Ideal venue for social groups, corporate team building families or your special celebration. Open 7 days during school and public holidays from 10am.
For a "top" experience in Christchurch (only 15 minutes from central city), take a ride to the summit of the Port Hills, 500 metres above sea level. It's magical! Spectacular 360-degree views of Christchurch City, Lyttelton Harbour, Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Set atop the Gondola Summit Station, the Red Rock Cafe offers delicious snacks, light meals and beverages.
Mobile-friendly - Small, friendly and relaxing. It is ideally situated near central Christchurch for all your holiday activities. Wide range of accommodation options including tent sites, power sites, motels, self contained units and cabins. Qualmark rated 4-star-plus. Swimming Pool, Playground, BBQ, Close to bus stop and restaurants/cafes. WiFi available throughout the park (1 hour free every 24 hours).
Mobile-friendly - We offer guided tours in double sea kayaks down the beautiful Avon river. Come and glimpse the City from a different perspective. With many highlights such as the Red Zone, migrating and native wading birds and great views of the Port Hills, this is a fantastic trip for everyone. All equipment provided, no experience necessary and shuttle afterwards is provided.
Mobile-friendly - Guided 1-day walk on Banks Peninsula, a spectacular extinct volcano within 30 minutes of Christchurch. Experience the world-class views and enjoy a days' walk with our experienced local guides. If you are short on time, a half-day guided walk on Banks Peninsula is for you.
Mobile-friendly - Eco Villa is a centrally located, fully self-contained Christchurch boutique hotel with full kitchen facilities. The property is a beautifully renovated 1910 character residence with eight individually-crafted rooms, each with their own unique features. All rooms come with complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. Perfect for group accommodation, a venue for your special event or just hire our meeting room.
Ferrymead Golf, a great place to bring the kids! Enticing options for family fun. Over the weekend, after school or during school holidays, this is your premier entertainment centre. Choice of playing any of the three 18 hole mini-golf courses, either inside or outside, including recently opened real grass outdoor 'Grasslands' course, plus paintball and many kids party options.
Ferrymead Heritage Park features an early 1900s (Edwardian) township, with exhibits such as houses, picture theatre, school classroom, church, jail, railway station, trains, lodge hall, post office, printers, tobacconist, general store, lawyer’s office and more. Located near the Port Hills. Combine a visit with a gondola ride to the summit, visit the port of Lyttelton, Heathcote Valley, Redcliffs and Sumner.
Mobile-friendly - Flip Out is an indoor trampoline park with a variety of jumping, flipping, and climbing areas. Jump times are from 1 hour to a day pass, with group discounts. The space also hosts LaserTag and a VR experience. We also cater for birthday parties and have a cafe for parents to relax while their kids burn energy.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to our premium Christchurch backpackers; Haka Lodge - one of the top-rated Christchurch hostels on Tripadvisor! Our third floor loft style dorm area is bunk-bed-free, split into 3 semi-private areas and has a funky chill out area where you can relax or access our free unlimited WiFi.
Ngā Hau e Whā Marae Experience. Guided tour of Ngā Hau e Whā National Marae including a traditional Powhiri (Welcoming Ceremony), theatre styled production, light show and a sample of Kapa Haka, finishing with a light refreshment.
We offer first-class service at very reasonable rates. We meet and greet at airport, railway station, hotel. Come and see Christchurch and the Canterbury region with us. Our drivers excel in covering all points of interest in a professional manner and have a comprehensive knowledge of the area. See us first. We are also available for small group tours.
Boutique French Style seaside bed and breakfast Hotel in Sumner, 20 Min from Central Christchurch, serviced by major Metro Bus Line. Quality accommodation, superb hospitality supplemented with a delicious complimentary bistro lounge breakfast. An affordable, high standard hotel, with en-suites and hi tech in-room facilities. Charming relaxed village atmosphere with ample restaurants just 2 mins walk away.
Come along with Pacific Paddle Company and enjoy a private lesson at a sheltered bay in Christchurch. We use the highest quality boards and paddles designed by us in New Zealand. Our website offers great deals in an array of stand up paddle gear. Everyone who books through tourism.net receives 20% off a new board.
Relax and enjoy spectacular views over the South Pacific and across to the Southern Alps. We offer guests modern quality accommodation in a private suite with its own entrance. We are just 15 minutes drive from the city centre and 3 minutes from the beach. There is an excellent choice of cafes and restaurants nearby.
Mobile-friendly - Quality budget accommodation at competitive prices in Christchurch. 50 clean comfortable beds: free local calls, parking, tea and coffee, WIFI, dvd’s, storage. Pointbreak is located just 300 meters from New Brighton beach, handy to the shopping mall. Frequent buses provide easy access to all of Christchurch’s attractions. We welcome independent travellers, your stories, your laundry and your card games.
Mobile-friendly - Short (from three nights) and medium term (minimum stay of two weeks) accommodation in Christchurch. Christchurch has a huge amount to offer as a holiday destination - new attractions like the Cardboard Cathedral, RE:start shopping centre, New Regent Street and the earthquake memorial are well worth a visit. Interested? We have several properties available for short and medium term stays.
Mobile-friendly - Situated 1 minute drive to North Beach in Christchurch. Completely refurbished and redecorated in late 2016, we're excited to offer our range of accommodation from backpacker and budget accommodation to luxury suites. Each room has tea/coffee-making facilities and use of fully-equipped shared kitchen and outdoor patio area that opens to the Garden Cottage and outdoor lawn area. Close to beach.
Mobile-friendly - We operate unique double decker city sightseeing tours in Auckland and Christchurch! Our friendly guides provide an entertaining and informative 'live' commentary throughout your journey. Learn about the history of these cities and visit all the 'must see' attractions. Enjoy incredible views from the top deck of open and closed top, classic and new, double decker buses.
Travis Wetlands are a tranquil and beautiful oasis in North East Christchurch. Explore the Millennium Forest, first planted in 2000. Tall tussock sedges and rushes bordering the pond are already starting to seed and spread naturally, while seedlings of future forest giants (Totara, Kahikatea, Matai) are planted here. Travis Wetlands is a place of beauty, tranquility and inspiration.
Mobile-friendly - We offer two choices of outrageous fun on 3 wheels: -Wind powered blokart (land yachts) - Battery powered Driftkarts Two purpose built tracks in Christchurch where you can hire a kart and have some fun with family and friends. A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 80+
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Strange's Comedy! Seats fill up fast so get in early! Show starts at 8pm. Strange's Comedy is one of NZ's premier open mic comedy nights! Come see the freshest talent giving it a go and some experienced pro's ...
Where: Strange & Co, Christchurch
Address: 89 Lichfield St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 6th June 2018
To: 10:30pm on Wednesday 18th September 2019
Tony Chestnut & The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
This Cabaret style Drag show is not to missed, get along Christchurch, to something you’ve never seen before! Join Tony Chestnut as he takes a trip down a sexy and scandalous memory lane. He’ll be visited by his ...
Where: D4, Christchurch, Christchurch
Address: Unit D4, 10 Garlands Rd, Woolston, Christchurch
From: 8:00pm on Wednesday 18th September 2019
To: 10:00pm on Wednesday 18th September 2019
Beats By Bingo
Once a month on a Wednesday at the Avonhead Tavern join DJ Nacoa for the best musical bingo show in Christchurch! terrible tunes, awesome prizes and awkward banter. Different genres to suit everyone and free (and easy!) ...
Where: Avonhead Tavern, Christchurch
Address: 120 Withells Rd, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 17th July 2019
To: 11:59pm on Wednesday 16th October 2019
Bachata Latin Beginner 101 Dance Courses
Bachata Dance Classes in Christchurch. Bachata dancing is a modern, social street style dance and is completely a freestyle, meaning its not choreographed. Bachata is a style of dance that originated in the Dominican ...
Where: Salsa Latina Dance Centre, Christchurch
Address: 12 Bath St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
To: 8:30pm on Wednesday 13th November 2019
Join us for legendary Karaoke Wednesdays at the greatest little pub in Christchurch Drink specials, food specials, Craic Pots, Cocktails, Shooters. Get here early to avoid the line and sing your song on Craic stage ...
Where: The Craic Irish Bar, Christchurch
Address: 84b Riccarton Rd, Riccarton, Christchurch
From: 10:00pm on Wednesday 4th September 2019
To: 3:00am on Thursday 3rd October 2019
Au Ko Tuvalu
Waves are lapping dangerously at the shores of the Pacific Island home to the world’s first environmental refugees: Tuvalu. Sitting just metres above the water that will soon swallow their home, three siblings ...
Where: Court Theatre, Christchurch
Address: Bernard St, Addington, Christchurch
From: 6:00pm on Thursday 12th September 2019
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 21st September 2019
iNaturalist Neighbourhood Nature Nosey Canterbury
Let’s learn what lives around us so we can look after it better. Join the Neighbourhood Nature Nosey and discover what’s in your neighbourhood by posting photos of plants, animals, and fungi to get them identified by ...
Where: DOC Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre, Christchurch
Address: 28 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch
From: 12:00am on Saturday 14th September 2019
To: 11:55pm on Sunday 22nd September 2019
Irish Traditional Music Session
Everyone welcome to our traditional music session - listeners and players. We get together every Wednesday 7.30pm here at A Rolling Stone. All levels of player welcome including beginners. Slower pace until 9pm, for ...
Where: A Rolling Stone, Christchurch
Address: 579 Colombo St, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 21st August 2019
To: 10:00pm on Wednesday 30th October 2019
A good old fashioned pub quiz. Everyone welcome!
Where: Morrell & Co, Christchurch
Address: 280 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch
From: 7:00pm on Wednesday 30th January 2019
To: 9:30pm on Wednesday 20th November 2019
Tribal Belly Dance Fundamentals
Tribal Belly Dance is a modern form of belly dance with an emphasis on dancing together as a group. Tribal has a powerful, grounded and earthy aesthetic in both it's movement vocabulary and adornments. Suitable for all ...
Where: Showbiz Christchurch, Christchurch
Address: 369 St Asaph Street, Christchurch
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 13th February 2019
To: 8:30pm on Wednesday 4th December 2019