Christchurch North Attractions and Activities
North Christchurch has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in North Christchurch.
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Mobile-friendly - 20 minutes north of Christchurch. Luxurious self-contained farmstay units with modern facilities sleeping four persons per unit, with full kitchen facilities. Delightful farm setting, excellent fishing, and adorable alpaca. Your experienced hosts will gladly assist you with any travel plans. Courtesy transport to and from city or airport. Farm breakfast available. Proven record in the field of alpacas.
Mobile-friendly - Chipmunks' Playland and cafe's aim is to make sure the kids have fun in our superior playlands and playgrounds, which offer the latest, safest and best play equipment available . For all the parents out there - relax over a coffee in Charlie's Cafe while the kids have fun at our Cranford St venue.
Mobile-friendly - The best place to go in Christchurch is Antarctica. At the Antarctic Centre you'll have the chance to make friends with cool huskies and cute penguins, ride the mighty Hagglund, experience snow, ice and a real Antarctic storm up close, learn all about the icy continent and much, much more.
Located at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Ko Tāne is the South Island’s only Māori cultural experience and hāngī dinner. Includes a pōwhiri (traditional Māori welcome), an interactive village experience and a 45-minute kapahaka performance with an optional hāngī meal and/or kiwi tour. Performances at 5.30pm with bookings essential. Phone 359 6226 for availability or click below to make your booking.
The large open picnic areas make an ideal spot for an outing with family and friends. A playground offers another chance for children to burn off some energy, while for more serious walkers and runners the five kilometre return Waimairi Walkway provides the opportunity to enjoy some fresh air. Pack a picnic and spend an afternoon in the sunshine.
Mobile-friendly - Located only 15 minutes’ drive from the city centre and you are in the country. Ride along the banks of the mighty Waimakariri River in the dappled light of the willow and poplar trees, large open grassland areas or out onto the extensive river bed and splash through the water. First timers to experienced, and children welcome.
Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Meet New Zealand's Big 5 with Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Listen to the kiwi as it forages by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily.
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