Christchurch West Family Fun and Activities
Christchurch is New Zealand's 'Garden City'. Christchurch West is home to the International Antarctic Centre, Orana Wildlife Park, the Canterbury Museum and much more. With a wide range of fun family activities, West Christchurch is the perfect holiday destination for the entire family. Many adventures in Christchurch are suitable for children, so there's no need to leave the kids at home. Bring the kids and grandparents and enjoy some fabulous family activities and entertainment in Christchurch. more
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For plenty of excitement and entertainment try kart racing at Action Karts Raceway. Great fun for all ages as you race around the only indoor clay based kart track surface in New Zealand. Banked corners add realism and excitement to your racing experience. A year-round activity for individuals, families, groups or social clubs. All safety equipment provided.
Discover New Zealand's military aviation story at the place where it all began. Engage with stories of the men and women who have helped shape New Zealand's military aviation journey, and reflect on their service and sacrifice through years of war and peace. FREE Admission, open daily (except Christmas Day), 10.00am-5.00pm.
Mobile-friendly - Excitement and scenic jet boating on the Waimakariri River. Our "Canyon Safaris" Tours depart Springfield in the spectacular canyon that runs through the foothills of the Southern Alps. Our "Braided Shallows" departs from the Waimakariri Regional Park. Enjoy the spins and speed just 20 minutes north of Christchurch. Spectacular Hamilton Jet Boat Spins. New Zealand Jet Boating at its Best!
Arion Horse Trekking invite you to trek along the lovely forest tracks in a safe and peaceful environment. Treks include the majestic and mighty Waimakariri River for some stunning views of the mountains and Canterbury plains and cross the many braided streams when nature permits.
Mobile-friendly - NZ's only open-range zoo. Orana is home to NZ's only gorillas & the country's only orang-utans too! Experience up-close animal encounters: hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino 'face-to-face', view kiwi. Stroll through native-bird aviaries and travel through the Lion Habitat (conditions apply). Our extensive native collection features a range of endangered birds and reptiles. Scheduled animal-feeds daily.
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. BOOK ONLINE & SAVE $10!
Mobile-friendly - Explore the South Island's largest shopping centre, with over 190 stores. From home-ware to evening wear, restaurants to groceries, entertainment to exercise, and everything in between - Westfield Riccarton is a one-stop shop for whatever you need.
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