Experience a true urban adventure in Christchurch, recently named as one of the friendliest cities in the world.
Christchurch is a vibrant city filled with street art, established green spaces and a bustling hospitality scene. The Avon River intersects the city, combining New Zealand’s natural beauty with innovative architecture and some of the oldest buildings in the country. Whether you’re a foodie, art enthusiast or an adventure lover, Christchurch has an itinerary to suit.
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Situated north of the Banks Peninsula, Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island and is the perfect base camp for exploration. The surrounding Canterbury region offers some of the most beautiful views in New Zealand, including Banks Peninsula, the Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains.
Enjoy a moment of relaxation as you soak in the thermal pools at Hanmer Springs or embark on an unforgettable whale watching cruise in Kaikoura. For travellers seeking a change of pace, take on the county’s world-famous adventure activities and head to the Port Hills for some downhill biking and zip-lining.
Book your Christchurch accommodation with Choice Hotels and start your Kiwi adventure.