- Christchurch Gondola
- Orana Wildlife Park
- International Antarctic Centre
- Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour
- Adrenalin Forest
- Air Force Museum
- Christchurch Tram City Tour
- Clip 'N Climb
- Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
Best Christchurch Family ActivitiesChristchurch · 9 Items · Mike Watt · View in Story Mode
Handpicked by a Christchurch Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Christchurch Family Activities'.
We've picked out our favourite Christchurch Family Activities to take the kids to. Christchurch has plenty of activities for kids to experience from wildlife spotting, interactive museums and adventure activities. Take inspiration from our list and enjoy a fun, family day out.
Offering 360-degree views over Christchurch, the gondola provides visitors with a spectacular vista and fantastic photo opportunities. The journey to 500 metres above sea level takes about 10 minutes in a fully enclosed cable car. At the top visitors can stretch their legs with a walk on one of the many Port Hills tracks or simply sit and take in the view stretches to the Southern Alps in... More info
See New Zealand’s only gorillas and the country’s only orang-utans at Orana Wildlife Park. Set in 80 hectares, within 15 minutes’ drive of Christchurch airport, Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand’s only open range zoo. Over 400 animals, representing more than 70 different species, are displayed. Regular animal presentations occur daily. The Park specialises in providing amazi... More info
The International Antarctic Centre brings you close to Antarctica without leaving New Zealand. #morecool Visitors can immerse themselves in the snow and ice by sheltering in an ice cave, slide down an icy slope, brave the wind chill machine at -18 degrees Celsius and experience a simulated Antarctic Storm that occurs every hour. There are also plenty of displays covering the history ... More info
Christchurch Botanic Gardens TourBest Christchurch Family Activities Christchurch City, Christchurch
A visit to Christchurch is not complete until you visit the historic Botanic Gardens. Climb aboard one of our all-weather electric vehicles and tour in comfort to view some of the best examples of native and exotic flora in New Zealand. The Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour is an ideal activity for nature enthusiasts of all ages, allowing you to view some of the best examples of nati... More info
High excitement, stomach churning and a great confidence builder. Test your skills on an Adrenalin Forest aerial obstacle course. Located among natural surroundings in Canterbury, Wellington and the Bay of Plenty, Adrenalin Forest courses feature over 100 fun filled challenges across six levels. Each level is harder than the last, to conquer them all and claim your bragging rights you’l... More info
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. Explore the diverse collection at your own pace through immersive exhibitions, or join a free, guided ‘Behind the Scenes’ to... More info
One of Christchurch's iconic attractions, hop on board a beautifully restored heritage tram through the rapid re-development of Christchurch City Centre. It's a relaxing way to learn about the history of Christchurch with a spot of sightseeing. Insightful and friendly drivers offer guided commentary on the city and the major landmarks. A day-long ticket allows you to hop on and off ... More info
Located just five minutes from Christchurch Airport, Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is a family attraction that combines conservation, wildlife and Maori culture. The reserve is home to 50 different types of animals and up to 500 individual animals, wandering free and housed in individually designed enclosures. Explore three zones to learn about the county's endangered wildlife. Vis... More info
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