Handpicked by a Christchurch Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Wet Weather Activities in Christchurch'.

When the rain is falling hard in Christchurch, there are still plenty of activities to escape the wet weather and entertain.  Here are our picks of the best wet weather activities in Christchurch.


Supa Karts Indoor - Next Level Racing

Supa Karts Indoor Go Karting Track offers a daily adrenaline dose, and high octane fun experience. The 200 metre long track is suitable for everyone, whether you are an expert adrenaline karting driver, or just learning to drive.   Operating on the number 1 track in town, drivers benefit from an excellent fleet of top quality French engineered and manufactured, SODI Go Karts.  Bu...

Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum and its collections have been enjoyed by visitors from across the world for over 130 years. The collections include over 2.1 million items including Antarctic expeditions, the settlement history of Canterbury and natural history.  The museum is located on Rolleston Avenue, next door to the Botanic Gardens. Pricing: Entry to Canterbury Museum is free; donations are a...

Quake City

Find out more about the devastating 2011 Christchurch earthquake from the people it affected most. The 2010 and 2011 earthquakes that hit Christchurch devastated the city and hugely affected residents, business owners and visitors to the city. The Quake City exhibition explores how the city reacted to the earthquake and has moved on from the events. The exhibition includes personal stories f...

Air Force Museum

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...

International Antarctic Centre

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 ...

Riverside Market

Overlooking the Avon River, Riverside Market is a fresh take on inner city life with a daily indoor market linking into a boutique network of retail, restaurants, cooking schools, cafes and bars. Opening Hours: Monday - Wednesday:  Doors Open 8.00am / All Traders Open - 10.00am - 6.00pm  Thursday - Friday:  Doors Open 8.00am / All Traders Open - 10.00am - 9.00pm  S...

Laser Strike

Enter into an unknown realm of dark mystery, anticipation and adrenalin. Does victory or peril await you? Operating since 1987, Laser Strike has been a mainstay of the Christchurch entertainment scene for decades. We have one simple mission and that's to provide the best group entertainment activity in Christchurch. Test your skills. Destroy your enemy. Laser Strike is by far the best group soc...

Christchurch Art Gallery

With its spectacular curved glass frontage designed to evoke the form of the River Avon, the Christchurch Art Gallery is the city's premier art exhibition space.  Housing works by both New Zealand and international artists, the gallery has a mix of permanent and changing exhibitions. Audio tours are available as well as tours given by gallery volunteers. Some tours include sign language in...

Caddyshack City Minigolf

Christchurch's most exciting indoor mini golf experience.  Caddyshack is a Christchurch family fun institution along with being the ultimate mini golf experience. Located in an indoor, all-weather venue just a few minutes drive from Christchurch’s centre, each of the 18 holes incorporates a different theme with some amazing scale models, and each offers different skill challenges an...

Clip n' Climb

Clip ‘n Climb is the most exciting new concept in indoor climbing.  It's 100% pure Kiwi and was developed here in Christchurch. There are 38 different climbs for you to enjoy with automatic belay devices on every climb.  Simply clip them onto your harness and away you go.  When you reach the top, just let go and the device will gently lower you back down to the ground. All C...

Mega Air Trampoline Arena

Explore and be wowed by New Zealands largest Trampoline Park. Mega Air offers a wide range of activities including Half pipe, Basketball, Toddler Slide, Airbag, the Valley challenge, multiple Bounce, Boxe challenges and much more.  The other side has New Zealand’s largest and safest Dodge ball court, Tumbling lanes, Mega tramps and Boxes. Contact: 03 344 2446...

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