Christchurch

Christchurch is a city on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

It is one of largest and main city in Canterbury. It’s a cosmopolitan place with exciting festivals, theatre, modern art galleries, great shopping and award-winning attraction.

Christchurch has a temperate climate, with temperatures in January ranging from an average minimum of 15oC, to 10oC in July. Summer temperatures are often moderated by a sea breeze from the northeast. In winter, it is common for the temperature to fall bellow 0oC at night.

Christchurch is a greatly blessed with stunning alpine scenery and a host of sightseeing and Outdoor adventure activities based on resort towns like Arthur’s pass, Kaikoura and Hanmer Springs.

The large number of public parks and many well-developed residential gardens with many trees throughout the city have given it the name of the Garden City Hagley Park and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens are located in the centre of the city, with Hagley Park being a site for sports such a golf, netball, and rugby, and for open air concerts by local bands and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.

The centre of the city is Cathedral Square, directly in front of the Anglican cathedral, Christchurch

If you visit Christchurch you will find a fresh experience each day, from cutting-edge adventure to complete to complete relaxation, with options in between for heritage, culture, performing arts, shopping, wining and dining. City side attractions begin with the Art Gallery, a stunning structure of bold architectural spaces and New Zealand’s most significant new gallery.

Travel up the Christchurch Gondola for immense views of Christchurch, the Canterbury Plains, bank Peninsula and Lyttelton Harbour. By take a dawn balloon you can flight over Christchurch city to the patchwork fields of the Canterbury plains. The Antarctic attraction enables to you snow and ice experience.

Beautifully presented wildlife parks are a Christchurch speciality. Southern Encounter Aquarium is an interactive aquarium. You can get real close to rare native birds like the Kiwi and kea at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve and at Orana Wildlife Park you can experience the diverse splendour of the animal kingdo spacious surroundings.

There are a multitude of adventure and sport activities across the pancake-flat plains and in the Southern Alps. White water rafting, bungy jumping, jet boating, sky diving, heli-biking, heli-skiing, tramping, fishing and hinting are all quite accessible from Christchurch.  You can also get a great experience by take off a hot ballooning from the city centre and fly towards the snow-capped mountains in total silence.

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