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4WD and Jet Boat Adventure from Christchurch
"Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel lobby. At approximately 8:30am your exciting adventure will start. Enjoy a scenic drive from Christchurch with commentary by your informative and entertaining Kiwi guide.Four-wheel drive on a work where you will see spectacular scenery from the High Country over the Canterbury Plains. After this get your adrenaline pumping with a 45-minute jet boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri River including all the thrills and spins on the Hamilton Jet.Enjoy a Kiwi style BBQ lunch and after lunch you will be transferred you back to your Christchurch accommodation. This is a fantastic day for those wanting to get out of the city for just over half a day.""""Join this tour to experience this exciting 4WD and jet boat package. Enjoy a scenic 4WD adventure in the High Country of Canterbury as well as a thrilling 45-minute jet boat ride. With a delicious BBQ lunch included you are sure to have a blast. You’ll be delivered back to your Christchurch accommodation mid-afternoon."
From NZD279.00
 
Full-Day Alpine Safari 4WD tour including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch
Your day will begin with a pickup from your Christchurch accommodation in one of our purpose built land cruises. From there you will be taken into the High Country where you can enjoy a 2-hour off-road adventure on a working sheep and cattle station. Take"""The Alpine Safari Tour is an all-inclusive full-day tour which includes a scenic four-wheel drive adventure a thrilling jet boat ride a short nature walk a Kiwi style barbecue lunch and a return journey from Arthurs Pass to Christchurch on the world famous TranzAlpine Train."title=Highlights&1=Full-day+adventure+by+4WD%2C+boat+and+train&2=Ride+across+a+working+sheep+and+cattle+station&3=Explore+the+rugged+landscape+of+New+Zealand%27s+South+Island&4=Cruise+the+Waimakariri+River&5=Take+the+famous+TranzAlpine+train+through+the+m
From NZD429.00
 
Full-Day Kaikoura Tour from Christchurch
"This full-day tour includes a scenic drive from Christchurch over the Canterbury Plains before arriving in Kaikoura. Once in Kaikoura make your way to a lookout to enjoy the breath-taking views. Next make your way around to a seal colony before heading into Kaikoura for some free time to explore and maybe have some lunch. Then board a modern catamaran for an exciting whale watch tour. This tour offers up-close encounters with the giant sperm pods of dusky dolphins and endangered wandering albatross.On the return journey to Christchurch you have the opportunity to stop and enjoy a wine tasting from a local vineyard. A perfect way to end a fantastic day.""""Leave the city behind and come on a scenic 4WD journey over the Canterbury Plains. This tour is sure to suit everyone with an included whale watch tour on a modern catamaran
From NZD320.00

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Changing face of Lancaster Park

Lancaster Park has been the focal point of many big sporting occasions for more than 125 years. Everything from Rugby to Cricket to Athletics and League has been played here though it's Cricket and...
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Kite and Wind Surfing in Ferrymead

If you are into kite-surfing and want to meet people with the same hobby there are three great places to do so: New Brighton near the pier, Sumner and Ferrymead. As Ferrymead is on the way to Sumner...
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Canoeing on the Avon and Sea-kayaking

If you want to explore the Avon at your own pace you can hire a canoe or kayak at the Antigua Boatsheds. You paddle on the same stretch of the river as the punters. The ducks on the river would be...
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New Zealand’s Largest Indoor Waterslide

It is always nice to read about all the superlatives New Zealand has to offer. This huge waterslide system – they call it Hydroslide - is part of the big indoor swimming pool complex of Queen...
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Serious CC and Downhill MTB on Bowenvale Tracks

If you are seriously into mountainbiking the Port Hills are a great place for you. I have seen some MTB'ers crash (and myself while running LOL) and I would not dare to use many of the tracks. This is...
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Hire a Bike at McLean's Forest Park

Lately (April 2007) I have noticed that they now hire bicycles at McLean's Forest Park which we really enjoy a lot for cycling and jogging. This is a great opportunity for cycling a bit out of the...
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Play Handball

Handball is a very European sport which has its roots in Germany and Scandinavia - and it has nothing to do with throwing a ball against a wall... ;-) A team consists of 12 players. 6 court players...
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City Council Pools & Gyms

There are three main Christchurch City Council sport complexs - those being QE2, Centennial and Pioneer.QE2 is in New Brighton and is the biggest of the complexs including a good gym and excellent...
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Netball

This another sport not too widely played around the world. It is very popular in NZ, Australia, the UK and the Carribean. In Christchurch the main place to play is at the Netball Courts on South...
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Rugby for all

Rugby is a sport played in NZ by all ages - starting from age 4 until the time that you can't run anymore. In a recent golden oldies tournament an Argetinian player was 93 so just goes to show that...
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City of Christchurch Marathon

Each year the City of Christchurch Marathon is run over a very fast, flat route through Christchurch. The run takes place on the first Saturday in October and includes a 10Km & Halk Marathon option....
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Mountain biking

The mountain biking in Chch is fantastic. Port hills are awesome have heaps of different rides and tracks. The rapaki track is probibly the best way to get up the hill (20mins if you blast up) and...
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Top Hotels in Christchurch

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449 Memorial Ave, (formerly Quality Hotel), Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, 1409, New Zealand
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Top Things to Do in Christchurch

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City Center

I was rather taken with this cone - I think they call it the Chalice - and was surprised to see it there in the Square still in March 2015. I hadn't expected it to survive the quake (maybe it's been...
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The Christchurch botanical gardens

Beautiful gardens and spaces. A safe place during the earthquake. Free summer concerts on Sundays. Punt along the river. See my travel guide on New Zealand and photo albums. Don't forget to visit the...
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International Antarctic Centre

The Snow Storm room at the International Antarctic Centre is a well sealed safe environment with real snow. The temperature is set at -4C but at pre-determined times during the day a 'storm' occurs...
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Christchurch Gondola

The Gondola had been closed after the earthquake on 22 February 2011 - not because of structural damage but because of flooding at the summit station. Now everything is ok again, some pillars have...
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Punting the Avon River

The tours from the Antigua Boatsheds – called Punting in the Park – are not the only option for such guided boat trips on the Avon. Other tours start at the Worcester Boulevard bridge (beside the...
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Sumner

Earthquake update June 2010 Sumner has been hard hit by the February earthquake, and again on 13 June. The areas on top and at the bottom of the cliffs have either crumbled, with a house finally...
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"Shaken but not beaten: A city rising from ruins"
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"My Home - The (Shakey) Garden City"
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"Over Looking Lyttelton Harbour"
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"Charming Christchurch"
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"My winter holiday in summer"
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