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Christchurch

This most English of cities is noted for its beautiful gardens and parks. It is the largest and most picturesque city on South Island with attractive Victorian architecture, a multitude of cafes, bars and restaurants. North of Christchurch is Kaikoura, famous for its popular whale watching excursions. Christchurch is a city of gardens, grand architecture and elegant parks and the hub of the Canterbury region. From the historic tram that loops the city centre, to the gondola and Antarctic Centre, Christchurch is delightful.

 

Heritage Hotel

Christchurch

4star
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The magnificent blend of old world charm and contemporary design is the hallmark of this deluxe hotel located in Cathedral Square - the heart of the 'Garden City'. The Heritage Christchurch is situated in a lovingly restored old government building, a true landmark of the city. It is only a short stroll to the Convention Centre, Town Hall and Hagley Park.

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Gym

From £47 per person per night

Holiday Inn City Centre

Christchurch

4star
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Formerly the Centra Hotel, most of the city's attractions are within walking distance with the Convention Centre, Town Hall and Casino about 10 minutes walk away. The spacious rooms enjoy panoramic views of the city, port hills and Southern Alps.

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Gym

From £43 per person per night

 

Holiday Inn on Avon

Christchurch

3star
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Set on the banks of the River Avon, The Holiday Inn is close to the central business district and within easy access of the many city attractions. The layout of the hotel (as well as its location) inspires an air of peace and tranquillity. The rooms are spacious and well appointed.

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Gym

From £32 per person per night

The Elms

Christchurch

3star
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The Elms is a three star hotel between the airport and the city, which has recently undergone extensive refurbishment for a stunning new look. Close to New Zealand's largest shopping centre, which has a great range of shops, restaurants and leisure activities and is in very close proximity to many of Christchurch's leading tourist and sporting venues. Ninety six bedrooms are located on four floors, with access by both lift and stairs. Rooms are all bright, spacious, comfortable and well equipped.

  • Restaurant
  • Bar

From £26 per person per night

 

The Latimer

Christchurch

4star
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The Latimer is is located within only two minutes walk from the city centre overlooking picturesque Latimer Square. The Latimer has been owned and operated with the same management for over 30 years and was designed, built and is privately owned by the Knight family of Christchurch. The Latimer's philosophy is that 'People Matter Most', such that guest's needs have remained their top priority. The hotel has recently undergone a refurbishment raising its star rating to four star. The apartments are fully self-contained, featuring kitchen, laundry and dining facilities. Rooms have been designed to accommodate both the Leisure and Corporate traveller with a choice of Executive Studios, Superior Studios or Apartment Suites, many with tranquil views of tree lined Latimer Square.

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Gym
  • Sauna

From £37 per person per night

 
 
 

Christchurch Tours & Excursions

 

Christchurch Discovery Stay

4 days/3 nights

Christchurch Discovery Stay

Day 1:
On arrival at Christchurch transfer to your chosen hotel.

Day 2:
This morning, join a Great Sights Discover Christchurch city tour, see all the main sights of the largest city on the south island. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 3:
Today do the full day excursion to Kaikoura, your chance to see magnificent whales at close quarters.

Day 4:
Perhaps time for last minute shopping, before your transfer back to the airport.

Prices per person per night sharing a a twin or double room on a room-only basis.

The Elms from £229
Rydges Christchurch from £265

 
 
 

Christchurch Wine Trail

Excursion (4hrs)

Christchurch Wine Trail

From Christchurch you will travel by road to the Waipara region, well known for its warm dry climate and limestone rich soils. The tour visits four wineries for wine tasting, and also includes an informative tour of the Pegasus Bay winery.

Departs: Christchurch 9.30am or 1.30pm

From £39 per person

 
 
 

Kaikoura Whale Watching

Excursion

Kaikoura Whale Watching

Spend your day getting close to nature. Travel by road or train through the rolling hill country of North Canterbury, enjoying the beauty of its rural pastoral scenes, to Kaikoura where mountains meet sea. Kaikoura is world renowned for the variety of marine mammals which can be seen, not least of all the giant sperm whales and the acrobatic Dusky Dolphins.

On your arrival in Kaikoura you will be transferred to a whale watch tour; by boat, light aircraft or helicopter, the choice is yours. In the afternoon you will visit a seal colony where fur seals may be viewed at close quarters.

On your return to Christchurch a stop will be made at a North Canterbury vineyard where a wine tasting has been arranged for your pleasure.

Spend your day getting close to nature. Travel by road or train through the rolling hill country of North Canterbury, enjoying the beauty of its rural pastoral scenes, to Kaikoura where mountains meet sea. Kaikoura is world renowned for the variety of marine mammals which can be seen, not least of all the giant sperm whales and the acrobatic Dusky Dolphins.

On your arrival in Kaikoura you will be transferred to a whale watch tour; by boat, light aircraft or helicopter, the choice is yours. In the afternoon you will visit a seal colony where fur seals may be viewed at close quarters.
On your return to Christchurch a stop will be made at a North Canterbury vineyard where a wine tasting has been arranged for your pleasure.

Departs: Daily from Christchurch.

From £125 per person