The city of Christchurch is situated on the Canterbury Plains between the Pacific Ocean and the breathtaking Southern Alps. Its picturesque parks and gardens have seen it dubbed New Zealand’s “Garden City”.
Renowned for the timeless beauty of its parks and gardens, Christchurch is now a city focused on the future. Christchurch is a connected city with a flat compact CBD and a fascinating mix of stunning heritage venues and smart new architecture. The city is a place of transformation where change and innovation are embraced, creating a strong economy, a vibrant place to visit, and an exceptional place to live. The city has new business, shopping, arts and entertainment precincts.
Christchurch International Airport is the major international gateway into the South Island. Guests can fly to Christchurch from Australia, Singapore, Fiji, and the Cook Islands. Domestic flights are regular, linking the city with all major cities and many smaller towns across New Zealand.
- Venues with theatre capacity of up to 9,000 people
- More than 5,500 accommodation rooms
- 12 km from airport to CBD
- Beautiful gardens and quirky pop-up shops
- Skiing, rafting, ballooning, and unforgettable wine are all nearby