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Christchurch airport information, travel advice, links and guides

 

 

 

Christchurch International Airport

Phone: +64 (0)3 358 5029.

 

Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated eight miles (12km) from Christchurch.There are shops, bars and restaurants, banks, ATMs and bureaux de change at the airport. Other facilities include left luggage, a business centre, a post office, and a hotel reservations desk. Disabled facilities are good, those with special needs should inform their travel agent or airline in advance.

 

Departure Tax: Airport tax is NZ$25, security tax is NZ$5.

 

Airport Transfers & Parking: Shared shuttle buses (NZ$12-18), public buses (NZ$7) and taxis (NZ$25) all go to the city centre.Short and long-term car parking is available.

 

Website: www.christchurch-airport.co.nz


 

Top Things to Do In Christchurch

 

Cathedral Square

Cathedral Square is the hub of the city centre and is dominated by the city's landmark, Christchurch Cathedral, a grand Gothic structure with a tall spire, and a cool and spacious interior with marvellous acoustics.

 

Christchurch Tramway

Trams were part of the city's transport system until 1954 and today these heritage trams have been beautifully restored, offering visitors a unique experience that takes one on a two-mile (3km) loop of many of the city's best features and main attractions.

 

Christchurch Gondola

The spectacular ride takes visitors to the top of the crater rim of Christchurch's extinct volcano on the outskirts of the city, unfolding magnificent views of the city, over the Canterbury Plains and towards the Southern Alps, and the sweep of Pegasus Bay and Lyttelton Harbour, as it rises to 1,460ft (445m) above sea level.

 

Mt Cook National Park

Mt Cook National Park is known for its exquisite alpine beauty and is home to the highest mountain in New Zealand, Mt Cook.

 

Akaroa

The hilly Banks Peninsula is the result of two massive and violent volcanic eruptions, creating a sea-filled crater surrounded by green hills and a number of little bays that radiate out from the circular shape of land.

 Travel Guide - Christchurch

 

The largest city on South Island, Christchurch is the most English of New Zealand's cities, named after an Oxford college.

 

 

 

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