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Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Centre

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Christchurch is the gateway city to the South Island, set in the middle of the beautiful region of Canterbury.

Our knowledgeable and multilingual staff make it their business to get to know all about what there is to do and see while you’re here, and we love helping you make the best of your time in our special part of the world!

Want to know what to explore?

Our friendly staff are local experts and are here to help!

The Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Centre is part of New Zealand’s official Visitor Information Network.

We provide a comprehensive and impartial information and FREE booking service for Christchurch, Canterbury, and the rest of New Zealand.

We specialise in recommendations and bookings for:

  • Accommodation (lodges, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, backpackers, and campgrounds),
  • Attractions, activities and tours,
  • Transport (rental vehicles, buses, shuttles, ferries and trains).

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We can help with:

  • Personalised itinerary planning for both the South and North Islands,
  • A wealth of local Christchurch information, including maps, local bus timetables, and brochures,
  • Shared premises with the Department of Conservation, providing specialist outdoor recreation information.


How to find us

The Christchurch i-SITE is located in the Arts Centre in the Old Boys' High Building, 28 Worcester Boulevard

We're open every day (except Christmas Day) from 9.00am until 5.00pm (with extended hours during summer).
Department of Conservation from 9.00am to 4.45pm.

We’d love to hear from you!

NZ freephone : 0800 423 783
Outside NZ +64 3 379 9629
28 Worcester Blvd, Christchurch, New Zealand 


Explore our Current Deals

At the Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Centre we are always looking for great deals for you!

We are your 'Local Experts', providing a FREE booking service for accommodation, activities and transport throughout Christchurch, Canterbury and New Zealand. Check out our current deals!

Christchurch Tram Outside BNZ Centre

Your open dated ticket includes: Gondola (incorporating return shuttle transfers), Caterpillar Gardens Tour, Tram day pass, and Punting.

The Christchurch Pass - save up to $25 per person!

Experience 4 of Christchurch’s iconic attractions for only NZ$90 per person! Take the Gondola to the top of the Port Hills for 360 degree views over the city and Banks Peninsula. Explore the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on a Gardens Tour. Check out the city on a historic tram and float leisurely down the Avon River on a guided punt ride. Prices: Adult NZ$90, Child (5 - 15 years) NZ$30, Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) NZ$210, Children under 5 years are FREE.

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Antarctic Centre Activity

Book through the Christchurch i-SITE and save NZ$5 per person.

International Antarctic Centre - save $5 per person

Experience one of New Zealand's best tourist attractions. Meet the penguins, experience an Antarctic storm, ride an all-terrain vehicle and marvel at the 4D movie. Enjoy the free Penguin Express shuttle to take you from the Canterbury Museum to the International Antarctic Centre and back.

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Quake City

Purchase your tickets for Quake City at the i-SITE and get a 10% discount off adult entry!

Quake City - save 10% off adult tickets!

Quake City recounts the stories of heroism, hope and loss of the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Learn about the science and phenomenon of liquefaction and gain an appreciation of the resilient Canterbury communities.

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Christchurch Ko Tāne

Book Ko Tāne through the Christchurch i-SITE and save $30 per adult on Ko Tāne + hāngi packages.

Ko Tāne – save $30 per adult off selected packages!

Enjoy a traditional pōwhiri (welcome ceremony) and visit to the interactive village. Kapa haka performance. Four-course dinner with hāngī-cooked mains. Prices:$135 per adult for the Ko Tāne cultural performance, kiwi wildlife tour and hāngi dinner, $105 per adult for the Ko Tāne cultural performance and hāngi dinner.

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Hot Air Balloon Over Canterbury Plains

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Let’s explore Christchurch, Canterbury & New Zealand together. The Christchurch i-SITE is your place to discover, plan & book everything in New Zealand.

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