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Ōtautahi Christchurch

Your Basecamp for Exploration

A refreshing urban centre full of new secrets to discover. If you haven’t been here in a while, you’re in for a surprise. The city has been through some massive changes in the past few years, and the time has come to explore it all.

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What To Do

The Pink Lady Sunset
Credit: Sam Rofe

Nightlife Alive In Downtown Christchurch

So you’ve wrapped up another day on the slopes and you’re after a drink and a party. Ōtautahi Christchurch has you sorted.

Explore Christchurch Nightlife
Hero Christchurch Port Hills Mountain Biking

Basecamp For Outdoor Exploration

Otautahi Christchurch sits at the heart of arguably the most diverse and exciting island in the world. Within reach of the city are mountains and ski fields, beaches and endless coastlines, lush pastures and rolling hills.

Explore The Great Outdoors
Fresh Produce at Riverside Farmers Market

South Island's Foodie Hub

Ōtautahi Christchurch is home to award-winning restaurants and a thriving café and coffee scene. Explore the city’s farmers markets for the finest fresh produce and artisan goods.

Dine Your Way Around The City
Christchurch Art Gallery

Thriving Arts And Culture Scene

Explore Ōtautahi Christchurch and its offering of world-class art galleries, street art and creative spaces – the best in the South Island. Discover and embrace our Māori heritage.

Explore Our Arts And Culture

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Where to Stay


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Explore By Foot Or Bike

Port Hills Crater Rim
Credit: CCC Parks

Christchurch Walking and Hiking

Explore the unique landscapes of Christchurch by foot. Highlights include a mix of wildlife, historic sites and expansive coastlines.

Explore Our Walking Tracks

Christchurch Mountain Biking Nick Middleton

Christchurch Cycling Trails

Grab the bikes, pack a picnic and enjoy a great family day out exploring the forests, beaches and parklands of Christchurch.

Explore Our Bike Trails

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Christchurch City Map

Explore the CBD and wider city with our helpful map and discover attractions, points of interest, transport options, shopping and more.

Explore The Canterbury Region

Download our Official Visitor Guide.