The Gondola is Christchurch’s top attraction. Just 15 minutes from the city centre stunning 360° views await you. There is plenty to do at the summit station, access many walking tracks, the time tunnel ride experience, enjoy lunch in the Rock Café and browse through the selection of local souvenirs and gifts at the Shop at the Top. Finally, enjoy a 30-minute Edwardian punt ride along the Avon River.
Located just a few hours from Christchurch is the coastal town of Kaikoura. Kaikoura is famous for its unique marine life including year-round sperm whales, dolphins, albatross and other seabirds.