8 days in Christchurch Itinerary

8 days in Christchurch Itinerary

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Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Ellesmere. Get out of town with these interesting Christchurch side-trips: Akaroa (Saint Peter's Anglican Church, The Giants House, &more), Little River Gallery (in Little River) and Geraldine Observatory (in Geraldine). There's still lots to do: catch a ride on TranzAlpine Train, examine the collection at International Antarctic Centre, enjoy breathtaking views from Christchurch Gondola, and make a trip to Cardboard Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Christchurch trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Christchurch International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Christchurch

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Akaroa, Little River Gallery, Geraldine Observatory, Ohinetahi Garden
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Lake Ellesmere
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TranzAlpine Train
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Canterbury Museum

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