Christchurch, New Zealand – May 1999
a city of some 300,000 people, has been called the most
English city outside of England and has a wealth of beautiful
old buildings and wonderful parks. The people are friendly
and Christchurch remains one of the world’s few remaining
old-style safe cities.
The climate in Christchuch is mild (summer 18-25 C and
winter 8-15 C). The winter can bring snow on the mountains
and brilliant skifields are within easy reach of the city.
scenic snow-capped Southern Alps skirt the fertile farming
Canterbury Plains with its small towns, lovely rivers and
The scenic snow-capped Southern Alps skirt the fertile
farming Canterbury Plains with its small towns, lovely rivers
Stuff To Do
The Southern Encounter Aquarium
Southern Encounter is a unique opportunity to experience
New Zealand’s natural heritage close up as they take you
through the mountains to the rivers, lakes and shoreline
of this amazing country.
You’ll Experience: Divers feeding fish daily Touch Tank
Encounter giant eels & carpet sharks
Huge variety of New Zealand Marine species
Authentic Fishing Lodge
Cascading waterfalls Ã¯Â¿Â½..and much more!!
Opening Hours: Summer:
Winter: 9am- 6pm
Address: Cathedral Square
PO Box 4540
Christchurch New Zealand
Ph: 033773474 Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½Fax:
International Antarctic Centre
few people have the opportunity to experience the awsome
and magical beauty of Antarctica first hand.
At the Visitors Centre, their aim is to recreate the atmosphere
of Antarctica and provide visitors with an interactive,
fun and exciting experience of the ” Great White South”.
Address: Orchard Road
P.O. Box 14-001
Ph: 64-3-35896 Fax: 64-3-3537799
the Gondola is a spectacular experience that is enjoyed
by visitors to Christchurch and locals.
The Gondola is one of the most wonderful things to do
and see at one of the city’s leading attractions.
10 Bridle Path Rd
PO Box 19 540
Ph: 64 3 384 0700
Fax: 64 3 384 0708
– luxury suites
Apartments – dorms to self contained units