4 Day Christchurch Family Getaway

4 Day Christchurch Family Getaway

No visit to Christchurch is complete without a visit to New Zealand’s best loved family attractions. This itinerary is interactive, fun and educational including the International Antarctic Centre, punting on the Avon and a trip to Akaroa.

Tour Info

Tour Name: 4 Day Christchurch Family Getaway
From: Christchurch to Christchurch
Valid: Jan 2020 - March 2021
Price: From (NZD) $763 per person
Duration: 4 Days
Tour Code: SBCHC4F


3 nights self-contained accommodation at the Quest Christchurch
4 days rental of 1.8L Toyota Corolla or similar (other car categories available on request)
GPS Navigation unit
Unlimited kms and vehicle insurance (excess applies)
Extreme Pass into the International Antarctic Centre
A punting ride on the Avon River
Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise


Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel January 2020 – March 2021. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at time of booking.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Haere Mai” Welcome to Christchurch – the Garden City! Disembark, pass through customs and collect your luggage – it’s time to start your holiday. Your rental car is ready to whisk you away to your centrally located accommodation.

What should you do with the rest of the day? From the beaches to the Southern Alps, Christchurch and the Canterbury region has plenty of entertainment and activity ideas to suit all the family.

Day 2

Begin the day with a visit to the award-winning International Antarctic Centre. The Centre provides a fun, interactive and exciting experience for all ages. Your admission also includes a ride on the Hagglund, an amazing all-terrain, amphibious vehicle used by the scientists based in Antarctica.

At the Penguin Encounter, you’ll share the magic of the Little Blue Penguins. You can view these little birds up close in their natural themed environment from a combined indoor and outdoor viewing area. The whole family will enjoy the 4D Extreme screening of ‘Ice Voyage’, an exciting 4D experience that will take you on a simulated cruise to Antarctica with unexpected excitement and adventure from the 4D special effects wrapped over the 3D movie.

Later, enjoy the experience of punting down the River Avon. Sit back, relax and enjoy the unique experience of a ride on a traditional Cambridge style punt on the famous Avon River. Your Edwardian punter will guide you quietly past trailing willow trees, woodlands and leafy banks as you admire the beauty of Hagley Park.

Day 3

An easy, scenic 90-minute drive brings you to the picturesque seaside village of Akaroa Harbour. At the historic french village of Akaroa Harbour, cruise around an extinct volcanic crater and view incredible scenery as well as stunning wildlife.

Your tour aboard a luxury catamaran will be fully narrated by your skipper who has extensive knowledge of the nature, wildlife and history of the area. Highlights include the sighting of the Hector’s Dolphin, one the world’s smallest and rarest. You’ll also catch glimpses of NewZealand Fur Seals basking on the rocks, the White Flippered Blue Penguin, the endangered Yellow-Eyed Penguin plus many other bird species.

Day 4

Free time for some last minute activities before returning your car to Christchurch airport and departing for your next destination.

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4 Day Christchurch Family Getaway
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Tour Code: SBCHC4F
From (NZD) $763 per person
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