Christchurch West Attractions and Activities
West Christchurch has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in West Christchurch.
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Discover New Zealand's military aviation story at the place where it all began. Engage with stories of the men and women who have helped shape New Zealand's military aviation journey, and reflect on their service and sacrifice through years of war and peace. FREE Admission, open daily (except Christmas Day), 10.00am-5.00pm.
Arion Horse Trekking invite you to trek along the lovely forest tracks in a safe and peaceful environment. Treks include the majestic and mighty Waimakariri River for some stunning views of the mountains and Canterbury plains and cross the many braided streams when nature permits.
One of New Zealand's premier tour coach and charter bus operators. With over 40 years experience, we have what it takes to satisfy. Luxury tour coaches and charter buses provide air-conditioned comfort. We ensure you see the best of New Zealand on any multi-day bus tour or coach charter. Ideal group transport - sporting or schools, clubs, conferences etc.
Everything you need to know about visiting Mona Vale, a gracious historic property located close to the city centre.
Mobile-friendly - NZ's only open-range zoo. Orana is home to NZ's only gorillas & the country's only orang-utans too! Experience up-close animal encounters: hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino 'face-to-face', view kiwi. Stroll through native-bird aviaries and travel through the Lion Habitat (conditions apply). Our extensive native collection features a range of endangered birds and reptiles. Scheduled animal-feeds daily.
Mobile-friendly - Stroll for 10 minutes to a tranquil grove of tall kahikatea trees at the heart of this ancient native forest, in the heart of Christchurch city. Guided eco tours are available for groups of 10 or more visitors. Visit the colonial cottage built by pioneering Scottish brothers, William and John Deans, in 1843: the oldest building on the Canterbury Plains.
Mobile-friendly - Join a guided tour through a world of Victorian and Edwardian splendour, offering you a glimpse of days gone by around every corner. This grand homestead, begun in 1856, was the home of Canterbury's pioneering Deans family for 91 years. Take a stroll through the last surviving remnant of ancient kahikatea forest that once covered the Canterbury Plains.
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