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History of Christchurch's Antigua Boat Sheds

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The latest tips and info about Christchurch and Hanmer Springs

With their green and white stripes and quaint lean towards the Avon River, Christchurch’s Antigua Boat Sheds is one of the city’s most recognisable buildings and has a long and interesting history!

Meet ___ the moa: the newest addition to the Christchurch Gondola’s Time Tunnel ride! Read all about our new feathered friend.

Looking for a warm and cosy spot for a romantic winter dinner date? The Christchurch Tramway Restaurant is the perfect spot!

Winter is the quietest season in the Botanic Gardens, which is perhaps unsurprising because of the cold weather. However, it is still well worth wrapping up for a visit in winter as there is plenty to see!

Looking for ideas to entertain the kids during the winter school holidays? We’ve got some great options for you at Christchurch Attractions!

Winter is the quietest season of the year at Punting on the Avon but it’s still a great time to take a punt on the river! Check out our reasons why.

Our Tram & Gondola Annual Passes are very popular with Christchurch locals. Here are 5 reasons why an Annual Pass is a great buy.

Making your way to Hanmer Springs and looking for a fun new adventure? Check out our newest activity at Hanmer Springs Attractions: off road buggies!

Mums are pretty awesome, and with Mother’s Day less than a month away on Sunday 12 May we have some great ideas for you to spoil your mum!

Stuck for ideas for keeping the kids entertained during the school holidays? We’ve got some great suggestions for you at Christchurch and Hanmer Springs Attractions!

Planning your next weekend getaway to enjoy some family time, do some fun activities or have a romantic break? The Alpine Pacific Touring Route offers some fantastic things to see and do – and is only a short drive from Christchurch!

The quirky little harbour town of Lyttelton is a great spot to explore with scenic walks, cute stores and delicious food. Check out our top picks for places to see on a weekend visit!

With the annual Nostalgia Festival about to kick off we’ve got some great ideas for old-fashioned fun at Christchurch's best heritage activities!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Stuck for ideas about how to treat your special someone? We’ve got some great ideas for spending Valentine’s Day in Christchurch.

There is no better place to be in Christchurch than in the beautiful Botanic Gardens on a sunny day! Check out our must-see tips for the gardens over summer.

Are you visiting Christchurch Attractions this summer? Check out our top tips to make your visit as easy as possible: Christchurch Tram – did you know Tram tickets are valid for one calendar day?

With the South Island Wine and Food Festival about to kick off in Christchurch we thought it was the perfect time to showcase some fab New Zealand wines from our Tramway Restaurant beverage list!

The immaculately-restored heritage tramcars that run through the streets of central Christchurch have become icons of the city over the past 20 years, but did you ever wonder where they come from?

Christmas is coming up fast, and if you’re stuck for gift ideas we’ve got some great voucher options for you to gift an experience to your loved ones! Christchurch & Hanmer Springs Attractions operate some of the most iconic activities in Christchurch and Canterbury.

Bungy jumping is a must-do activity in New Zealand: whether you’re an NZ local or a visitor it’s well worth getting your adrenaline high in the country where commercial bungy jumping began!

In light of Halloween we’re sharing our Christchurch Gondola ghost stories! Opened in 1992 as the Mt Cavendish Gondola, the Gondola has been a favourite family activity for over 25 years.

Looking for something different for your next conference, corporate or group event? Check out the fantastic options that Christchurch & Hanmer Springs Attractions have available for you: Christchurch Gondola – for an event with an amazing view book the Gondola for your next function.

The first long weekend after winter is nearly here! If you’re looking for things to do in Christchurch over Labour Weekend, grab your Tram & Gondola Annual Pass or a Tram ticket and jump on board the heritage trams.

Been to Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens lately? There are so many things to see and lots of popular spots but many other features that aren’t as well-known.

Our Park Punting site is teeming with feathered friends! Everyone loves feeding ducks, so why not pop down with the kids during the school holidays to feed the cute resident Avon River ducks?