Why a Tram & Gondola Annual Pass is a great option for your family

Travel Tips

The latest tips and info about Christchurch and Hanmer Springs

Heard of Christchurch Attractions’ Annual Pass? Offering unlimited rides on the Tram & Gondola for a whole year, this is why purchasing one of these great-value passes is a good investment for your family.

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

Our attractions will be adopting the traffic light system's vaccination certificates as of 3 December 2021: here's what you need to know for your visit. We look forward to seeing you.

An all-day Tram ticket is a great option for exploring Christchurch! Have a read of our top 5 stops to check out in the central city. 

The festive season is nearly here! We love Christmas here at Christchurch Attractions but we’re aware that the holidays can be tough financially for many families. That’s why we are supporting the Christchurch City Mission to collect donations for local families in need this Christmas.

Our attractions are open at Alert Level 2: here's what you need to know for your visit. We look forward to seeing you.

Planning your work or social club Christmas event for 2021? We’ve got some great options for you at our Christchurch Gondola, Christchurch Tram, Tramway Restaurant, Punting on the Avon and Hanmer Springs Attractions locations!

Looking for some activities to do with the kids that will be easy on your wallet? Check out these great ideas of free places to visit in central Christchurch!

The restoration of the Tramway Restaurant in 2020 has won the Tramway Restoration Award at the 2021 Federation of Rail Organisations of New Zealand (FRONZ) conference.

Hanmer Springs is the perfect choice for a getaway from Christchurch: with plenty of activities and dining options on offer and only 90 minutes from the city, it's a fun and easy option for a night or two away! Read our top tips of things to do during your time in Hanmer Springs.

Hanmer Springs offers stunning scenery and a change of pace only 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch – no wonder it’s a favourite getaway choice for Christchurch families!

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

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.

Looking to try out some new walking tracks or rediscover some favourites as part of your weekend exercise? Visit the Christchurch Gondola where there are some great walks accessible from the base and summit stations!

Our Hanmer Springs Attractions drivers, guides and instructors lead our guests through some pretty crazy stuff! Ever wonder just what training they go through? The health and safety of our guests is very important to us, so this is why our team are put through thorough training prior to guiding our customers!

We’re excited to have the Christchurch Tram open and our iconic heritage tramcars back on the city streets!

The new city of Christchurch is a children’s wonderland: playgrounds, cool new icecream stores, incredible learning spaces and of course the Christchurch Tram is the best way to get around it all! Whether it is to fill in a day or two in the holidays, or perhaps a weekend treat, an excursion through the city is sure to delight kids of all ages.

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.

What could be more peaceful than gliding down a meandering river, watching the world float by as you take in the sound of the birds singing and warmth from the sun above?  Punting on the Avon is the ideal way to sit back and enjoy as all your troubles drift away.

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 spring school holidays are here, and with some warmer weather on the way it’s a great time to get out and explore Christchurch! Check out these great family-friendly ideas.

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.

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!