Enjoy a free day exploring Christchurch at your leisure.
Employ all five senses in your exploration of the 'frozen continent' at Christchurch's International Antarctic Centre. View rare little blue penguins from a unique indoor/outdoor viewing area, travel the rocky Antarctic terrain on a hagglund (additional cost) and interact with a wide range of educational indoor exhibits. The International Antarctic Centre excursion takes place from 8.15am until 2.30pm. While here experience travelling across the outdoor adventure course in a genuine as-used-in-Antarctica all terrain vehicle, the Hagglund.
Relax and enjoy some spectacular scenery as you ride the rail between Christchurch and Greymouth. Journey through rolling farmland and over rugged river valleys. Climb the Southern Alps and descend into the lush beech forest of the West Coast. This TranzAlpine adventure is not to be missed. The all day Tranz Alpine Express train trip departs at 8.15am from Christchurch with a lush scenic trip to Greymouth heading back to Christchurch for 6.05pm. Please enquire for current pricing.