Sights & Attractions in Christchurch and Canterbury


Things to Do in Christchurch

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Starting in 1916, New Zealand pilots learned...
Museums / Galleries Christchurch
Antigua Boat Sheds & Cafe
Built for the Christchurch Boating Club in 1882,...
Marinas / Piers Christchurch
Arts Centre
For the most part, the historic Arts Centre...
Architectural Sites, Historic Districts / Sites Christchurch
Bridge of Remembrance
Arching over Cashel Street, this Oamaru,...
Bridges / Tunnels Christchurch
Canterbury Museum
When this museum was founded in 1867, its trading...
Museums / Galleries Christchurch
Cardboard Cathedral
As far as interim measures go, this one is...
Local Interest–Sight, Religious Sites, Architectural Sites Christchurch
Christchurch Art Gallery—Te Puna O Waiwhetu
The city's stunning art gallery wows visitors as...
Museums / Galleries Christchurch
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
One of the largest city parks in the world, these...
Gardens / Arboretums Christchurch
Christchurch Cathedral
Sadly, this dominating landmark at the heart of...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Christchurch
Christchurch Gondola
For one of the best vantage points to view...
Transportation Sites Christchurch
Ferrymead Heritage Park
Ferrymead is the site of the country's first...
Museums / Galleries, Historic Districts / Sites Christchurch
Firefighters Memorial
Local artist Graham Bennett used crooked girders...
Memorials / Monuments Christchurch
Hagley Park
Hagley Park was developed by European settlers in...
Parks Christchurch
International Antarctic Centre
Ever since Scott wintered his dogs at nearby...
Museums / Galleries Christchurch
Mona Vale Gardens & Homestead
Come to stroll through the grounds along the Avon...
Gardens / Arboretums Christchurch
Orana Wildlife Park
Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand's only...
Zoos / Aquariums Christchurch
Provincial Council Chambers
This impressive complex of Gothic Revival stone...
Historic Districts / Sites, Government Buildings Christchurch
Riccarton House and Bush
The Deans, a Scottish family, beat even the...
Markets / Bazaars, Houses / Mansions Christchurch
St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church
The bell in this church's belfry came out with...
Religious Sites Christchurch
Suffrage Memorial
This bronze memorial wall, unveiled in 1993,...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Christchurch
Victoria Square
This square was named for Queen Victoria in her...
Historic Districts / Sites Christchurch
In addition to familiar farm animals and other...
Zoos / Aquariums Christchurch


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