Christchurch - Regenerating city, gateway to the South Island
The ultimate mix of old and new, this city will charm you with it's heritage architecture next to edgy new bars and restaurants. All set between the ocean and the mountains, what more could you want?
Christchurch has an excellent mix of beautiful scenic outdoor pursuits and a vibrant inner city to explore.
Discover the dynamism of a city rediscovering and rebuilding itself following the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Explore quirky music venues that have popped up around the city, enjoy local musicians, and Christchurch's unique craft beer scene.
at a glance
Best known for
it's perfect location, right in the middle of the mountains, plains and the ocean
Did you know
Christchurch is the gateway to Antarctica
Don't leave without
a trip up the Port Hills
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YHA Christchurch is a homely heritage building with a modern atmosphere. Located near the town centre, this backpacker hostel is a perfect home base to see everything Christchurch has to offer!
One of Springfield's oldest homes, this backpacker hostel has charm and history as well as quality accommodation options and added extras like home-cooked meals available.