Christchurch, New Zealand

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Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the third most-populous urban area in the country. As well as having the most attractions of any place in the South Island, it's the major international entry point for visiting the rest of the island. It is on the east coast of the South Island, and is the centre of the Canterbury region.

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Popular Tours in Christchurch

Waipara Wine Trail Tour from Christchurch

61 Reviews

Enjoy a 5.5-hour wine trail tour exploring four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards including Mud House, Torlesse, Pegasus Bay and Waipara Springs, all... Read More

5-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch

33 Reviews

See all the highlights of New Zealand's scenic South Island on this five-day guided sightseeing tour. Travel by coach from Christchurch to Queenstown, experience... Read More

4-Day Great Southern Island Circle Tour from Christchurch

14 Reviews

Picturesque mountains, deep fiords and icy glaciers - this is New Zealand's South Island. See for yourself on a four-day independent tour highlighting this scenic... Read More

3-Day South Island Circle Tour from Christchurch

5 Reviews

Spend three days experiencing the highlights of New Zealand's scenic South Island on this tour from Christchurch. Travel by coach to Mt Cook National Park,... Read More

Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch

13 Reviews

Enjoy a Sightseeing tour to Akaroa through the spectacular scenery surrounding Banks Peninsula, formed following violent eruptions of two ancient volcanoes. ... Read More

Arthur's Pass Day Tour including TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

11 Reviews

Enjoy a Sightseeing tour to Arthur’s Pass through the spectacular scenery of the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps. Journey on one of the world’s... Read More

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Cost of Living in Christchurch

Daily Budget:
USD

42 - 60

Weekly Budget:
USD

298 - 424
Item Description Estimated Price
Fast Food Meal
USD
7.00
Cheap Local Restaurant Meal
USD
14.00
Mid-range Restaurant Meal
USD
33.50
Coffee at a Cafe
USD
3.50
Beer at a Bar
USD
5.50
Bottle of Wine from a Market
USD
10.50
Ticket to a Movie
USD
10.50
Ticket on Public Transportation
USD
2.50
Taxi (1km)
USD
2.00

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Christchurch Weather: Average Temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
71 68 63 59 53 52 54 57 62 65 69 71
52 49 44 40 35 34 37 38 42 45 51 52
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
22 20 17 15 12 12 12 14 17 18 21 22
12 10 7 5 2 1 3 4 6 7 11 12

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