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What are the best things to do in Christchurch?
Ride the Christchurch Gondola
Take in sweeping views over the Canterbury region by riding the Christchurch Gondola in between your Gold Coast to Christchurch return flights. The gondola station is located about 10 kilometres (six miles) south of the city centre in the Heathcote Valley. It makes the journey up the Port Hills, ascending 500 metres above sea level. Once you reach the top, you’ll be treated to a breathtaking 360° view over Christchurch, the Canterbury Plains, the Banks Peninsula, and the dramatic peaks of the Southern Alps.
Visit the Christchurch Art Gallery
The Christchurch Art Gallery is one of New Zealand’s premier art collections. It showcases different schools of New Zealand art, with a large focus on traditional Maori pieces. You’ll also see a variety of classic landscape paintings, European-style portraits, and contemporary sculptures if you visit the museum while holidaying on Gold Coast to Christchurch flights. Even though the Christchurch Art Gallery was damaged in the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, it bounced back quickly and placed a stronger focus on the community by displaying even more works from local artists.
Explore the Christchurch Botanic Gardens
The Christchurch Botanic Gardens are a peaceful haven in the CBD. The gardens are almost completely surrounded by the Avon River, and are planted with a collection of local and exotic flora. Pay a visit while holidaying on cheap flights Gold Coast to Christchurch to see English-style rose gardens, a native NZ fernery, a water garden, and tropical blooms housed inside a Victorian glasshouse. To see the Botanic Gardens from a different perspective, take a punt ride along the Avon River.
What is the cost of visiting Christchurch?
Once you’ve booked cheap flights to Christchurch from the Gold Coast, start planning the rest of your trip with Webjet. Travellers who book tickets to Christchurch from the Gold Coast can also take care of their hotel and rental car bookings. Hotels in the CBD typically cost around $150 to $200 NZD per night. Rental cars can be reserved through Webjet and picked up from Christchurch Airport (CHC) once you arrive. Hire car prices start at about $25 NZD per day.
There are plenty of buses to catch if you’d prefer to get around by public transport while holidaying on flights Gold Coast to Christchurch. Bus 29 and the Purple Line both travel from Christchurch Airport (CHC) into the city for $8.50 NZD. Other public buses cost $4.20 NZD around the city and inner suburbs and $5.70 NZD between the city and outer suburbs.
There are also plenty of attractions to add to your itinerary while away on Gold Coast to Christchurch flights. The popular Quake City museum is $20 NZD for adults and free for children. Tickets to ride the scenic Christchurch Gondola cost $10 NZD return for adults and $5 NZD return for children. You could also embark on an exciting dolphin-watching cruise in Akaroa in between your Gold Coast to Christchurch return flights. Cruises cost $92 NZD for adults and $50 NZD for kids.
When is the best time to visit Christchurch?
There isn’t a bad time to book cheap flights Gold Coast to Christchurch. If you’re looking to visit the beaches of the Canterbury coast and spend a lot of your time outdoors, look into flights Gold Coast to Christchurch for the summer. Daytime temperatures of about 22°C, little rainfall, and a range of festivals make this a great time to visit Christchurch. Summer is the busiest time to visit, so book your hotel early for the best rates between December and February.
On the opposite end of the spectrum, winter is cold and there could even be snow in the region. Temperatures reach around 11°C most days and dip to around 0°C at night. However, this is still a popular time to book tickets to Christchurch from the Gold Coast due to the fantastic skiing in the Canterbury region. If you’re hoping to ski or snowboard, book Gold Coast to Christchurch flights, then check out Canterbury ski resorts available to book through Webjet.
The shoulder seasons of autumn and spring are the perfect times to book cheap flights to Christchurch from the Gold Coast if you’re after nice weather without summer crowd numbers. Both seasons have pleasant daytime temperatures averaging between 14° and 18°C. Autumn is the drier of the pair and comes with vibrant seasonal foliage. Spring sees flowers in full bloom; a reason as to why Christchurch has earned the nickname the “Garden City.” If you book flights Gold Coast to Christchurch in the spring, you could also take advantage of any lingering snow in the mountains for skiing.