Best accommodation in Christchurch
As you would expect from the biggest city on the South Island, Christchurch has no shortage of accommodation options. All the big name chains are found here which can be great for special offers or if you have a favourite, however there are also some great independent hotels and motels in the city which have received some great recommendations from our GO Explorers. Whether you are looking for five star luxury or budget backpackers, we’ve tried to cover all the bases. We’ve also thrown in a couple of options that are located outside of the main CBD for those who are looking for something a bit more laid back.
Best Places to eat out in Christchurch
Always a tricky one to narrow down, we had tons of tips from our GO Explore fans on places to eat out in Christchurch. From cheap street eats to gourmet dining, the recommendations came flooding in. We’ve tried to pick out those that kept cropping up time and time again and we also put it out to our GO Rentals team in Christchurch to see if they agreed – after much debate, here are the top ten places to eat out in Christchurch according to GO Explorers!
Best things to see in Christchurch
Christchurch is a beautiful city with so much to see and do. Below we talk about some of the best activities in and around Christchurch but sometimes it’s the simple things that really make this place special. Everywhere you go it seems like there is something cool to see – whether it’s the stunning views over the Banks Peninsula, the damage caused by the earthquakes or the amazing recovery work the city has undergone since 2011. Christchurch is a photographer’s dream destination so we have picked out some of our favourite images that have been sent in by our GO Explorers and some of our favourite views of Christchurch.
- Christchurch Chalice
- Christchurch Gondola
- Re:START Mall
- 2011 Earthquake Damage
- Banks Peninsula
- Arthur's Pass
- Port Hills
- Avon River