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65% Avg. city rating Rated by 262 customers

Activities / excursions 64%

Restaurants / eating out 65%

Shopping 64%

Chilling out / relaxing 69%

Getting around / public transport 70%

Sightseeing 66%

Culture 68%

Nightlife / partying 56%

Value for money 64%

Customer Travel Tips for Christchurch

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58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


06 Mar 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Don't spend too much time here as you can see most of it within a day

Liked: Stayed in good central location. Most of the city is accessible by walking.

Disliked: A lot of reconstruction still being completed after the 2011 Earthquake.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


07 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Relaxation / spa Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Gondola . Parks. Beaches. Museums. Churches.......

Liked: Beautiful natural .Culture.Sights. Parks.beaches........

Disliked: Oh,yes ,Many places in the construction, maintenance!

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


24 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Jucy snooze.

Liked: Nice botanic garden. Easy bus transport.

Disliked: Just fix the cathedral or tear it down already.

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


27 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Do a day trip

Liked: The history

Disliked: Not so much to do

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


27 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: adfs

Liked: spaceious

Disliked: yes

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


29 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Lord of the rings tour and top of the mountain with a gondola

Liked: Really nice city with a lot of stuff to do

Disliked: Not really

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
60% Avg. rating


18 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked: I don't know

Disliked: Nothing to see

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


14 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Relax at the Re:start mall, or the Botanic Gardens and go to Quake City.

Liked: Is has a nice and positive feel. And there are some really nice places to relax, while other places are good for dramatic pictures.

Disliked: There is not much nightlife, and there are not that many shopping options. The city is also pretty destroyed by the earthquake.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


29 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Hire a bike

Liked: nice City, really beautiful natural environment, love the beach

Disliked: Sso far,no

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: no

Liked: no

Disliked: no

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 100%
60% Avg. rating


08 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do not stay to long in Christchurch

Liked: It's a small city.

Disliked: There is nothing to see.

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 80%
56% Avg. rating


04 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Don't expect too much. The city is different since '11. :/

Liked: It's different.

Disliked: It's cold but it's winter :D

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: I liked the big museum and the park

Disliked: Because of the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 everything is still in rebuilding

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

40% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
40% Avg. rating


31 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: Not much to see / do.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


05 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Look at activities to do around the city

Liked: The parks were beautiful and fun to walk through

Disliked: There was not a lot to do in the city since it is still rebuilding

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
78% Avg. rating


25 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Know what you want to do and book it before you arrive

Liked: Safe and great architecture

Disliked: Not a very cheap city

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


25 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: See the Airforce Museum and the Antartic Centre.

Liked: It is a friendly city with lost of nice things to do and see.

Disliked: Leaving.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


16 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the gardens, dont be surprised that there are many building places. They try to rebuild the city after the big earthquake in 2011.

Liked: Botanic gardens,

Disliked: Many workplaces

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


15 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Prepare for wind

Liked: Street art

Disliked: All of the road construction

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65% Avg. city rating Rated by 262 customers

Activities / excursions 64%

Restaurants / eating out 65%

Shopping 64%

Chilling out / relaxing 69%

Getting around / public transport 70%

Sightseeing 66%

Culture 68%

Nightlife / partying 56%

Value for money 64%

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