Set amongst a magnificent alps to ocean backdrop, Christchurch is one of the world’s most unique visitor destinations, combining urban regeneration with traditional English heritage.
Distinction Christchurch Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Cathedral Square on the doorstep of many of Canterbury's top attractions and extensive visitor transport network.
Enjoy a journey through the changing face of Christchurch's city centre, onboard a restored heritage Tram. Explore the blooms and foliage of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens; NZ’s largest inner city park or enjoy the tranquillity with a punt down the Avon River. You’ll soon see why Christchurch is known internationally as the Garden City.
Popular day trips include a train journey through the majestic Southern Alps onboard the Tranzalpine, whale watching at Kaikoura, a soothing soak in Hanmer Springs thermal hot pools, skiing and snowboarding at Mt Hutt, harbour cruise in the picturesque township of Akaroa and visiting internationally acclaimed wineries scattered throughout Canterbury.
A trove of Canterbury experiences awaits.