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Christchurch: School Holiday Activities & Things To Do With Kids

Attractions for families in Christchurch

West Coast Wildlife Centre Day Pass

West Coast Wildlife Centre Day Pass

Grab a ticket to the best wildlife park in New Zealand's West Coast region - the West Coast Wildlife Centre - and see NZ's iconic bird, the Kiwi, up close! Free for kids under 5 years of age.

From
$32

AUD

Christchurch Adventure Park Chairlift

Christchurch Adventure Park Chairlift

Take a ride on this adventure park chairlift to see beautiful native flora and fauna and panoramic views of Christchurch city, Pacific Ocean and the Alps. Suitable for 4+ years old.

From
$23

AUD

Abel Tasman National Park Full Scenic Cruise

Abel Tasman National Park Full Scenic Cruise

If the Abel Tasman National Park is in your must-see list then a scenic cruise through the region is your ideal trip.

From
$82

AUD

Akaroa Dolphin Swim Experience

Akaroa Dolphin Swim Experience

Swim with Dolphins with Black Cat Cruises in Akaroa near Christchurch. An unforgettable natural encounter with the world's friendliest Hector's Dolphins.

From
$201

AUD

Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise

Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise

Take a nature cruise around the pristine waters of Akaroa, see the rare, New Zealand Hector’s Dolphin, the world’s smallest dolphin, fur seals and penguins! Free for children under the age of 5 years.

From
$91

AUD

Southern Blend Kayak and Walk Morning Tour

Southern Blend Kayak and Walk Morning Tour

Discover the beautiful bays, islands and sea caves of the southern corner of the Abel Tasman National Park during a morning guided kayak tour and walk.

From
$156

AUD

Christchurch Adventure Park Zipline

Christchurch Adventure Park Zipline

Get your adrenaline rush on this Zipline Tour over the Port Hills taking in sites of geographic and historical significance.

From
$202

AUD

Kaikoura Albatross Encounter - 2.5 Hours

Kaikoura Albatross Encounter - 2.5 Hours

Experience Kaikoura's abundance of wildlife for yourself on a Kaikoura Albatross bird watching tour, just a 2.5 hour drive from Christchurch.

From
$161

AUD

Dolphin Encounter Swim

Dolphin Encounter Swim

Experience the thrill of swimming with dolphins in Kaikoura, New Zealand. Book your dolphin encounter in Kaikoura today and make unforgettable memories.

From
$212

AUD

Family Cruiser Half Day

Family Cruiser Half Day

The half-day Abel Tasman kayaking tour is a great option for families exploring nesting cormorants, sea caves and the Split Apple Rock.

From
$92

AUD

Hurunui River Jet Boat Ride - 45 Minutes

Hurunui River Jet Boat Ride - 45 Minutes

Explore the wild coastline and beautiful farmland of the Hurunui River region on a thrilling 45 minute jet boat ride near Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.

From
$101

AUD

The Grand Traverse Scenic Flight from Franz Josef

The Grand Traverse Scenic Flight from Franz Josef

Take to the skies from Franz Josef to explore the iconic and beautiful Aoraki Mount Cook National Park and more with this 50 minute scenic flight.

From
$432

AUD

Skydive Abel Tasman 18,000ft

Skydive Abel Tasman 18,000ft

Freefall to views of the picturesque Abel Tasman with this exhilarating skydiving experience. Book your skydive now for an experience you won't forget!

From $749
$689

AUD

Fox Glacier and Mount Cook 30 minute Helicopter Flight

Fox Glacier and Mount Cook 30 minute Helicopter Flight

On this exhilarating tour, board a helicopter to fly along all of the famous Fox Glacier to the magnificent Mount Cook and enjoy a glacier snow landing!

From
$391

AUD

Southern Blend Kayak and Water Taxi

Southern Blend Kayak and Water Taxi

Discover the beautiful bays, islands and sea caves of the southern corner of the Abel Tasman National Park during a guided 3-hour kayak and water taxi.

From
$184

AUD

Mount Cook 360 Ski Plane Flight

Mount Cook 360 Ski Plane Flight

This 45 minute Mt Cook Ski Plane Flight will have you circumnavigating over awe-inspiring mountain peaks and the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.

From
$441

AUD

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Paddles

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Paddles

Book this full-day sea kayaking tour in the Abel Tasman to visit some of the golden beaches, islands and sea caves of this New Zealand National Park.

From
$138

AUD

The Grand Traverse Scenic Flight from Lake Tekapo

The Grand Traverse Scenic Flight from Lake Tekapo

Depart Lake Tekapo for an enjoyable and breathtaking 50 minute scenic flight around the 'Grand Traverse' in New Zealand.

From
$432

AUD

Whale Watching Cruise Kaikoura

Whale Watching Cruise Kaikoura

Head out on a whale watching adventure at NZ's premier whale destination - Kaikoura - with one of the country's best whale watching tour companies.

From
$152

AUD

Tasman Glacier Heli Hike from Mount Cook

Tasman Glacier Heli Hike from Mount Cook

Explore the amazing Tasman Glacier on this combined helicopter flight / hiking tour package that showcases the best of both Mt Cook and the Southern Alps.

From
$731

AUD

Kaikoura Whale Watch Ocean Safari Helicopter Flight - 45 Minutes

Kaikoura Whale Watch Ocean Safari Helicopter Flight - 45 Minutes

Enjoy abundant Kaikoura marine life including playful dusky dolphins and curious New Zealand fur seals on this 45 minute whale watching helicopter flight.

From
$690

AUD

Kaikoura Ultimate Adventure Helicopter Flight - 80 Minutes

Kaikoura Ultimate Adventure Helicopter Flight - 80 Minutes

The Kaikōura Ultimate Adventure is an incredible experience capturing the best of Kaikōura’s magnificent coastal shores and landscapes from the air.

From
$1,242

AUD

40 Minute Mt Cook Scenic Helicopter Flight

40 Minute Mt Cook Scenic Helicopter Flight

Go Mountain High on this 40 minute scenic flight through Mt Cook and the upper Tasman Glacier for incredible views and a snow landing! Book online here!

From
$483

AUD

Hobbit Kayaking Tour on Pelorus River

Hobbit Kayaking Tour on Pelorus River

Venture down the picturesque waters of Marlborough's Pelorus River on this kayaking tour that follows the scenes from the Hobbit films!

From
$170

AUD

30 Minute Kaikoura Whale Watch Seaplane Flight

30 Minute Kaikoura Whale Watch Seaplane Flight

Whale watching by aeroplane offers a unique perspective and the opportunity to view whales and dolphins in their natural environment.

From
$207

AUD

Hurunui River Jet Boat Ride - 30 Minutes

Hurunui River Jet Boat Ride - 30 Minutes

Explore the rugged cliffs, wild coastline and beautiful farmlands on an exciting 30 minute jet boat ride on the Hurunui River.

From
$83

AUD

Pohatu Sea Kayaking and Scenic 4WD Safari

Pohatu Sea Kayaking and Scenic 4WD Safari

Enjoy an outdoor experience the see penguins with this scenic sea kayaking and 4WD safari tour. Book your spot on this Akaroa tour online here.

From
$110

AUD

Pelorus Sound Mail Run Cruise from Havelock

Pelorus Sound Mail Run Cruise from Havelock

Join the Pelorus Sound ‘sea postie’ on a full-day Marlborough Sounds cruise onboard the Pelorus Mail Boat from Havelock. Free for 0-4 year olds.

From
$115

AUD

Fox and Franz Josef Glacier 30 minute Helicopter Flight

Fox and Franz Josef Glacier 30 minute Helicopter Flight

On this Fox and Franz Josef Twin Glacier with Glacier Landing Helicopter Adventure, explore two spectacular glaciers from the air and actually land on one!

From
$391

AUD

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