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- The following fare terms and conditions apply in addition to our Booking Terms and Conditions (available on our website).
- Prices quoted are valid for the travel dates specified, unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
- All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise). Where companion fares apply, these are subject to two passengers travelling together to the same destination on the same booking.
- Price is subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice.
- Saving (if applicable) is included in the advertised price and unless stated otherwise may not be used with any other offer.
- Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.
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- Flights may not be direct or operate daily and may require a mandatory stopover at the customer's own expense.
- Flights may include domestic on-line segments.
- Itineraries may require a waiting period between flights.
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- Payments made in store by credit card will incur a surcharge (see Booking Terms and Conditions for further details).
- Bookings made online will incur a booking fee of $19.95 per booking for Domestic/Trans-Tasman bookings and $28 per person for International bookings. Merchant fees (e.g. credit card surcharge) also apply to International bookings made online.
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Experience the 'garden city' with a visit to its famous botanical gardens. Originating from a single oak tree that was planted in 1863, the Christchurch Botanical Gardens are now home to one of New Zealand's finest collections of exotic and native plants. The garden's central location makes it a popular place to escape the busy city streets and relax under a 120-year-old tree. Other highlights of the park include the Avon River and its numerous bridges. Take a punt boat ride down the river and appreciate the city's serene beauty.
If you prefer fauna over flora, then you're going to love the Orana Wildlife Park. Located just outside of the city, the Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand's only open range zoo, spanning an impressive 80 hectares of natural habitat. The wildlife park takes its name from the Maori word for 'place of refuge' and houses a number of endangered species. Orana has a range of African and South American animals including giraffes, lions, zebras, rhinoceroses and spider monkeys. Local animals are also protected and the park has a dedicated Kiwi breeding unit.
If you're keen to see more of the country's exotic creatures, visit the Southern Encounter Aquarium and Kiwi House where you can get up close to the country's rare national bird.
Christchurch Airport (CHC)
Flights from Australia to Christchurch will disembark at Christchurch International Airport.
Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is the main access point for New Zealand's South Island. The airport consists of a domestic terminal and an international terminal within the one building, however construction is underway of a new domestic terminal building.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Christchurch International Airport. Book your Christchurch Airport accommodation.
Getting to Christchurch
There are several airlines that offer flights to Christchurch from Australia. Direct flights from Sydney take three hours. Direct flights from Melbourne take three hours and 15 minutes. Direct flights from Brisbane take three hours and 30 minutes. Flights from Perth via Sydney take around nine hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Christchurch
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Christchurch from Australia include:
For more information on airlines that offer flights to Christchurch, have a look at our international airline page.
At Flight Centre, our helpful travel consultants and great range of Christchurch Flights will make booking your New Zealand holiday easy.