ChristchurchNZ Convention Bureau

PO Box 2962 8011

Why Choose Our Destination?

Discover New Zealand’s future-focused city in the heart of the beautiful South Island. Small and smart, Christchurch is planned with meetings in mind. Discover award-winning architecture, inspiring public art, restored heritage venues and brand new meeting spaces set amongst beautiful parks and gardens. ​Christchurch is a fantastic city to host your conference, below are a few reasons why. Accessible and connected Christchurch International Airport ensures excellent accessibility for delegates travelling to Christchurch. It is New Zealand’s second largest international airport and the gateway to the magnificent South Island. There are regular flights connecting Christchurch to Asia Pacific and beyond, and regular domestic flights between all cities and regional towns throughout the country. Exploration and innovation Christchurch is a place of transformation where change and innovation are embraced, creating a strong economy, a vibrant place to visit and an exceptional place to live. The city is focused on the future, with new ideas and new thinking creating a fresh focus of exploration and innovation. Conference delegates will experience an opportunity to create impact in this vibrant new city. Delegate experience Once here, delegates will easily navigate the flat and compact central city with venues, accommodation, hospitality, retail and entertainment options all walkable and within close proximity. Delegates will experience warm South Island hospitality, hear local stories, and leave Christchurch with lasting memories.

Distance from airport

  • Christchurch International Airport

    6.21 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Christchurch Attractions

Christchurch Attractions has all the best activities the city has to offer. No matter how big or small your event is, they have an attraction for you. From heritage tram to a restaurant only accessible by gondola, the team at Christchurch Attractions will look after your needs!

Christchurch Adventure Park

With New Zealand’s longest and highest zipline rides, expertly wrapped up in a 2.5 hour guided 4 zip adventure, your clients will have an unforgettable and unique experience. We’ve got the highest (at 150 metres) and the longest (just over 1 kilometre) ziplines in New Zealand. The 1.8km, 8 minute chairlift ride to the best views in Canterbury from the top of the Port Hills alone is a sightseer’s dream. Take a return trip on the chairlift or take in the stunning views on the walking tracks.

Ballooning Canterbury

55 km away
Escape to a world of peace and tranquillity. Hot Air Ballooning is a magical experience and a flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the fertile Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps.

Christchurch International Airport

10 km away
Nicknamed the gateway to the south, Christchurch International Airport is New Zealand's second largest airport and sees daily arrivals from around New Zealand as well as international destinations.
30 Durey Road
Christchurch, NZ 8053


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