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Full-Day Alpine Safari 4WD tour including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

Full-Day Alpine Safari 4WD tour including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch
9 hours 30 minutes
USD 315.64
The Alpine Safari Tour is an all-inclusive full-day tour which includes a scenic four-wheel drive adventure, a thrilling jet boat ride, a short nature walk, a Kiwi style barbecue lunch and a return journey from Arthurs Pass to Christchurch on the world famous TranzAlpine Train.

Explore Mount Cook from Christchurch

Explore Mount Cook from Christchurch
13 hrs
USD 263.65
<p>Travel by road on a full day tour from Christchurch to Mount Cook, Australasia's highest mountain. Along the way you'll pass through the spectacular scenery of the Canterbury Plains, view MacKenzie Basin, Lakes Tekapo and Pukari and Tasman Glacier. Lunch at the Hermitage Hotel as well as morning and afternoon snacks are also included on your guided tour.</p>

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Christchurch Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Christchurch Airport -- Book a safe and convenient private Christchurch Airport transfer from USD 79 or a safe and economical shared Christchurch Airport shuttle transfer from USD 18.
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Christchurch International Airport

Where is Christchurch Airport?  

Set on the edge of the Canterbury plains, Christchurch is a major stepping off point for touring New Zealand's South Island.

While Christchurch is recovering from the major earthquakes it suffered in 2010, and part of downtown is currently inaccessible, the remainder of the city and region are open for business.

Christchurch International Airport (IATA: CHC, ICAO: NZCH), also known as Christchurch Harewood Airport, ChCh Airport or simply Christchurch Airport, is located in Harewood, a suburb northwest of Christchurch, New Zealand. Construction is underway, and almost complete, on a new Domestic terminal upgrade at CHC.

Christchurch Airport served 5,592,529 passengers in 2011, making it New Zealand's 2nd busiest airport, after Auckland Airport (AKL).

Airlines that fly to Christchurch Airport include Air Chathams, Air New Zealand, Air Pacific, Air Safaris, Air West Coast, Emirates, Jetstar Airways, Mainland Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Vincent Aviation and Virgin Australia.

You can fly to Christchurch Airport from Auckland, Bangkok, Blenheim, Brisbane, Chatham Islands, Dubai, Dunedin, Gold Coast, Greymouth, Hamilton, Holitika, Invercargill, Lake Tekapo, Melbourne, Mount Cook, Nadi, Napier, Nelson, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Oamaru, Queenstown, Rotorua, Singapore, Sydney, Tauranga, Te Anau, Timaru, Tokya, Wanka and Wellington.

Your best bet for a Christchurch Airport transfer is a shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Additional Christchurch Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016