Christchurch is the city of exploration, a refreshing urban centre full of new secrets to discover. If you haven't been here in a while, you're in for a surprise. The city has been through some massive changes in the past few years, and the time has come to explore it all.
Prepare for new architecture and immense street art, cocktail bars and bustling restaurants, laneways and green public spaces. Get up the Port Hills for outdoor adventures, from downhill biking to ziplines. Hit the coast for surfing, kayaking and beach vibes.
Otautahi Christchurch is the basecamp for southern exploration, the likes of Akaroa, Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs, and the epic Southern Alps, all within reach of Aotearoa's newest city.
Want to stay for the weekend? Click here for some ideas of how to utilise your time.
764 Colombo Street
The Crowne Plaza is located opposite the traditional Victoria Square and just a few minutes' walk from the major attractions including the Isaac Theatre, Avon River, Christchurch Cathedral.