A medley of stunning scenery and diversity, Christchurch, New Zealand is an unforgettable experience. For horticulturalists or garden lovers, no visit is complete without exploring Banks Peninsula, or the Botanical Gardens for which the city is so famous. Stroll down the New Brighton Pier and admire the amazing views out to sea, or back over Christchurch. Drop a fishing line at the end of the pier and catch your dinner. Explore this beautiful city and marvel at the sights around you.
The Tramway is an inner city tour experience that combines the heritage of the trams, attractions, and historical buildings, with the culture of the Garden City. The carefully restored trams follow a 2.5 kilometre loop around central Christchurch, taking in some of the most interesting sights. You’ll see Cathedral Square, the Aquarium of Discovery, the Arts Centre, Botanical Gardens, Canterbury Museum, the Avon River, Victoria Square, and New Regent Street—to name just a few. By using an all day pass, you can hop on and off at any of the nine stops around the inner city tram loop and experience the inner city sights and attractions at your leisure.
Halkett Lodge B & B is set on thirty acres of land in West Melton Christchurch. It offers unique, peaceful accommodation with two comfortable large modern bedrooms, in a separate building, set amongst their relaxed boutique vineyard and farmyard, but only fifteen minutes drive to all the attractions of Christchurch city. Guest privacy is guaranteed here. The lodge is situated only a short country drive to some of the nearby ski fields.
Guest facilities include two large bedrooms with guest’s own bathroom and large guest living area. They offer a cooked or continental style breakfast and can provide homestyle evening meals by request. The gay owners Robbert and Scott will try to tailor your stay to suit your needs and make your stay in Christchurch enjoyable, we look forward to seeing you soon.
Enjoy the tranquillity of the country where they grow Riesling grapes and keep a handful of farmyard animals or take in some of the attractions in or nearby to the city, or head to the nearby ski fields, such as Mt. Hutt, Porter Heights and many others ski areas.
Around the vicinity of Christchurch you’ll find a choice of adventure sports, including mountain biking. There are many walks around the hills and beach areas, as well as safe swimming and picnic areas.