International Antarctic Centre: Best Tourist Attraction in Christchurch, New Zealand
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International Antarctic Centre

Welcome to Antarctica, Christchurch. Breathtakingly cold. Incredibly cool.

We’ve packed all the mystery and excitement of the Antarctic into one incredible award-winning visitor destination.

Located next to Christchurch International Airport, and open every day of the year, the International Antarctic Centre has a huge range of experiences guaranteed to entertain the whole family. Be chilled in our incredible Antarctic storm room. Be thrilled on an all-terrain vehicle tour. Make friends with penguins and huskies. Learn about the first expeditions, modern day life on Scott Base and the future of humanity on the ice. Be amazed through the big screen ice tour and astonished within the immersive 4D theatre. In just a few hours here the icy continent will create memories to last a lifetime. It’s cold. It’s cool. It’s waiting to be discovered by you.

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Celebrate your birthday with us!

Their big day deserves a suitably big location. We’ve got the fifth largest continent ready to go…

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