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  • 1. Christchurch City

    Address: 150 Kilmore Street, (South Island), Christchurch, 8013, New Zealand

    Phone: (64) 3-930-6103

    Christchurch City

  • 2. Christchurch Airport

    Address: Terminal Building, (South Island), Christchurch, 8053, New Zealand

    Phone: (64) 3-358-9661

    Christchurch Airport

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Self drive car rental in Christchurch

Pick up an Avis car rental from Christchurch Airport and get to this “Garden City” full of natural wonders. From extensive Canterbury Plains in the coutryside to cultural attractions like Christchurch Gondola and the International Antarctic Centre, this beautifully adorned city awaits your presence. Southern Alps are one more gorgeous place to visit close to Christchurch in your hired car from Christchurch. Look out for out of the world sceneries made possible by desolated and hair raising view of beaches, braided rivers and natural attractions including two glaciers and the famous Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki.

You can reserve an Avis Car Rental in Christchurch from our website and the vehicle will be waiting for you when you land at the Christchurch airport.

Avis has an array of vehicles suitable for special occasions, family holidays, business trips and other such reasons making sure you have a comfortable and wonderful trip.

Innumerous Places to visit in Christchurch

The list of things to do in Christchurch is huge! When you’re behind the wheel of a rental car from Avis, you can take your time to travel considering an array of activities and attractions possible in Christchurch. It is not only famous for its cathedral and blooms. It also offers nature's best views in the charming seaside town of Akaroa and adrenaline-filled adventures on the slopes of the nearby mountain ranges.

The highlight in the north of Christchurch is the Marlborough wine region that inherits rugged coastlines forming Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman National Park. For outdoor activities take your rental car in Christchurch to Nelson, the biggest city in the north known for its moderate temperatures.

Educate yourself about the conservation of world's most precious species in an open-range zoo called Orana Wildlife Park. You will also find one of the most endangered species of Kiwi, a flightless bird there. Take lessons in piloting a plane at the Canterbury Aero Club and have full control of the aircraft under expert supervision. Meet the adorable New Zealand fur seals, Hector’s Dolphins, rare and regal albatross along with other extraordinary aquatic wildlife in Akaroa. Skiers and Snowboarding lovers can head to the slopes in Methven Heli Ski and ride along the Ragged, Palmer and Arrowsmiths range. Others can simply admire the vast expanse of the mountain terrain.

If you love raising your heartbeat with an adventure, try tackling gravity-defying obstacles and challenges at Spencer Park in Christchurch. Get a dose of history at the Ferrymead Heritage Park, located at the site of a first public railway in the Heathcote Valley in New Zealand.

There are endless possible directions to consider, the safe and well-maintained roads and impressive hotels in Christchurch are a treat for a passionate road trip lover. But remember to not exceed speed limits and keep towards the left-hand side of the road!

Beyond Christchurch

The International Antarctic Centre heightens the curiosity of tourists who wish to know more about the world's coldest continent including the cold-loving wildlife and their icy way of life.

The Air Force Museum of New Zealand located near Christchurch will take you through a fascinating journey of the country's military aviation history. On the other hand, the Canterbury Museum houses information about the 2010 and 2011 earthquake and its aftermath.

You can't help but be charmed by the talent and passion of local Thespians at The Court Theatre.

I you get a chance, delve into the Māori culture at Ko Tāne to experience ceremonial rituals, powerful performances and hangi feasting.

Parks and gardens within and outside the city of Christchurch are so mesmerizing that it is called the “Garden city” and rightly so. A run or stroll around the vast green space of Hagley Park and taking in the aroma of the blooms and foliage at Christchurch Botanic Gardens will seem like a refreshing idea for tourists. For fresh seaside air and scenic views, a stroll down the New Brighton Pier is a must. As a trip closure Lyttelton has a number of things to do like hiring a kayak or traversing the Quail Island near the Lyttelton Harbour.

A 3.5-hour drive in your rental car in Christchurch will take you to Lake Tekapo. The Church of the Good Shepherd situated there is one of the most visited iconic structures near Christchurch. It sits on the edge of the lake surrounded by majestic mountains which includes New Zealand’s highest peak Mt Cook. The region also offers its visitors sights for stargazing, hot pools, and hiking.

Roughly 3.5 hours from Christchurch Airport in your car hire in New Zealand takes you to Kaikoura, the whale watching capital of New Zealand. It is a small seaside town where seals, whales, dolphins, crayfish have a comfortable home.

You won't run out of things to do in Christchurch especially when you have feature-filled self-drive car from Avis as a partner in your journey. Hire a car from Avis for make your trip in New Zealand larger than life.