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Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Closes in 21 min: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Friendly and helpful

Be sure to stop in for discounts on tour tickets! The people here were very helpful, and they had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
QuickWhitTravel
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Most helpful and very pleasant

We were directed as to which sightseeing tickets to purchase to accommodate our schedule, instead... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beverley R
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Toronto
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The Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Centre is your one-stop travel shop for all domestic travel so call in and see us! We are always on the lookout for great deals so you can make the most of your holiday.
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28 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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+64 3-379 9629
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be sure to stop in for discounts on tour tickets! The people here were very helpful, and they had some great local things for sale here, too.

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for your review, and we're happy we could help. Kind regards, Frances

Reviewed 1 week ago

Headed here on the first day at Christchurch with an idea of the tours we wanted to do. The centre provided no additional information, no advice, asked no questions. We paid up and got a ticket. Subsequently we were very disappointed with one of the...More

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, and we are disappointed to hear of your experience. Our staff are usually very good at asking questions of our visitors to ascertain their needs and then giving various options and advice based on their answers, so we're not sure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were directed as to which sightseeing tickets to purchase to accommodate our schedule, instead of just doing this on our own. The person who helped us was very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Beverley R
ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review - we really appreciate it and we hope you enjoyed your time in Christchurch. Kind regards, Frances

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff helped us plan a very short stay. The building is beautiful, don't miss out on the various stores and cafes within the same building.

Thank KRGTEX
ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and we're glad we could help with your plans. We agree that our building is beautiful and is filled with lots of interesting stores. Kind regards, Frances

Reviewed 1 November 2018

We were looking for some advice for our trip down the East coast. We wanted to know the best places to stop and to find accommodation. The staff member that we spoke with was great fun as well as being able to provide us with...More

Thank Brian M
ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brian, thanks for taking the time to post a review. We're glad our staff member was able to give excellent service - we also think that we give a better service when our staff know the places that they are talking about, and so...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Although a wealth of information about tours etc. in and around Christchurch is located here, it is also within or at the boundary of the Botanical Gardens. The "train" that runs through the Gardens starts directly in back of the I-Site Centre. Tickets for the...More

Thank Howard E
ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thanks for your review, and it looks like you visited us more than 2 years ago! We moved 200 metres along Worcester Street to a larger location in the Arts Centre in November 2016. We still have a lot of information about Christchurch, Canterbury and...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

The ladies at the centre helped me pick some great day trips to do while in Christchurch. They easily booked me in to the Punting on Avon and the Botanic Garden caterpillar tour, putting me on the next tours. They have heaps of pamphlets too....More

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for your review, and we're glad we were able to help you make the most of your time in Christchurch! Kind regards, Frances

Reviewed 12 October 2018

The Christchurch i-Site is located in a historic building along Worcester Street. Opening hours are 8.30-5pm daily. Here you can find helpful travel information and guidance while enjoying Neo-Gothic building architecture Like most i-Sites around New Zealand, this is a good opportunity to talk with...More

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks so much for your review! Kind regards, Frances

Reviewed 7 October 2018

While riding the tram, we spotted the beautiful building and after hearing it also housed some specialty shops we decided to jump off and have a wander. We didnt need any info from iSite but found a cool stationery shop and divine sweet shop with...More

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Glad you enjoyed the Arts Centre shops - it's definitely a great spot to be based. Kind regards, Frances

Reviewed 3 October 2018

The i-Site is in such a beautiful building ! The staff are incredibly helpful and helped me decide which tour I wanted to go on. They also helped me book the tour. Take your time and have a look around the building, it's incredible !

Thank KScheepers
ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks for your review, and we're happy we could help. We agree - the building we're in is beautiful! Kind regards, Frances

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heidishrimpton
5 October 2016|
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Response from ChChInfo | Property representative |
Kia Ora, thank you for your enquiry. It is great to hear you are planning a trip. If you can please send us an email, using the link at the top of the page, and we will be able to send you some suggestions on accommodation... More
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Palma E
13 September 2016|
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Yes there are a few but they are hard hard to get and is metered parking . if you have a bit of time up your sleeve then the best place to park is at the gardens which is free and just a ten minute walk from gardens to... More
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Lovely S
21 September 2015|
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Response from ChChInfo | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your inquiry. Some suggestions on what you can see and do around Christchurch include having a look through the Botanic Gardens and Canterbury Museum, you can take the iconic tram ride through the city and... More
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