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Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

28 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-379 9629
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Very good

Bunch of very friendly folks trying to help you with all your questions - not only tours but also... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TooLessTime
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One of the best Info Centres, anywhere.

A very good tourist information centre in the Canterbury Museum and Art Gallery precinct - which is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chiangmaicharlies
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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28 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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+64 3-379 9629
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Bunch of very friendly folks trying to help you with all your questions - not only tours but also what's on for the particular evening, eating out etc. Only sad part is it closes at 5 ish.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good tourist information centre in the Canterbury Museum and Art Gallery precinct - which is worth exploring as well. Some good art stuff and restaurant. Tons of information leaflets and the staff are very happy to help booking on the internet there. Well...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your nice review, and we're glad we were able to help. Kind regards, Frances

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Great tourist information centre no situated within the Canterbury Museum and Art Gallery precinct. The staff couldn't be more patient or helpful truly wonderful service. Also time for a coffee and a browse around the artisan arts and crafts and the little shops.

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you so much for your review, and we're glad that we were able to help. We think our staff are amongst the most patient and helpful people in the world! :-) Kind regards, Frances

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We started our five week tour in Christchurch. The i site was easy to find and so helpful. Discussed and advised us on our planned route, pointing out things not to miss. We had hired a camper van, planned our route in Britain but weren't...More

Thank Christine S
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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you for your review and we're so happy that we were able to help you get started on what we hope will be an amazing trip! Kind regards, Frances

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The Isite is now located near the Canterbury Museum and Art Gallery precinct. Lots of information available, cafe and other shops there as well. Colourful tables and chairs outside to sit and enjoy the sunshine. Short walk to Cathedral Square.

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

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

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

As expected, an excellent place to get all your information and do booking for transport, great walks, which I did. There's cafe around and picnic areas outside.

Thank Satyabrata
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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks for your review and we are glad we could help with information and bookings. Rollickin Gelato cafe is just across the hallway from us and their big picnic table outside is a popular spot on a sunny day. Kind regards, Frances

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I popped in just to check out the interior of this building. It has been closed since the earthquake. Amazing wood work and stone work throughout.

Thank Jackrg35
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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks for your review. The Arts Centre buildings have been restored to a high standard and we're happy to be able to have our visitor centre in this beautiful place. Kind regards, Frances

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Beautifully restored building with shops to visit. Recommend popping into the fudge shop and looking at all of the hand made treats.

Thank Shanthi24
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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks for your review. The building that we are in has been beautifully restored as part of the Arts Centre's restoration project. As well the the i-SITE, there are several interesting shops to visit. Kind regards, Frances

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

i-Site centres in NZ are generally helpful. I got some help at this i-site in christchurch. The lady told me the bus schedule and helped me booking it.

Thank minimize940314
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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks for your review and we're glad we could help. We have access to the schedules for most buses in the South Island and are happy to help with information and bookings. Kind regards, Frances

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We were looking were to buy UK- NZ plug adapters. The lady was able to help straight away. Probably a common question but she was very accurate and helpful

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ChChInfo, Supervisor at Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks for your review and we're glad we could help. And yes, it is a question we get a lot, but we do get hundreds of questions each week! :-) 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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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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