International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch

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International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 38 Orchard Road, Christchurch Airport 8053, New Zealand

Phone: +64-33570519

Ticket Price: 59 NZD

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

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One of New Zealand’s award winning attractions, the International Antarctic Centre is a must visit while on your trip to Christchurch. It has been designed in such a way that one can enjoy the fun of Antarctica without actually going there! You’ll get to experience snow and ice, survive an Antarctic Storm, learn about life in modern day Antarctica and hang out with Penguins! A major attraction over here is the exciting Hagglund ride! They also have a simulated 4D cruise!

International Antarctic Centre Ticket Prices

  • Adults- $59, Children (5-15 years)- $29
  • Entry is free for children under five years.
  • Family (2 adults and 3 kids)- $149
  • Seniors and Students (ID compulsory)- $45

How To reach International Antarctic Centre by Public Transport

  • Pick up by the Penguin Express shuttle from Rolleston Avenue Museum.
  • Christchurch Airport bus stop

Restaurants Near International Antarctic Centre

  • Priestley’s Antarctic Cafe

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  • The center is awesomeness to the max. Staff make what is exceptional into something even better. I have a disability and they looked after me when I needed it. Do everything and you will enjoy every moment you are there. Cafe is great as well!

  • So impressed. We are traveling through the South Island with our Nissan mini bus and the check engine light came on on Sunday. Monday morning it was off, but we still took it in to make sure. We were in and out in 5 minutes- everything was okay. Super honest and kind. We were so grateful to them. Highly recommend them

  • Very cool seeing the types of things that happen at Scott Base and research being carried out over there. Good Access including the rides. Full accessible bathrooms.

  • Pretty chill place if you know what I mean. They have some neat exhibits and the penguin enclosure is amazing. Would've given this place five stars if the entrance price wasn't so high. If you're looking to kill some time you can easily spend 3 hours here!

  • A lot to take in all at once. Helpful folks though. Don't be afraid to ask questions

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