This rail crossing, from Christchurch to Greymouth on the West Coast, is one of the world's most spectacular alpine ... More
This rail crossing, from Christchurch to Greymouth on the West Coast, is one of the world's most spectacular alpine trips. The TranzAlpine rushes west along the Canterbury Plains , then weaves its way through the stunning Southern Alps . It climbs along cliffs high above the Waimakariri River and crosses five viaducts; the highest is 147 metres long and 73 metres high. The highest point on the line is 737 metres above sea level and in winter snow can lie alongside the track.
There is no other place in the world where it is possible to fly from the center of the city,
in view of the ocean toward snow capped mountains. Hot air ballooning the ultimate adventure and the best way ...
The suburb of New Brighton was once a bustling commercial center for Christchurch, and boasted a classic wooden pier as
one of its attractions. That pier was destroyed, but the Christchurch Pier now reaches 320 meters out across the ...
High on the Port Hills, at the junction of the Christchurch Lyttelton Harbour road and the scenic Summit Road, near
Victoria Park, sits the curiously named, quaint, stone building, Sign of the Kiwi. Opened in 1917 as a tearoom ...
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