Located on New Zealand's east coast, Christchurch is a vibrant city with a strong English heritage. Freely explore the oldest city in New Zealand and traverse the lush, green spaces of Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Immerse yourself in the city's fascinating blend of contemporary and traditional marvels, man-made and natural alike. Submerge beneath glacier hot pools at Franz Josef Glacier. Reach the summit of Mount Cavendish by riding the Christchurch Gondola and enjoy a 360-degree cityscape view. And while you're at one of the most fascinating places in the world, wait for nightfall to gaze upon the starry night skies of Mount John.