One of Christchurch's most prominent tourist attractions, International Antarctic Centre is located in the Harewood suburb of Christchurch, a short distance away from the Christchurch Airport. The International Antarctic Centre offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience an authentic Antarctic atmosphere with heaps of fun and excitement. Visitors will be taught how to survive an Antarctic snow storm, interact with little blue penguins as well as live a modern-day Antarctic life. Other highlights at the International Antarctic Centre include the Hagglund ride, simulated 4D cruise and Happy Feet 4D. International Antarctic Centre is one of New Zealand's most famous award-winning tourist attractions and was also twice named the best attraction in the country.
Tickets cost around $39 - $59 for adults
Open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Around 1-2 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior TravellersAdults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
Hagglund ride, simulated 4D cruise and Happy Feet 4D
Though designated prayer facilities at the International Antarctic Centre will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, it is possible to enquire for a private area to use during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit a few of the mosques in Christchurch such as the Masjid al Noor - Canterbury Islamic Centre which serves the Muslim community in the area.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near International Antarctic Centre can visit some of the many Halal restaurants in Christchurch. Taste of Bengal, Casbah – A Taste of Morocco, Mediterranean Taste, It’s Indi, Nomads Ethnic Foods, Taste of Bengal, Nando’s Currytime and Thai Talay are some of the most popular Halal restaurants in Christchurch.