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It's the ultimate Antarctic adventure! Experience the dramatic seasonal lighting in the four seasons of Antarctica show where it 'snows' every 6 minutes. Venture out on to 'the ice' from Scott Base to play in 'Antarctica' the snow & ice experience...more
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38 Orchard Road | International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand
All reviews hagglund ride snow storm penguin feeding blue penguins storm room cold room wind chill antarctic experience terrain vehicle d movie obstacle course close to the airport all ages christchurch airport free shuttle great fun few hours
A great place to stop for a few hours if you are flying from Christchurch airport. Will appeal to all ages. We had a ride on a hagglund vehicle , stroked husky dogs, enjoyed a 4D Antarctic film, with a few surprises, and experienced an...More
Found this museum to be very dated and needed an uplift. Best bit was the 4D show. Fortunately we didn’t have to pay on our visit through my friends staff discounts but there is no chance this is worth the entry fee.
Thank Nicole S
IntAntarcticCentre, Guest Relations Manager at International Antarctic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
Thanks for the feedback. We are continually looking at ways to engage with the wide variety of visitors we share the Antarctic with. We have a lot of exciting updates on the way so please visit again and be surprised!!
Great experience either as a specific destination or as something really interesting to do if you are waiting for a flight. Really well put together and highly recommended. Take the Haglund - just don't sit right at the back!
We had a three hour wait between flights with our two toddlers, so this was a perfect time filler for our family. It was an easy 7 min walk from the airport to the Antarctic Centre and there was plenty to do - pats and...More
A must do while visiting Christchurch, is the International Antarctic Center. It’s open 9-5:30 daily.
The 4D Extreme Theatre is fabulous. Be sure to take a Hägglund Ride around the complex. Wow!
Prices range from $45-$59 NZ depending on age. Free “Penguin Express” shuttle from...More
This is well worth the time and the price. An amazing, interactive experience suitable for all ages. Very educational but also very entertaining. Right next to the International Airport and just 20 mins from downtown. Two thumbs up
Response from Allgoodthyngs | Reviewed this property |
Check the Akaroa Shuttle availability with Viator. the shoreshipsandtours com website might also offer info on bookings. If it was me I'd hire a car, plenty to see and do along the way a fabulous drive, maybe do an... More
Check the Akaroa Shuttle availability with Viator. the shoreshipsandtours com website might also offer info on bookings. If it was me I'd hire a car, plenty to see and do along the way a fabulous drive, maybe do an overnight in Christchurch. The city centre and cathedral are a must see too. Have fun!
Response from kiranmarvel | Reviewed this property |
They don’t play any videos about Antarctica. But there is a simulation room where they have created the wind speed and temperature as like Antarctica and they will provide special jackets to feel the climate there.