Things To Do

Pirates Island

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Pirates Island

Pirates Island is a miniature golf range within a few minutes drive from the Copthorne Hotel Commodore. A perfect place to have a exquisite time with your family.

A:
196 Roydvale Avenue
Burnside
Canterbury, 8053
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
(03) 358 9818
F:
(03) 357 2461

Jellie Park

Jellie Park
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Jellie Park

Christchurch's only indoor and outdoor swimming complex.

Featuring two 25m indoor lane swimming pools and a fully equipped fitness centre with state of the art equipment, it is the home of fitness in the western part of Christchurch. During the summer enjoy the 50 metre heated outdoor pool, diving boards and hydroslides.

A:
295 Ilam Road
73034
Burnside
Canterbury, 8154
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
(03) 941 6888
F:
(03) 351 5310
E:
swimsmart@ccc.govt.nz

Re:START Mall

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Re:START Mall

Re:START has great cafes, a mix of specialty gift stores and a selection of fashion boutiques not found elsewhere. It also has a great food offering with two dedicated food courts. .Relax and surf the net on its free Wi Fi. 
A really great place to bring the whole family.

A:
128 Cashel Street
Christchurch Central
Canterbury, 8011
Christchurch
New Zealand

Russley Golf Club

Russley Golf Club
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Russley Golf Club

The Russley Golf Club located opposite the Commodore is a 18 hole International Standard course, as well as extensive practice area. See our reception team to organise discounted green fees.

A:
340 Memorial Avenue
Burnside
Christchurch, 8053
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
3584748

Burnside Park Tennis Club

Burnside Park Tennis Club
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Burnside Park Tennis Club

Just 500 Metres from the Commodore the Burnside Park Tennis club offers 10 tennis courts, flexipave and astroturf. Juniors through to seniors, social and competition. See our friendly reception team for your complimentary access.

A:
Burnside Park
Burnside
Christchurch, 8053
Christchurch
New Zealand

Airport

Airport
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Airport

CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT

A:
30 Durey Rd
Christchurch Airport
Canterbury, 8053
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03-358 5029

Orana Wildlife Park

Orana Wildlife Park
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Orana Wildlife Park

Set in 80 hectares of tranquil grounds, within 15 minutes drive of Christchurch Airport, Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand’s only open range zoo. Orana specialises in providing unique animal encounters in an open range setting. We get you up close and personal with our wonderful animals!

A:
743 Mcleans Island Rd
Mcleans Island
Canterbury, 8051
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03 359 7109
F:
03 359 4330
E:
info@oranawildlifepark.co.nz

International Antarctic Centre

International Antarctic Centre
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International Antarctic Centre

  One of New Zealand's best tourist attractions, the International Antarctic Centre provides visitors of all ages with an interactive, fun and exciting experience of Antarctica.  You'll experience snow and ice, a storm, learn about life in modern day Antarctica and Scott Base, and hang out with Little Blue Penguins! 

A:
38 Orchard Rd
Christchurch Airport
Canterbury, 8053
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03-358 9896
F:
03 357 3499
E:
info@iceberg.co.nz

Central Library

Central Library
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Central Library

Central Library Peterborough is open at 87-91 Peterborough Street from Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm, and Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm. The Central Library has 25 public computers with free internet access (60 minute time limit for sessions for library customers; 30 minutes for visitor logins) and free wireless internet access.

A:
91 Peterborough Street
Central
Canterbury, 8013
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03 941 7923

The Tannery

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The Tannery

The Christchurch earthquakes are creating a new Christchurch. While we have lost a lot of the past, what is exciting is a new future that can build on our heritage.

This development builds on the dreams and ambitions of the early English settlers, tapping into their confidence and values and making modern productive industry on land between the four Avenues and the Port. The Tannery will have world class beer and food, entertainment and boutique shops on a unique and atmospheric location.

A:
3 Garlands Rd
Woolston
Canterbury, 8023
Christchurch
New Zealand

Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum
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Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum is in the heart of Christchurch City, within strolling distance of the Botanic Gardens, the Arts Centre,
Christchurch Art Gallery and Cathedral Square.

A:
Rolleston Ave
Central
Canterbury, 8013
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03-366 5000

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

In a loop of the Avon River, bordered on three sides by the green expanse of Hagley Park, are the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. More than 1.1 million visitors come to the gardens each year, making them one of the city’s most popular attractions.

A:
7 Rolleston Ave
Central
Canterbury, 8013
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
09-526 9743

Blax Espresso Cafe

Blax Espresso Cafe
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Blax Espresso Cafe

At Blax you will not only get a great coffee you will be served by a fun loving team who know how to deliver. We pride ourselves on our service. The shortest distance between two people is a smile!

A:
100 Victoria St
Christchurch Central
Canterbury, 8013
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03-366 8982

Northlands Mall

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Northlands Mall

With over 112 stores Northlands Shopping Centre has all your shopping needs covered in the one convenient location. If you are after fashion, giftware, a full range of services or even a supermarket Northlands has something for everyone.

A:
109/55 Main North Rd
Papanui
Canterbury, 8052
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03-354 6359

The Palms

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The Palms

The Palms Shopping Centre is a shopping mall located in the Christchurch, New Zealand suburb of Shirley, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the city's CBD.

The mall consists of 110 retailers, including the first Reading Cinemas multiplex in Christchurch.

 

A:
Corner Marshland & New Brighton Roads,
Shirley
Canterbury, 8061
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
(03) 385 3067

Westfield Riccarton

Westfield Riccarton
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Westfield Riccarton

Iconic shopping centres in major cities around the world, integrating the best in fashion, food, leisure, entertainment and digital technology with the world’s leading retail brands.

Westfield Riccarton, is a large retail complex located in the Christchurch, New Zealand suburb of Riccarton. First opened in 1965, it is Christchurch's oldest shopping mall.

A:
129 Riccarton Rd
Riccarton
Canterbury, 8041
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
(03) 983 4500
E:
riccarton@nz.westfield.com

Eastgate Shopping Mall

Eastgate Shopping Mall
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Eastgate Shopping Mall

Eastgate, Easy Shopping

With over 30 stores, including flagships Countdown, The Warehouse, Number 1 Shoes and Lincraft, a 300 seat food-court, 1100 car parks and two late nights, you’ll find what you’re looking for.Eastgate is well located on the intersection of Buckley's Road and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch.

A:
Corner Buckley’s Road and Linwood Ave
24056
Linwood
Canterbury, 8062
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03 982 0800
E:
info@eastgate.co.nz

Avonhead Mall

Avonhead Mall
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Avonhead Mall

Located conveniently on the corner of Withells Road and Merrin St Avonhead Shopping Centre is your local on the corner. It's a place where you'll bump into familiar faces and always be treated to friendly personal service.

Avonhead mall has 18 stores all especially aimed towards making the Avonhead shopping experience a convenient one-stop local shop. You'll find everything you need, from banking, to groceries, dining, to takeaways, fashion to postage, hair styling to gift shopping

A:
Merrin Street
Avonhead
Canbterbury, 8042
Christchurch
New Zealand
P:
03-358 7775
E:
avonhead@avonhead.co.nz
 

Getting Around

Be clean and green

Be clean and green

Grab a FREE RIDE on Commodore's fleet of reliable mountain bikes for your next excursion into the Christchurch area. Leave your car behind and enjoy the freedom of an enjoyable bike ride to take in some of the local sights. Great for a bit of excercise or just a break from your daily routine.
Enquire at reception to book your bike now!

24 hour complementary shuttle service

24 hour complementary shuttle service

Need to catch that early flight? Look no further. Our 24 hour complementary shuttle service can drop you off at the airport or pick you up from the airport at any time of the day.

To organize your transfer please call us on 0508 266 663 (COMMODORE) or use the freephone next to the i-site in the arrivals hall with the quick dial number “59”.
More info and map here

Rent a car for your stay

Rent a car for your stay

There’s a new face in car rental: Christchurch rental car company Touchdown is your new first point of contact when you need affordable car hire in Christchurch

Take a bus!

Take a bus!

Wish to make a trip into the city? Take our complimentary bus pass and spend an enjoyable day in the city.