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The International Antarctic Center is The Coolest Fun in Christchurch!

Experience the wonder and magic of Antarctica without leaving Christchurch, at one of New Zealand’s best, award winning tourist attractions.

What You'll Get

Visit: 38 Orchard Road International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch 8053 New Zealand

The International Antarctic Centre is your destination for authentic, interactive fun and provides an exciting experience of Antarctica for visitors of all ages. It doesn’t matter whether you’re 2 or 92, there are hours of fun here for everyone.

You’ll visit ‘Antarctica’ the snow and ice experience, survive an Antarctic Storm, learn about life in modern day Antarctica and Scott Base, and hang out with Little Blue Penguins!  There’s also the famously exciting Hagglund ride and an awesome simulated 4D cruise, Happy Feet 4D and lots more!

It’s quite possibly the closest you’ll get to Antarctica without mounting your own expedition!

We are located next to Christchurch International Airport and open every day of the year from 9am – 5.30pm.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hagglund Rides: We do not recommend this ride for visitors with heart conditions, back or neck pain or if pregnant
  • Children must be over 2 years old to ride the Hagglund and all children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • Penguin Express Shuttle service from the city to the Center
  • Entry/Admission - International Antarctic Centre

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)

Departure Point
The shuttle pickup and dropoff stop is located outside the Museum and i-SITE in Rolleston Ave.

Departure Time
The shuttle pick-up and drop-off stop in the city is located outside the Canterburyt Museum in Rolleston Ave.

The Penguin Express is a service ONLY FOR visitors to the Antarctic Centre.

The Penguin Express departs city centre at 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm daily.

The shuttle departs International Antarctic Centre at 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm daily.

3 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the International Antarctic Centre in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.

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