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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
Plenty of information about the icy continent presented in a fun and interactive way. Something for all ages from the nerdy science brigade to the merely curious. The young at heart particularly enjoyed the Haaglund ride and animal lovers the penguin hospital. A great option...More
IntAntarcticCentre, Guest Relations Manager at International Antarctic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
Our son spotted an article in a magazine and asked to go here. The visit was very interesting and engaging, starting with the trip in the Antarctic vehicle. Spent about 3 hours overall and had a nice snack and coffee in the cafe. Informative for...More
Thank Craig S
IntAntarcticCentre, Public Relations Manager at International Antarctic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us!
As check out time from our accommodation was 11am..What to do for 5hrs till our flight home.
A short walk from Distinction Hotel to Canterbury Museum you can catch the free Antarctic shuttle .. you can’t miss it as it has blue penguins on it...More
We popped in on the way to the airport to fill in time & found it worth-while with lots to see and do. Definitely more family type activities but my partner and I are late 20's and had a good couple of hours.
We almost didn’t bother after reading a lot of mixed TripAdvisor reviews, but on finding that Grab One had almost 50% off family passes we decided to give it a go. We were so glad we did!
We received a warm welcome and reception marked...More
Fantastic attraction with lots to do and just one entry price. The day we went they had a special and it cost us $35 each with free soup and bread for lunch. 4D theatre, Ice room -8 and then -18 degrees with with icy blasts,...More
This was very good - especially the blast freezer, the hagglund ride and the LB penguins. The husky dogs were lovely, but their role on the continent was poorly explained and so their relevance was lost on the kids.
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.