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International Antarctic Centre: Tours & Tickets

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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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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration:2-3 hours
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38 Orchard Road | International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Came here with my 4 year old during our trip to NZ and had a blast! My daughter (and my parents) enjoyed the Heglund ride the most - it was like a roller coaster in a truck. The 4D movies were a lot of fun too. So was the Antarctic room where we donned big jackets to experience
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Response from IntAntarcticCentre, Front Office Manager at International Antarctic Centre
Responded 2 days ago
Glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit to our attraction! Thanks for the 5 star review!
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Enjoyed this in the afternoon before we boarded a flight the following morning, a good way to pass a couple of hours with just a 10min walk from the airport.
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Response from IntAntarcticCentre, Front Office Manager at International Antarctic Centre
Responded 2 days ago
Thanks for sharing your review.
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We spent 3.5 hours here and it went by in a blink. So much fun and do very interesting. We particularly enjoyed the interactive experiences. The Storm Dome, the movie, the Hagglund ride were great fun. What really lets this place down is the Cafe. The food was totally boring
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Response from IntAntarcticCentre, Front Office Manager at International Antarctic Centre
Responded 2 days ago
It certainly is easy to get lost in our attraction for a few hours! Thanks for sharing your feedback - Cafe included!
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We had a great time. You get given a map when you arrive and they give you times to do certain things. Which means it’s very well organised. 2-3 hours you can easily spend here. 2 minimum. But it’s very interactive and it all grasps your attention. I highly Recommend visiting.
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Response from IntAntarcticCentre, Front Office Manager at International Antarctic Centre
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for the awesome review!
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We had some spare time before our flights home and decided to have a look here. Alot of fun and highly recommended
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Response from IntAntarcticCentre, Front Office Manager at International Antarctic Centre
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for sharing a 5 star review!
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