We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Southern Encounter - CLOSED

33 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-377 3474
Save
Review Highlights
No longer there

Sadly this attraction no longer exists, as the building it was in was damaged beyond repair in the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2013
Equake_Girl
,
Christchurch, New Zealand
all gone

this list needs to be reviewed. This went in the feb 2011 earthquakes. Very distressing for all... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2012
heykuri
,
Christchurch, New Zealand
Read all 5 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
This aquarium is a great a place in which to explore the diversity of New Zealand marine life.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible20%
12 Sep 2013
“No longer there”
10 Dec 2012
“all gone”
LOCATION
33 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand
CONTACT
+64 3-377 3474
Reviews (5)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Sadly this attraction no longer exists, as the building it was in was damaged beyond repair in the February 2011 earthquake.

5  Thank Equake_Girl
Reviewed 10 December 2012

this list needs to be reviewed. This went in the feb 2011 earthquakes. Very distressing for all involved with this business.

9  Thank heykuri
Reviewed 27 September 2010

The Southern Encounter Aquarium & Kiwi House is on the edge of Cathedral Square in Christchurch New Zealand. It is next door to the Christchurch visitors centre so after you have checked out what you are going to do for the rest of your visit...More

Thank timthetraveller_com
Reviewed 9 September 2010

Went to this aquarium last summer, it had a nice display of fish as well as tuatara and kiwi. Very convenient being right in the center of town.

Thank frankgnelson
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Brick Mill Cafe
64 reviews
.18 km away
Mumbaiwala Indian Street Kitchen
261 reviews
.13 km away
The Rockpool
91 reviews
.14 km away
Malaysia Delights Street Food
128 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Quake City
1,116 reviews
.23 km away
New Regent Street
251 reviews
.34 km away
Cashel Street
406 reviews
.26 km away
Christchurch Cathedral
656 reviews
.08 km away