Christchurch is the gateway to the Southern Alps, the largest city in the South Island and is full of creative quirks and activities to keep you busy. There's a great range of snow sports stores and plenty of places to eat and drink. Chill Studio is centrally located , where you can collect your Chill Pass or take a vintage bicycle for a pedal through Hagley Park and beyond.
From the Port Hills enjoy panoramic views from the ocean to the Alps and an extensive array of climbing crags, mountain biking and walking tracks.
Christchurch is a gateway to the Southern Alps and the perfect place to start your adventure to all the Chill Mountains.
The Commodore is an ideal place to start and finish your Mainland snow experience. Located moments from Christchurch Airport, with free 24hour shuttle service. Book online with promo code “CHILL” to receive a complimentary Breakfast.
449 Memorial Ave, Christchurch Airport
Touchdown Car Rentals
Touchdown Car Rentals Christchurch offers the very latest model 4wd's. Book on their website with the promo code "CHILL" and receive complimentary chains and ski rack for your ski holiday.
NZ Free Phone: 0800 736 849 AUS Free Phone: 1800 628 357 Web: touchdowncarrental.co.nz
Daily transport from Christchurch via Springfield to Porters Ski Area. Also, on request transport to Cheeseman, Broken River, and Craigieburn. Small or larger groups with 4WD van or bus to suit the group size. One way options available and package day tours.
5653 West Coast Rd, Springfield, Ph: 0800769543
Black Diamond Safaris - Guided Tours and Transport
Ski or ride the best snow and terrain in New Zealand with Black Diamond Safaris. Experience the Club Fields with seasoned locals for single and multi-day guided adventures for all levels. Operating daily from Methven with Transport options available. BDS are the Club Field Specialists. Showing you the ropes since 1996.
Ph: +64 27 450 8283 Web: blackdiamondsafaris.co.nz E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Activities and Tours
The Vintage Peddler
The home of Vintage Bicycles and an eclectic bunch of cycle enthusiasts. Their passion for the frames of yesteryear culminates in a unique selection of steel frames beauties that they're happy to share with everyone. Enjoy and explore Christchurch's unique environment. Helmet, lock and local knowledge included.
7/75 Peterborough Street, Christchurch
Stores / Snow
The Chain Man
The Chain Man Specialist suppliers of snow and traction chains to suit all vehicles. Comprehensive range, comprehensive service. Specialised free fitting service to ensure your safety to and from the mountains. Branches in Invercargill and Christchurch. Find them in Invercargill at 232 Mersey Street or phone 03 214 6468.
Unit 1, 1 Cass Street , Sydenham , Christchurch
Stores / Physio
Suspected fractures? Strains? Bruising? Cuts and grazes? The Flu?
Riccarton Clinic is open every night until 8pm, even at the weekends, and welcomes walk-in patients suffering from the typical outcomes of a day pushing the limits.They have x-ray and physio on-site too. This winter get your flu shot for $28! For all Chill Pass holders it's only $23 (present your pass at the time of payment to redeem)
ACC claims are their speciality.
4 Yaldhurst Rd, Church Corner