1 to 5 hours (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Learn about Antarctic landscapes, wildlife and explorers with tickets to the International Antarctic Center in Christchurch, an award-winning experience that combines fun and education. Try to weather a harsh Antarctic storm, then hear about life on the remote Scott Base and spend some quality time with the Center’s adorable Little Blue penguins. Enjoy Hagglund rides and 4D shows, and enter the 'cuddle zone,' where you can meet, snuggle and pet the fluffy Huskies that explorers historically used to pull their Antarctic dogsleds.
- Admission to the International Antarctic Center
- Meet penguins and huskies
- Learn about Antarctic exploration and science
- Experience a raging southern storm
- Hagglund ride and 4D shows
- Fun experience, perfect for families
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International Antarctic Center Admission Ticket
Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
Departure & Return
12/19/2020 - 9/30/2022
|Monday - Sunday:||09:00 AM - 04:30 PM|
Ticket Redemption Point
International Antarctic Centre, 38 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
- 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 3 years old to ride the Hagglund and all children must be accompanied by an adult
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- OPERATED BY International Antarctic Centre
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during International Antarctic Center General Admission Ticket?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
What is the social distancing policy during International Antarctic Center General Admission Ticket?
A:The policy on social distancing is:
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during International Antarctic Center General Admission Ticket?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
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