Activities – Christchurch

During your time studying at our Christchurch Campus you will be invited to participate in various sports and cultural events including movies, videos, barbecues, horse-riding, wind surfing, skiing, trips and much more. The activities are either low cost or free of charge.

You are welcome to join in and it is a great opportunity to relax at the end of the week, meet new people, practice your English and have fun!

In addition to our organised activities, we can help you to take part in a variety of interesting visits, tours, and adventure activities in Christchurch and and the surrounding countryside. English School Tours run lots of great weekend trips that students can book through the school.


The Christchurch area offers beautiful scenery, cultural activities and adventure sports including:

  • Farm visits
  • International Antarctic Centre
  • Visits to museums and galleries
  • Professional rugby games
  • Speech competitions and barbecues
  • Excursions to Queenstown, Akaroa, Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura
  • Horse Riding
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Hiking
  • Surfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Lyttelton Harbour Cruise
  • BBQ Party
  • And many more!