Christchurch is situated in Canterbury region in the South Island, and is the second largest city of New Zealand. It represents the getaway to Antarctica, while lying next to Pegasus Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).
For those who prefer indoor to outdoor sports, or wish to take advantage of a rainy day and not spend it inside the hotel, indoor wall climbing is the perfect activity. The Roxx Climbing Center is one of the biggest and most up-to-date climbing centers in New Zealand (it hosts regularly national and international competitions).
It offers 100 routes (80 of them are leadable) and 45 top ropes, as well as a bouldering area with several technical problems and difficulties.
Note: Suitable for climbers of all levels. Qualified instructors available on spot.