International Antarctic Centre

International Antarctic Centre – Christchurch, New Zealand

The International Antarctic Centre is located in the suburb of Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand, close tofrom Christchurch International Airport. The Centre is home to the New Zealand, United States and Italian Antarctic Programmes and comprises administration offices, warehousing, an American/New Zealand clothing store, a post office and travel agency, the Antarctic Passenger Terminal and the Visitor Centre, now called 'The Antarctic Attraction'. It is for this last item that the centre is best known, as it forms a significant tourist attraction. 'The Antarctic Attraction' consists of Antarctic exhibits, a cafe, and bar. The centre operates a Hagglund Ride around the…