Showing posts with label Antarctic. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Antarctic. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Antarctic Centre ? The mysterious world of Antarctica comes to New Zealand

Antarctic Centre ? The mysterious world of Antarctica comes to New Zealand

Get ready to experience the chilly and snowy landscapes of Antarctica in Christchurch at the exciting Antarctic Centre. Renowned for being one of the top attractions in New Zealand, this amazing venue allows visitors to explore Antarctica and experience its weather conditions in a fun, interactive and educational manner. The Centre features plenty of attractions that will keep both adults and children entertained for hours on end. Be prepared to learn more about the mysterious continent of Antarctica, endure the region's harsh winter storms, gaze upon typical Antarctic creatures and ride an all terrain Hagglund vehicle when visiting this awesome venue in Christchurch.


The Antarctic Centre comprises of a large indoor area that features numerous exciting attractions. At the Centre's aquarium, you will be able to see marine life specimens that are actually found in the ocean depths at McMurdo Sound in Antarctica. The Polar Room is a real treat for visitors of any age. Chilled to a temperature of -5 degrees Celsius, this winter wonderland consists of many ice caves to explore and snowy slopes to slide on. Brave a typical Antarctic storm that blows in this room every 30 minutes before moving onto explore the rest of the Centre's attractions. The Centre's gallery provides visitors with an extensive supply of information about the continent, whilst an audio and visual show is also held at the Centre to provide guests with a stunning glimpse of Antarctica.


The Penguin Encounter at the Antarctic Centre is a highly popular exhibit that is reputed for being New Zealand's first indoor/outdoor viewing area of penguins. At the centre of the penguin attraction is an 80,000 litre water pool and a penguin life support station. Built to resemble a natural penguin habitat, visitors will be able to observe up close numerous Little Blue Penguins. The Hagglund Ride is a must try at the Antarctic Centre. Climb aboard this Antarctic terrain vehicle that will take you on an exhilarating ride through a typical Antarctic environment. Splash through a body of water, cross open ground at high speed and journey over mounds and crevasses aboard the Hagglund.


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Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.