What's Riccarton like?
There are lots of things that visitors like about Riccarton, especially its restaurants and picturesque gardens. Make sure that you enjoy this family-friendly neighbourhood's great shops. With a trip to Westfield Riccarton Mall or Riccarton Road, you might find the perfect souvenir. Popular sights worth seeing in the larger area include Christchurch Casino and Sumner Beach.
How to get to Riccarton
Riccarton is located 1.8 mi (3 km) from the heart of Christchurch.
- Christchurch International Airport (CHC), 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from Riccarton
Things to see and do in and around Riccarton
Things to see near Riccarton:
- Hagley Park (1 mi/1.6 km away)
- AMI Stadium (0.9 mi/1.4 km away)
- Addington Raceway (0.9 mi/1.4 km away)
- Christchurch Botanic Gardens (1.1 mi/1.7 km away)
- University of Canterbury (1.1 mi/1.8 km away)
Things to do in Riccarton
- Westfield Riccarton Mall
- Riccarton Road
When is the best time to visit Christchurch?
- Hottest months: January, February, December, November (average 15°C)
- Coldest months: July, June, August, May (average 7°C)
- Rainiest months: June, October, November, December (average 89 mm of rainfall)