International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Christchurch

Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

KiwiRail Scenic Escape - Punakaiki

Experience the rugged West Coast of the South Island, an area of rainforests, glaciers, rivers, and mountains. Take the KiwiRail Scenic Escape train from Christchurch, across the island to Greymouth, before touring up the coast to Punakaiki on the famous Coast Road. Discover the untouched beauty... Read More

Rotorua Bridging Cultures Program

Every ISA student participating in a semester or year program in New Zealand will begin their adventure abroad with a four day Bridging Cultures Program in Rotorua, the adventure capital of New Zealand's North Island. The Bridging Cultures Program is a multi-day orientation that blends... Read More

Spring/Fall Break Excursions

Optional for some or all sessions
In addition to the ISA included excursions in Australia, semester or year abroad students will have the opportunity to participate in optional spring/fall break excursions. The purpose of these trips is to give students exciting options to explore their host country or another unique destination... Read More

Whale Watch Kaikoura

Spend a day on the beautiful eastern coast of the South Island just a little north of Christchurch, an area famous for amazing whale sightings. Enjoy a boat ride with a knowledgeable guide while taking in the breath-taking scenery and the majestic whales that inhabit the waters along the coast. Read More