Tourism and Events Queensland

From the South Island direct to the South Bank

Fly from Christchurch to Brisbane direct daily, all year round.

We're excited to let you know that our direct flights from Christchurch to Brisbane will increase to daily services from 31 October 2016.^

So escape the cold and fly to where it's hot right now!

$235* economy one-way
Travel dates: 4-19 Sep 2016, 8 Oct - 19 Dec 2016 & 16 Jan - 29 Jun 2017.
Add $15 for outbound travel on a Thursday or Friday.

Brisbane, Queensland's state capital, is fast becoming a hotspot for shopping, adventure, culture and arts. You can be surfing on the Gold Coast in the morning, visiting art galleries and shopping in the afternoon and enjoying a vibrant dining option in the evening.

Brisbane is also the gateway to unique surrounding areas where you can visit beautiful national parks, beaches, rainforests and reefs.


Fly direct to Brisbane and catch all the big events this summer.

There’s no place quite like Queensland when it comes to combining world-class global events with the most incredible destinations.

Brisbane’s list of events is is over-flowing all year round with everything from home game matches to international sport clashes, community-led art shows to exclusive blockbuster exhibitions, live gigs to sold-out music festivals and everything in between. 

Don’t miss the Brisbane Global tens tournament in February which pits 14 of the best clubs in the world against each other, including New Zealand’s very own Blues, Crusaders, Highlanders, Chiefs and the Hurricanes.  Or for budding inventors, and seasoned science fans Brisbane celebrates all things science in March with the World Science Festival. And for any cultural connoisseurs, Brisbane’s world class arts and cultural scene features an enviable line of must see events, including Ballet Preljocaj’s magical production of Snow White in September, Matilda the musical from November to February, and the Queensland ballet;s The Nutcracker in December.

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* Prices are based on payment at by POLi. Offer ends 11.59pm 19 October 2016. For card payment add NZ$7 per passenger per booking. A fee of $35 applies per passenger per booking through 0800 767 400 or Qantas Airport locations. Booking fees may also apply through your travel agent. Prices shown are subject to availability and valid for one-way Economy air travel on Qantas and partner airlines. For customers booking return travel, prices from Australia will vary. Full payment must be made at the time of booking. Cancellation fees apply - some changes permitted at a charge. Prices correct as at 17 August 2016 but may fluctuate if carrier charges, taxes, fees or currency change. Other conditions apply, see for details. Sale may be extended at the discretion of Qantas.
Schedule is subject to change.