Explore Christchurch, NZ, in Augmented Reality with the Looksee AR viewer: great for finding places around you & adding interest, knowledge and fun to your adventures.

Looksee AR for Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, is an Augmented Reality (AR) viewer used to find places of interest upto 10km away directly within your phone's camera view and add fun, knowledge and interest to your adventures and tours.

Ideal for both tourists and locals wishing to explore and find out more about their surroundings in town and the wider countryside beyond: whether by foot, bicycle, car, taxi or Uber!

It's simple to use - you just point and go! It includes a choice of Map or Satellite Image in view and a Search function to help locate things.

Once downloaded no wi-fi or cellular network is necessary, so you can use when out and about in Christchurch when there is no or poor signal coverage.

This version for Christchurch, on New Zealand's South Island, locates places around the city and surrounding areas, extending along the eastern coast from Amberley in the north to Akoroa in the south and inland through Christchurch west to Rolleston. This is an area of over 2,500 sq miles (6,700 km2).

All towns and districts within the region are covered including to the tip of highway 75 at Akoroa, through Lyttelton, Kaiapoi, Rangiora and up highway 1 to Amberley.

Categories that can be viewed and selected include major Attractions, Hills, Lakes, Parks & Woodlands, Cities, Towns, Suburban Areas, Villages & Hamlets, Cafes, Restaurants, Cafes, Airports, Train & Major Bus Stations, Municipal Buildings, Places of Worship, Historic Sites and Museums & Arts.

Some of the helpful Looksee features include:
- Interactive objects (that you can touch for more information on them)
- Magic EYE (to declutter the visuals and select only objects within)
- Satellite or Map image in view (can select which or disable completely)
- Search menu (with on-screen directional arrow and indicator graphics)
- Filters menu (using which the categories of points of interest you wish to display can be easily filtered out or selected)
- Distance slider (for an interactive depth of view filter up to 10km)
- Zoom (using an on screen pinch to zoom gesture)
- Snap-shot camera (for annotating your photos)
- Video recorder for saving and sharing interesting places on social media (accessed by holding the camera icon for 1 second)
- Radar view of everything around you on map (hold face down)

So please enjoy adding interest to your Christchurch, New Zealand outdoor adventures!

What’s New

Version 8.5

Updated to Latest iOS 13.2.3
Updated Graphics

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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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