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Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour with Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Tram Gondola and Avon River Punting provided by Christchurch Tramway

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Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour with Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Tram Gondola and Avon River Punting

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Departure Point
Canterbury Museum (Christchurch), Canterbury 8013, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens caterpillar tour
  • Avon River punt ride (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Round-trip Christchurch Gondola ride (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Entry/Admission - Christchurch Botanic Gardens
  • Gratuities
  • Transport to/from the attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Upgrade to the Gardens and Tram combo to include Punting and Gondola and receive included transport to and from the Gondola on-board the Gondola shuttle
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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1471945 wrote a review Mar 2020
Levin, New Zealand87 contributions15 helpful votes
is so easy to hop on and go, be guided and told where is what and what it is and just enjoy beautiful garden with lots of special trees.
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Date of experience: March 2020
MrCunningham wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom18 contributions3 helpful votes
We were pleasantly surprised by the knowledgeable driver,Fay, who drove the electric Caterpillar Shuttle. She gave a great insight into the origins, changes and running of the Gardens. Plus the types of plants and where they originated from.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Dave Wheeler wrote a review Jan 2020
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This is a fantastic way to see central Christchurch and also learn some of its history. From the very helpful receptionist to the humorous and informative driver and conductors the staff were great to adding to this experience.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Duane B wrote a review Nov 2019
Tucson, Arizona33 contributions17 helpful votes
The tour around the garden is, as advertised; you can hop on and off at will, and the guides are VERY nice (but it's New Zealand, EVERYONE is VERY nice) and very well informed about the gardens ... but the fact is that the area just isn't that big and, unless you have trouble
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Date of experience: February 2019
Brian C wrote a review Oct 2019
East Maitland, Australia133 contributions76 helpful votes
We were blessed with an exuberant tour guide who provided a worthwhile adventure for the day. Recommended.
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Date of experience: September 2019
About the operator

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By: Christchurch Tramway
Exceeded experience
Awesome trip. Very informative drivers, perfect timings and very polite and helpful staff. Loved everything.
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Information at its best!!
What a fantastic way to see the city and learn its history! Absolutely loved our hop on hop off tickets!!! Thanks t
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Linda C
Cruisers take heed.
We booked this as a shore excursion during our Around the World Cruise, which didn't allow us to hop-on/off. Inste
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Great Sight Seeing Tour and transport around the CBD
Fabulous way to see the city of Christchurch, especially if you haven't visited before. Love the historic feel of t
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Great way to see the CBD
The commentary from the drivers. It was fascinating and they were very friendly and helpful. awesome
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A must do
Tram was fantastic! Lovely personable guide, interesting commentary and beautiful tram. Excellent activity for the
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Relaxed, informative and a great way to see the central city.
Loved the old tram (over 100 years old) our driver and guide was excellent. Friendly and full of information - he m
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Nice and comfortable
We really like the trams... it's the closest Christchurch has to an affordable train service. It would be nice if t
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Bob G
Great service
This is a great way to see the main sights of the City and get your bearings if you're new to Christchurch. The com
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Great service with friendly staff
It was the best way to see the city with this unlimited tram ride ticket, and the staff were very friendly and prof
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Ron and Lynne H
Quaint Old Tram
Lovely ride through the streets of Christchurch in the cute tram. Driver was a wealth of knowledge and very enterta
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Perfect way to see the city
This is the perfect way for newcomers to Christchurch to get a sense of the city. The tram driver gave an informati
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Wonderful way to see the city
We travelled this on & off all day including getting off to go to the Gondola. A,wonderful way to see the sites of
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Kinda Fun Historical Tram Trip
My wife and I picked up the tram just as it dead ends on Litchfield Street. The conductor switches all the seats an
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Fantastic Botanic Gardens!
We did not do the punting but did greatly enjoy touring the gardens. They are among the nicest gardens I have ever
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Key Details
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Christchurch Casino, and 10 more
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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