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Grand Tour of Christchurch Including Botanic Gardens Gondola Punting and Hop-On Hop-Off Tram

  • 5-hour sightseeing tour of Christchurch
  • Go punting on the Avon River with an experienced guide
  • Tour the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on a caterpillar shuttle
Grand Tour of Christchurch Including Botanic Gardens Gondola Punting and Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
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Grand Tour of Christchurch Including Botanic Gardens Gondola Punting and Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
From US$90.46
Spend your time in Christchurch with tickets and transport to four top attractions. Enjoy a punt ride down the Avon River, a shuttle tour of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, a Christchurch Gondola ride to the Port Hills, and an independent hop-on hop-off tour of the city center aboard the Christchurch Tram. Visit the affluent coastal suburbs of Sumner and Redcliffs, or hop off at any of the 17 stops that showcase the highlights of New Zealand’s second-largest city. Hotel pickup is included.
What to Expect
See Christchurch in one day on a multi-attraction tour of ‘The Garden City,’ starting with pickup from your hotel by coach. Listen to informative commentary from your knowledgeable guide during the drive to your first activity: a 30-minute boat ride on the tranquil Avon River.
Begin your Christchurch sightseeing adventure aboard a punt — a classic flat-bottomed boat — which you can share with your companions while a punter in period costume narrates the sights along the shallow waterway.
Disembark on shore at the 52-acre (21-hectare) Christchurch Botanic Gardens, which you’ll tour by caterpillar, an electric-powered open-air shuttle bus. Snap photos of beautiful glass conservatories that house tropical plants, and hop off for a closer look at the extensive collection of native and exotic plants, including 250 varieties of roses, a medicinal and culinary herb garden, and more.
Next, your guide takes you to the coastal enclaves of Sumner and Redcliffs, passing the volcanic Cave Rock on Sumner Beach along the way. Then hop inside the Christchurch Gondola for a ride up to the Port Hills. Disembark at the Crater Rim for sweeping views over Christchurch, Lyttelton Harbour (Whakaraupo) and the Southern Alps. 
Enjoy free time here for lunch (own expense), and see an audiovisual display that details the region’s natural and human history.
Your 5-hour guided tour ends when you board the elegant Christchurch Tram. Say farewell to your guide and embark on a narrated hop-on hop-off tour of the city center via heritage tram. You have the rest of the day to independently explore any of the 17 stops, including the Re:START shopping district — an innovative outdoor mall housed in designer shipping containers.
Reviews (53)
6 - 9 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2018
Grand tour of Christchurch

So much to see and do in this wonderful city of Christchurch. You can pay one price and hop on and off on the lovely trams,taking you to highlights around the city and botanical gardens. Also try punting on the river Avon, either self taken...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank dianegarland0
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Day Tour

What a fantastic way to discover Christchurch. Our day started with punting on the Avon River. Then onto the Botanical Gardens with a guided tour on the “caterpillar “. We then went on to ride the gondola, it was a shame it was a little...More

1  Thank suzstiles
Reviewed 6 February 2019
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Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 25 September 2018
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from dianegarland0 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I don’t know,maybe contact the company direct .