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Christchurch Gondola Ride

  • Pre-booked Christchurch Gondola ticket helps you save time
  • Enjoy epic views over the surrounding area
  • Watch a documentary about the history of Christchurch
Christchurch Gondola Ride
From US$19.90
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Gondola Ride
Round-trip Gondola ticket. The Gondola operates from 10am to 5pm
From US$19.92
Gondola Ride & Botanic Gardens
Round-trip Gondola ticket and Botanic Gardens Caterpillar bus tour. The Gondola operates 10am to 5pm. The Caterpillar bus tour operates 10am to 4pm October to March or 11am to 3pm April to September
From US$30.58
Gondola Ride & Avon River
Round-trip Gondola ride ticket plus 30-minute Avon River punt ride. The Gondola operates 10am to 5pm. Punting operates 10am to 4pm May to September or 9am to 6pm October to April
From US$36.27
Pre-book admission to Christchurch Gondola so that you can skip the ticket lines for the best views in Christchurch. This can't-miss attraction, rebuilt since the 2011 earthquake, features views of the city, Lyttelton Harbour, and the Canterbury Plains. This tour also offers an upgrade option to include other activities in Christchurch for a comprehensive experience.
What to Expect
With ticket in hand, head to the lower station and step aboard the Christchurch Gondola. Shuttle bus service from downtown is available (at own expense). When you arrive, you'll bypass the line to buy tickets and be headed up Mt. Cavendish in no time, a 10-minute ride in total.

Once you arrive at the Port Hills crater summit, you'll get incomparable views over Lyttelton Harbour and the city of Christchurch. Be sure to have your camera ready for snaps of the Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps. You'll also be able to watch a video of the geologic and cultural history of Christchurch.

Customize your tour with an upgrade option that include Christchurch Botanic Gardens, a ride on a caterpillar shuttle, and a punting boat ride on the Avon.
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Reviewed 28 March 2018
Beautiful view of Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains

We bought the dual ticket which included the tram - luckily we didn't need to use both on the same day. We had lunch up the top in the cafe, just the fish & chips, but it was well done for what it was. It's...More

Thank Anasatasia
Reviewed 19 March 2018
Beautiful Scenery

We had the double ticket for the Tram and the Gondola on a beautiful sunny day, what a way to see Christchurch. I was born in Christchurch and i had never been on the Tram what a great way to get around. there were shops...More

Thank Shirley J
Reviewed 8 March 2018
Nice way to see Christchurch and surrounds

We bought a combined ticket for the hop on/off tram, gondola shuttle and gondola ride. The tram does not cover a huge area, but it was nice to sit and enjoy the commentary and experience the ride in an old tram which is beautifully restored....More

Thank KQurious
Reviewed 6 March 2018
Gondola and Dinner

The gondola ride was great. Its beautiful to see the area from above. The dinner was OK. Its a huge buffet but the food was ok to much to eat and we were rushed because they book the reservations close together. For the price I...More

1  Thank sjoh145854
Reviewed 29 January 2018
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Yuda M
29 April 2018|
Response from Shirley J | Reviewed this property |
It only takes about 5 - 7 minutes to get to the top