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Address: | Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 21 181 1570
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Sightseeing tours including ,Aoraki Mount Cook Day tour or overnight...

Sightseeing tours including ,Aoraki Mount Cook Day tour or overnight trip,Tekapo transfer tour,Christchurch garden tour , Akaroa Day trip with nature cruise or swim with dolphins, Kaikoura whalewatching ,swim with dolphins, Hanmer hot spring trips , Tranz Alpine train day tour with hiking in the Arthurs Pass National Park , wineries and hiking.I prepare homemade 2 course picnic lunches which enables us to have flexibility so that we can change our schedule if the weather is not on our side.My vehicle seats 7 guests. However am able to arrange charters of larger reliable vehicles to suit clients wishes or groups size.I also speak and write Japanese so delighted to assist guests from Japan with their holidays to New Zealand.

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Interesting tour of Christchurch

After our original whale watch tour was cancelled due to the weather, Craig offered to give us a tour of Christchurch. It was very interesting to learn about the area and history... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Rochester MN

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Rochester MN
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37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

After our original whale watch tour was cancelled due to the weather, Craig offered to give us a tour of Christchurch. It was very interesting to learn about the area and history, and to see firsthand how the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 are reshaping the city (in more ways than one!) Craig was an excellent tour guide and he... More 

Thank dlh2me
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. I hope that you have some good memories to take home with you of your time in New Zealand. I think we most certainly made the right call not to travel all the way to Kaikoura as it really was a bleak day on the sea. Thanks so much for finding my tours... More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Craig was a very good host on our tour around Christchurch. He made sure we were well looked after by providing lots of activities that we could do on our tour around Christchurch and he was very very flexible with our needs. He helped out in as many ways he could always with a big smile on his face -... More 

Thank Benjamin G
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

Thanks so much indeed for your kind review. I have to thank the weather Gods as well for that day as even this week the weather really is wet and very un Canterbury like. Just like the big man in the sky lifted the clouds for us. Also thanks for bringing your conference to Christchurch. The city is still very... More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed the trip to Mt. Cook with Craig. His hospitality is a genuine one and makes the group atmosphere very comfortable whole through the trip. I highly recommend any travellers to call him and ask what you want while in CHCH. He will listen to you, and will give the best possible answer that few people can think... More 

Thank raswt
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

The weather was teasing us much of the way as we went to Mt Cook but truly opened up for us as we arrived. It was a wonderful day and thank you so much for finding me on the internet and using my Tranz Alpine and Aoraki Mt Cook tour. Best wishes and thank so much for taking the time... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Craig is wonderfully accommodating and makes sure that your trip is tailored to your needs. He personally picked us up from our B&B, and provided beautiful fresh food for morning coffee and lunch. He pays wonderful attention to making sure you see and get the best. Combine this with his genuine enthusiasm and the day outdoes any standard coach tour.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

i joined a private tour with Craig dd Mar'17 for 1 day trip to Mt Cook. It was a wonderful tour with lot of information about NZ. What's the impact to local people from Earthquake.... i definite no doubt to recommend you to join him if you come to NZ. He is a nice gentleman serve you with a professional... More 

Thank fcheung2404
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind review. That was a pleasure to meet you both and thoroughly enjoyed my day with you and hope you have some good memories of your trip to the South Island. More 

Wollongong, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My sister and I highly recommend Craig's daytrips. We went to Arthur's Pass with the trans alpine train- really beautiful- then some lovely little walks to see mountain streams. moss covered trees, wildflowers etc. and a gourmet picnic with a spectacular view. The 2nd. trip to Akaroa was equally good, and quite different. Craig is so friendly and concerned for... More 

Thank The_Watson
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

Thanks so much Judy for your review. That was a pleasure to enjoy those two days with you and Sue. So glad to know that you enjoyed those tours with me.That picture of us having morning tea in the hayshed took me back to my childhood days growing up on a farm in Scotland. Classic New Zealand scenery and experience. More 

Zionsville, Indiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My 23 year old daughter and I took a trip of a lifetime to New Zealand at the beginning or November. Our two week journey began with our personal tour guide Craig. He was very outgoing and VERY knowledgeable about the area and the country. We learned so much from him that carried over to our entire stay. By the... More 

Thank kate1984298
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

Gosh...sorry not to reply much sooner to your kind review. Thanks so much for booking my cooking tour and farm visit.That was a delight to show you and your daughter some of the South Island.Next time I hope I you will have a chance to fish some of our rivers.....not quite what they were 30 years ago but still magnificent... More 

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Honestly, Craig is one of the best things that happened to us while in Christchurch in April. He kindly accepted our request for a tour at short notice and and we (husband, wife, and a 12-year-old daughter) had a wonderful excursion to Akaroa. He is a savvy guide, caters to your needs/wants, and you get to know quite a bit... More 

Thank KazuNK
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

Thanks so much Kazuko san for your very kind review of my Akaroa Tour. As I m sure you already know we had a very long earthquake last night which was quite scary but it was some 80 or 100 kms away...Nearer to Waipara and Kaikoura. I think that most things in Christchurch are ok today however Wellington and the... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We are from Florida ,USA and we recently had a wonderful 3 day tour with Craig. Craig was very prompt in responding to all our emails while we were planning our trip. He was extremely knowledgeable and gave us an excellent tour of Christchurch , lake Tepako, Mount cook and onward to Queenstown. He was fun to be with and... More 

Thank ran4444
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

thanks so much for your kind review. That was so much my pleasure to be with you both over those 3 days and enjoy showing you the South Island at what I feel is the best season. I hope you have lots of good memories to take home with you and that the rest of your stay in Queenstown was... More 

San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I did a private tour one day and a semi private tour another day for the TranzAlpine Tour with Craig. The day was planned out perfectly! We felt like every moment was utilized perfectly. The TranzAlpine itself is fairly spectacular (make sure you go out to the viewing platform in the beginning and then go sit down!).... More 

Thank happytravel1004
クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this review

Thanks very much indeed for your generous review. I really enjoyed my day with you both too except for the seagull dumping on my designer shirt!! We were blessed with great weather. Hope the rest of your trip in your rental car worked out well. Thanks so much. More 

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