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Canterbury Trails - Day Tours

| Beckenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Kaikoura Day Tour with Whale Watching
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Canterbury Trails focuses on small group guided tours of the South Island. We offer day tours from Christchuch to Akaroa NZ, Arthur's Pass with TranzAlpine train and Kaikoura Whale Watching. In addition we offer a 9 day Wilderness South Expedition Tour starting in Christchurch and finishing in Queenstown as well as a number of shorter guided trips in the Canterbury Region. We also specialise in putting together tailor made and bespoke tours working with our guests to ensure their interests and 'must see' places are included. See our web site for details.
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“arthur's pass” (41 reviews)
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| Beckenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
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"private tour"
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"arthur's pass"
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"day trip"
in 17 reviews
"tranzalpine train"
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"harbor cruise"
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"small group"
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"new zealand"
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"south island"
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"rr station"
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"see whales"
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"great sense of humor"
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"castle hill"
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"national park"
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"swim with the dolphins"
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"nature cruise"
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"devil's punchbowl"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day with Irene and had a great experience. Friendly and fun, she even surprised us with coffee and brownie during our journey. We enjoyed it very much and she was very informative and fun.

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Irene H, Owner at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Julio for your review. It was a fun day, and I also enjoyed the time we had together,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maria, our excellent guide, picked us up at the hotel and took us "off the beaten path" to the beach, and toured several areas of the devastating earth quake that are still waiting to be repaired (as well as rebuilt areas). An absolutely delightful and...More

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Irene H, Owner at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review and your great comments regarding Maria. She remembers you both and the day very well, and she enjoyed showing you not only Christchurch but an insight in what it is like to live here.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We spent a day hiking in the mountains with Jeff M. It was a non stop education in NZ, its terrain, its wildlife, its issues and so on; all done with a give and take conversation that made the day roar by. Jeff is as...More

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Irene H, Owner at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you Pat for your wonderful review. George has just recently joined our team at Canterbury Trails and we are very lucky to have him and his fantastic knowledge and passion. Im glad he made the day so special for you. Safe travels.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Peter was our guide and he was well informed, considerate and entertaining. He made sure all our requests were met.Peter with Canterbury Trails were great!

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Irene H, Owner at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to send such a nice review, and I will pass your comments on to Peter. He enjoyed the time he spent with you all. Cheers Irene

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Our private guide, Tia, was with us for four days from Queenstown to Lake Pukaki and on to Christchurch and Akaroa. She was extremely knowledgable, friendly, accommodating, and had a great sense of humor. She made us feel very relaxed and did all she could...More

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Irene H, Owner at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for your review and your lovely comments regarding our guide Tia. She enjoyed the time she spent with you both and she appreciates your very kind words. Safe travels.

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