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Canterbury Trails - Day Tours

| Beckenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-384 6148
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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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| Beckenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-384 6148
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Reviewed 2 days ago

From hotel pick-up through TranzAlpine trip, walks, lunch feeding Barry (the sheep) to return to hotel, this was a very good tour. Pete was very knowledgeable .... perhaps needs to pause for breath sometimes to allow us to absorb everything!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time doing the Arthur’s Pass tour! Trip was well worth it and our guide Peter was very knowledgeable and accommodating. You really get a lot out of the day!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best full day tour with Canterbury! Tia our guide was amazing! We had such a fun filled day. To note as of now the roads are still recovering from some quakes - so the trip to Kaikoura is just a little longer...More

Thank Susie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We signed up for a trip from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass in the western Alps, with a return by small bus tour. Canterbury Trails Tours took care of the details, including door-to-door pickup and dropoff. The total tour time was about 9 hours and included...More

Thank Steve S
Irene-Chris007, Manager at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We had such a great day with you all. Thank you for you kind review. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time here in NZ. Take care and safe travels.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took a tour up to Arthur’s Pass with guide Fiona. The snow capped mountains, waterfalls, forests and rivers truly defy description. We took the trans alpine rail on the way up, which has an open carriage allowing clear photographs of the...More

Thank RyAus15789
Irene-Chris007, Owner at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Fiona had a lovely time with you both and she wishes you all the best on your travels. Kind regards.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent our day visiting the area around Akoroa. When the day started it rained and was cold. Even sleeted as we climbed elevation in the crater. Didn't look promising, so needless to say we thought the day was a washout. We didn't get to do...More

Thank 282dennys
Irene H, Manager at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. I had the most amazing time on our adventure. I truly hope that you and Sharon enjoy the rest of your trip here in New Zealand. Kind regards, Tia

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just simply a great day. We got picked up by our guide at our hotel, brought to the trans-alpine train and shown to our seats where we then enjoyed the comfortable ride and spectacular scenery up to Arthur’s Pass. We then disembarked from the train...More

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Irene H, Manager at Canterbury Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are pleased that you enjoyed you trip with Maria, as I know she thoroughly enjoyed her day with you. We wish you all the best with your travels. Kind regards

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