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Hassle Free Tours

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Address: Rolleston Avenue | outside Canterbury Museum,, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-385 5775
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Offering tours of Christchurch and Canterbury, Hassle-free Tours is one of...

Offering tours of Christchurch and Canterbury, Hassle-free Tours is one of the region's best ways to see the New Zealand tourist attractions that draw visitors from around the world. Between discovering Christchurch in a restored double-decker bus to speeding through the Waimak Gorge in a jet boat, there are options to suit everyone’s interests.A favourite among visitors to New Zealand is the unique Lord of the Rings Tour, which ventures into the Canterbury high country for an exciting 4WD ride to the filming location of Edoras, the capital city for the Rohan people in the film trilogy.

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US$50.68*
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Christchurch Sightseeing Tour by Classic Double-Decker Bus
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US$190.23*
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Lord of the Rings - Journey to Edoras from Christchurch
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US$235.03*
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Full-Day Kaikoura Tour from Christchurch

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Wings over Whales Kaikoura

We were disappointed, not to be able to go on a whale watch boat trip, due to current tidal issues which are a result of the recent earthquake. We opted instead for the Wings... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
mrscolin
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed, not to be able to go on a whale watch boat trip, due to current tidal issues which are a result of the recent earthquake. We opted instead for the Wings over Whales experience . We had a very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide in Maria. The tour lasted all day, taking in a visit to see... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must to learn all about the city and rebuilding. We had such a knowledgeable driver and if you can well worth the extra trip to Port Hills. Cannot recommend highly enough

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora, Thank you for your honest review of our Discover Christchurch 3 hr tour. We are delighted that you enjoyed exploring Christchurch with us and appreciate your taking the time to post a review. Our drivers work hard to keep up to date with the latest news and updates regarding the city rebuild, and we are pleased that you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour of Christchurch and lovely driver giving great commentary Do this city tour each visit and great to see how city is rebuilding itself Great value

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora, Thank you for your wonderful review of our Christchurch City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience and that you visit with us regularly to learn about the city's rebuild project and various changes. We appreciate your taking the time to write a review and look forward to welcoming you back on-board soon. Kind regards, Hassle-free... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in the Lord of the Rings to Edoras. I expected that they would take us to a place that couldn't be reached easily by car, but it turns out that the off-road truck and exclusive track rights only saves you about an hour of walking. You could just as easily drive to Mount Sunday and walk the 1.5... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora Ben, Thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We appreciate your comments and are glad you enjoyed the experience, particularly learning more about the filming of the movies at this location, handling our movie replicas and other interesting facts about the city and region. We work hard to ensure our clients receive great... More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bus turned up late more than likely due to traffic. Booked the three hour tour. First hour was taken up touring the inner city on an open top big red bus. We seemed to go round in circles going against the road markings on occasion due to the prolitheration of traffic cones. We were show where the remains of buildings... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora! Thank you for your honest review of our Discover Christchurch Tour. We are so pleased you enjoyed your day with us, learning about the history of Christchurch, our rebuild project and visiting all the 'must see' sights. We appreciate your taking the time to write a review and wish you all the best for the rest of your... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 6 of us took the one hour city tour, it was great to see that Christchurch city is now starting to take shape again. The day was a nice sunny one and sitting on the top deck was enjoyable and made it easy to see all the sights. The commentary was clear and informative, a very worthwhile... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora, Thank you for your lovely review of our City Highlights tour. We are delighted that you and your group enjoyed our tour - learning about our city's history and the current rebuild. We appreciate that you took the time to leave a review and hope to welcome you back again some time in the future. Many thanks and... More 

Mill Park, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to a wonderful day. Seeing the sight of Christchurch but by the end of the day all I can say is yes the scenery was beautiful but we were very disappointed with the vehicle and what was supposed to be a picnic lunch. The vehicle we travelled in was clean but the seats were very uncomfortable... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. We regularly review all of our tours and have taken on-board your comments regarding our vehicles and picnic lunch. We are glad you enjoyed the spectacular scenery and hope you found the driver's commentary and our videos entertaining also. We wish... More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOTR Edoras trip was just pure magic and a wonderful way to end our last day in NZ before returning home to Australia. Viewing the actual film locations with the additional bonus of the breath taking scenery all around us as we visited the various locations ending up a delicious champagne lunch. This is a must do tour and save... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with us and agree that the scenery is simply 'breathtaking'! We warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans, or those who just want to enjoy a spectacular scenery, in great company. Thank you for choosing to spend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time with our guide Phil visiting Lord of the Rings Edoras location. I highly recommend this once in a lifetime experience! New Zealand is such a beautiful country!!

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your journey with Phil. We warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans, or those who just want to enjoy a spectacular scenery, in great company. Thank you for choosing to spend the day with us during your time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we did the Lord of the rings tour to mount Sundae. We were lucky and had the perfect weather which have us the perfect experience of the hill and its surrounding mountains. The drive to the location was very informative and entertaining. It was a good mix of information about the town of Christchurch, the environment and things to... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Gaike and are pleased you a great day in warm summer weather! We warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans and anyone who wants to spend a day enjoying truly spectacular scenery. Thank you for choosing... More 

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