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Hassle Free Tours

Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-385 5775
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Hassle-free Tours is an award winning company that specialises in offeirng unique tour experiences in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. Hassle-free Tours is privately owned and has been operating since early 2003. We believe a tour is about more than 'just seeing the sights'. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and giving our guests memorable experiences that will last a life-time. From city sightseeing tours on-board classic and new, open and closed top, double decker buses, to visiting a Lord of the Rings movie location, speeding through the Waimak Gorge in a jet boat, watching whales and dolphins in Kaikoura, and riding on the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch, Hassle-free Tours offers a myriad of tour experiences for everyone to enjoy.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“edoras tour” (85 reviews)
“rings tour” (35 reviews)
“wings” (118 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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+64 3-385 5775
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"edoras tour"
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"rings tour"
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"wings"
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"lotr fans"
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"mt sunday"
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"jet boat"
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"middle earth"
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"mt potts"
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"hour city tour"
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"double decker bus"
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"golden hall"
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"new zealand"
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"open top bus"
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"full day tour"
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"sheep station"
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour operator was super friendly and personable, and I feel like he went the extra mile in getting to know everyone he was taking on the tour on! Additionally, since I was living in a residential area and didn't have a hotel to get...More

Thank Katie L
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was one of my best days in NZ overall! Our guide, Maria, was amazing, always making sure we would get the best of each place we stopped at, giving us pieces of information not only LOTR related, but also about the history of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled with Maria, our driver to Mt Sunday last Tuesday. Was no fan of Lord of the Rings leaving Christchurch, just going along to see the country, but returned a fan.Have travelled a lot,but possibly best trip I have ever taken. Landscape was stunning,no photographs...More

1  Thank Maria L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not sure we wanted to spend a whole day on this but it was completely worth it. The scenery was stunning of course but also our guide Mike told us great stories and trivia about the filming of LOTR. He was personable and...More

1  Thank Alphajim5
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were among the first to experience Soaring Kiwi on their inaugural day in Auckland in November 2017. We found them via Google and were immediately attracted to the fact they had an open top bus (the competition didn't). In the beautiful Auckland Spring weather,...More

Thank cjauff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to swim with dolphins with hassle free and we were so glad we did. Originally we intended to get to kaikoura ourselves as it worked out cheaper, however we were so relieved we didn't. Our drive Barry picked us up from our camp...More

Thank Deana S
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for your wonderful review of our Kaikoura Tour. We are absolutely thrilled to hear that despite being unable to do your original Dolphin Watching tour, Barry was able to secure you a seat on the whale watching flight instead. It is...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I am LOTR fan and I have lived in Christchurch for almost 3 years. I just got a chance to visit Mount Sunday, or "Edoras" in Lord of the RIngs today. It is an unforgettable experience for me. I watch The Two Towers when I...More

Thank immeuble
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that after 3yrs in Christchurch you finally got the chance to experience a journey to "Edoras"! We are truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your journey...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Our Group was met at our Methven Hotel by Hassle Free Tours and taken in 2 4WD vechicles for a day trip into the High Country. The Vehicles were reasonably comfortable and provide great views from the windows.We visited Lake Heron Station, Glenfalloch Station &...More

Thank Helen C
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for your fantastic review of our High Country Tour! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with us - exploring the beautiful Canterbury High Country. We hope you left with some wonderful life-long memories of your tour. Warm regards from...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We went for the whale watching tour by air. Mariah was bang on time and was very helpful as regards the wildlife watching part. 5 stars to her as well !! We saw the whales from the air as well as the fur seals.More

Thank Aloke P
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Kaikoura Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with Maria and had fun watching whales and seals in their natural environment. We hope you were able to capture some incredible photos of...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Service:                      10/10 Atmosphere:             8/10 Cost:               $45 per adult Safety:                        9/10  Family friendly:...More

Thank DFKAuckland
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Soaring Kiwi Tour in Auckland! We are thrilled that you enjoyed utilising your 24hr 'hop on hop off' pass for both tour routes. We think it really is the best way to "see" Auckland...More

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jackiemahood
3 January 2017|
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Response from HassleFreeToursNZ | Property representative |
Kia Ora, thank you for your query. We are pleased to confirm that Kaikoura is recovering well from the recent earthquakes and the Inland Scenic Road, and State Highway One, are both open allowing access from Christchurch to... More
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