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Christchurch Gondola

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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 0310
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For a “top” experience in Christchurch (15 minute drive from central city), enjoy a relaxing ride to the summit of the Port Hills. Spectacular 360 degree views of the city, Lyttelton Harbour, the majestic Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Plenty to see and do - experience the Time Tunnel Ride, go shopping, relax and enjoy a snack or beverage at the Red Rock Cafe.
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  • Average9%
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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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"tunnel experience"
in 21 reviews
"great views from the top"
in 20 reviews
"gift shop"
in 99 reviews
"lyttleton harbour"
in 42 reviews
"degree view"
in 18 reviews
"cable car"
in 20 reviews
"bridle path"
in 26 reviews
"shuttle bus"
in 36 reviews
"annual pass"
in 25 reviews
"southern alps"
in 57 reviews
"great ride"
in 19 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 17 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 23 reviews
"banks peninsula"
in 44 reviews
"sunny day"
in 36 reviews
"canterbury museum"
in 23 reviews
"new zealand"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had beautiful weather for our gondola ride. Would not like to do it when windy. Got the bus from outside the museum which takes abt 15mins and leaves very promptly. We got our tickets and walked straight out into a carriage. Only takes a...More

Thank danielletAustralia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The views from the gondola and from the top are just stunnjng. Especially looking over into Lyttelton Harbour. There are walks from the top, a gift shop and cafe. The cafe surprised us with their range of food and drinks (mum was in search of...More

Thank Lucykiwi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheap bus trip ($4.00) to the Gondola. Aprrox 10min ride up, though you do get advised that it can take longer depending on conditions. Great all around views, good cafe and helpful staff.

Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently, as a part of the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship shore excursion, we visited the Christchurch Goldola ride. This takes guests to the top of Mount Cavendish in the Heathcote Valley in the Port Hills. What an outstanding view all around this affords guests. Also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views at the top and the whole ride up as well. Great café at the top to get something to eat and a gift shop as well. You can even walk outside and get a picture with the beautiful mountain backdrop. Highly recommend.

Thank Alyson M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The day that I visited it was nice and clear, could imagine that it would be problematic on a cloudy day. Caught the bus out from town which was easy, waited a bit for the return trip but that wasn't an issue. The views are...More

Thank scotto26
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried yesterday but the winds were too strong so was closed. Went back this morning and was a bit concerned abnout the cloud cover...by the time we got to the top there were blue skies! A great place for amazingly great 360 degree views....More

Thank RichardBejah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our last day of the New Zealand trip. Wanted to visit Christchurch Gondola. But the reception staff made us feel like "You are not welcome here". Not very welcoming. Please kiwi people try to be a little more nicer who come to visit...More

Thank saifullahakber
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CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review and apologies that this was your impression of our business. Could you please email me with the date and time of your visit so that I can investigate this further. We pride ourselves on providing great customer service and many previous...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have the time, it's a good place to visit and get the view from the top angle. A good place for great view.

Thank joanadventure
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice restaurant at the top to stop for lunch or just a coffee. walkway around the building gives you a really great view from all angles. a very different view of the hills as you travel back down to the starting point

Thank Pamikki
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Michellelee2368
2 March 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The Gondola opens at 10am daily, and you would likely need to leave just prior to 11:30am to arrive at the airport by 12pm. 1.5 hours would be plenty of time to spend at the Gondola: the trip... More
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sweetybabe2604
27 November 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, there are walking tracks near our top station. There is a map at the bottom level of the top station illustrating the tracks, and you are also welcome to ask our staff who will be able to... More
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bernie403
28 May 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, our Gondola cabins can accommodate folded wheelchairs. Once at the top station, our staff will be able to direct you to the lift so you can access the upper levels of the building. There... More
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