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Christchurch Gondola

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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the grandkids up it was great a lovely ace to sit and contemplate in the beautiful SURROUNDINGS a warm still day and lovey drink and muffin in the cafe and nice walk around on the hills just below the building the kids loved...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We both had a great time on the Gondola and were delighted with the activities at the top as well as the very reasonably priced cafe with spectacular views

Thank Malinda P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

How often can you walk round the rim of a volcano and ride a Gondola to get there and back? Christchurch Gondola is a unique experience giving people the chance to step back in time. Travel on the popular Gondola and view the coastline. Don't...More

Thank RobBeardsworth
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the Gondola while in Christchurch as it was a "must do". We had just done the walk from Lyttleton to the Gondola (Bridal Path) so had already seen most of the views. The free show was a bit boring. They could have...More

Thank Sammanthaaa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I suppose it is a touristy thing. But as a local who just wanted to experience it I found it a bit pricey.

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a wonderful experience for locals and tourists alike. The views are stunning, there's great wee walking tracks around the top and if you're lucky you'll get to see some paragliders launching off the hilltops nearby and sailing down to a park way below....More

Thank ailiesmum
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure there are times when this gets very busy but it was nice and quiet when we went on so there was no queuing and the view from the top was great. There is also a little ride at the top that gives an...More

Thank Richard G
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our little Time Tunnel ride along with our graet views from the summit! Tasha :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A chance to see for miles in all directions and no pressure to rush. The staff were really welcoming and friendly and the ride gentile and calming. Surrounded by dramatic scenery and beautiful panoramas it's a great place to take photographs. The café is a...More

Thank SBH1666
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed visiting us at the gondola, and were able to experience the walking tracks and dramatic scenery in your own time. Tasha :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views and history are well worth the drive and time. We walked some tracks outside, watched hang gliders take off the top, and had a sweet treat in the restaurant. It was the highlight of the weekend. Don't miss the chance on a clear...More

Thank po1214
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased visiting us at the gondola was the highlight of your weekend. Great to hear you enjoyed the walking tracks and a treat on a beautiful day. Tasha :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit dubious about going up the gondola- it didn’t look that high from below, but I was pleasantly surprised when we got to the top. The views of Christchurch and over the other side to Littlyton were amazing. There was a cute...More

Thank craigwreid73
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Great to hear your enjoyed your time tunnel experince and the amazing views of Christchurch and the surrouning areas. Tasha :)

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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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Jacky C
20 May 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, the Gondola operates 364 days per year (we are closed on Christmas Day), so we are open daily in winter. There may be occasions when we need to close due to the wind being outside of our... More
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Mike C
19 May 2017|
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Thank you for your enquiry. The Gondola operates daily year round (with the exception of Christmas Day). There are occasions when we need to close due to the wind being outside of our operating limits, but this is quite... More
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