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Christchurch Tramway

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Hop on board one of our heritage trams for an entertaining and informative tour of the inner city! Use the trams to explore must-see attractions including the Canterbury Museum, Botanic Gardens, the Bridge of Remembrance and New Regent Street. Your...more
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7 Tramway Lane, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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All reviews hop on hop tram driver day pass your bearings inner city great commentary running commentary city tour per adult regent street points of interest cathedral square post earthquake restart mall earthquake damage great trip botanical gardens
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Christchurch Tram system has become very important to the hub of Christchurch especially after the two earthquakes. Living in Australia, being ex Kiwi’s plus having lived here many years ago we found the tram ride the best way to see and understand what happened...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tram was a great way to familiarise ourselves with the city of Christchurch before setting off on foot. Kidlets loved it, and it was good to have an overview of the key landmarks. Keep in mind it is quite slow. The driver did a...More

Thank Scoopie10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The gondola gives great panoramic of Christchurch. The ride itself is pleasant but watch out on a windy day! We came down into some wind and it made the ride a bit more exhilarating! If you are in Christchurch, it is well worth the time...More

Thank mports
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed this tram city tour with an informative funny driver but felt it’s overpriced. It is hop on hop off though so one could visit a few areas around city circle. Would have liked a bit more history on Christchurch other than the earthquake.More

Thank LucystellaAustralia
CHCHAttractions, Public Relations Manager at Christchurch Tramway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear that our driver was informative and made you laugh. Our adult tickets are $25 per person and this allows guests to hop on and off the tram as many times as they like throughout the day....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you want to explore the city itself, plus a little more local information, I would suggest you to go as early as you can, so you make your money worth. Hopping on different trams gets you different driver with different stories to tell. Some...More

Thank NA N
CHCHAttractions, Public Relations Manager at Christchurch Tramway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank your for your review. It's great to hear you had a good experience on board our Trams. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Thanks.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were one of THOSE groups, about 10 of us, including 2 young, noisy children. The staff were very accommodating, directing us to one end, and closing the door off so we had a carriage to ourselves (and kept the noisy ones away from the...More

Thank Dave R
CHCHAttractions, Public Relations Manager at Christchurch Tramway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank-you for your review, it is great to hear that you and your group enjoyed your experience. Also great to hear our staff were accommodating and full of interesting information. We hope to see you back on board again soon. Thanks.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on the tram to see some sights. All the trains had happy drivers , pleased to tell you things of interest . We did the whole tour so we could decide what we wanted to see the most. Unfortunately it was just 7...More

Thank MaureenL408
CHCHAttractions, Public Relations Manager at Christchurch Tramway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review. We are happy to hear you had a good experience on board our trams. It's great to hear that our staff were happy and informative. We certainly agree, hopping on and off the tram on a cold wet day is not...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A pleasure . Small city total 55 mnts of travel by tram if you do not hop off . Good commentary. If u have keas time and want to get a flavor of the coty this could be one of the good options !

Thank SanjayPanigrahi
CHCHAttractions, Public Relations Manager at Christchurch Tramway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear that you had a good time on board our trams. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christchurch is a wonderful city but one of the best ways to see a great number of the sites is to hop on the tram! The entire route takes about 50 mins and I would recommend it as the first thing you do. Have a...More

Thank katielew01
CHCHAttractions, Public Relations Manager at Christchurch Tramway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. It's great to hear you had a good trip with us on board the tram. We hope to see you again some time in the future. Thanks.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tram rides around central christchurch major attraction including container mall. It is a short ride only as the city has been extensively damaged due to the earthquakes and the tramlines are also broken. The tram driver gives a continuous commentary on the locations. Amazing jobMore

Thank Raja V
CHCHAttractions, Public Relations Manager at Christchurch Tramway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear you had a good experience on board our tram. Our trams take 50 minutes to complete a full city circuit and the tickets are valid for one calendar day meaning guests can hop on and off...More

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Papatud
10 December 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we do not accept American Express cards, but we do accept Visa and Mastercard credit cards as well as EFTPOS and cash payments. Please feel free to contact us directly if you have... More
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wanderlass123
29 June 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. You can either purchase your tickets in advance via our website or you can purchase your tickets on the day from the drivers, tram ticket sellers or from our tram shop. The price will be the same... More
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tony833896
9 April 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for joining us, and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time on our trams :) Kind regards, Emma Welcome Aboard
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