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Address: 7 Tramway Lane, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Hop on board one of our heritage trams for an entertaining and informative...

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 Re:START container mall and New Regent Street. Your ticket is valid for one day and allows you to jump on and off the trams as you please. Tickets are available from the Tram Drivers and Tram Hosts, or from the Tram Shop in Cathedral Junction. Welcome aboard!

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Fun way to see the city

Fun inexpensive way to see Christchurch. The commentary ride was very informative and great views from the carriage.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ipswich, Australia
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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun inexpensive way to see Christchurch. The commentary ride was very informative and great views from the carriage.

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Mt Martha, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an enjoyable and different way to get around Christchurch taking you to a number of the highlights of the city.

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Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great that it is back on the rails and a nice way to see the city. Even better is to do the dinner at night.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a good way to get around the central city, especially for 1st time visitors to Christchurch. $25 for adult and free for kids below 15yo. However, a little confusing on the route though, as it is not always the same direction or stations by sequence. Very friendly and helpful tram driver that will stop the tram for tourist... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

whilst the rain fell my wife and I hopped on the tram for a NZ$25 history and future tour of Christchurch. Our driver was fantastic giving his quaint view of town. The ticket inspector answered all the questions asked of him. The full round trip took about 45 minutes and you can hop on or off whenever you like, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a tour on the Christchurch tram in January 2017, and found it absolutely excellent. My daughter and grandson of 3 months was with us and there was no problems with his pushchair. It was easily carried on board without disturbing other passengers. It stop at almost all the tourist places. It was raining on the day that we... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

fun ride, just like in New Orleans. Takes you to town. Hop on hop off. Trams are kept in very good condition. Conductors are funny and friendly

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Olathe,k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a great way to get around at a reasonable price. If you have bad knees, hips or back you might have difficulty getting on and off some of the trams .. conductor might help you.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the ride around Christchurch, the local knowledge and great commentary from these guys was very real and entertaining... keep up the good work. We enjoyed the ride, we had 3 different conductors and each one gave a different view of Christchurch. felt like we had stepped back in time with good old fashioned manners. I loved it.

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Thank Julie M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth the $25 fare to see everything in the city from the old trams and to be able to hop off/on and visit or re-visit places of interest. Just under an hour for the once round without getting off.

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