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Christchurch Grand Tour- Day Tours

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Punting on Avon, gondola, botanic gardens, and the tram - all in under 4 hours with a warm and personable driver/guide. Highly recommend to those with little time but still want to appreciate this beautiful, and resiliant , city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peterbJ2738MM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did this tour today and loved it!! Forgot who our driver was but he was so knowledgeable and friendly! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kmariee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great tour seeing sites all around the city..the punting was fantastic rain held off while we enjoyed the trip down the river. The botanic gardens were beautiful great tour guide faye. To much cloud on the gondola but the coach driver took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 654jennyy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a reason why this tour gets only five/four star reviews-the service is absolutely outstanding. The tour covers the major land marks of the city including, punting on the avon, botanical gardens, christchurch gondola and finally ends with the iconic city tram service. Hotel...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Raja V
Reviewed 13 October 2018

With not a lot of time [one day] this was the perfect way to see the optimum amount of Christchurch. Coach collected us [driver even came to the foyer as their were road works out front] on time .Good commentary on way to Gondola on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Malcolm and Rob... M
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Had a family wedding in Christchurch so went for a 4 day, mother and daughter trip. Without a lot of time we wanted to see as much as possible. This tour was fantastic! We really enjoyed each attraction especially the gondola ride and punting on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great day tour that lets you explore Christchurch in a variety of ways (gondola, tram, punting, buggy and coach). Our coach driver Reg was awesome, providing lots of great information on the region. Highly recommend if you have a day in Christchurch.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Monique R
Reviewed 3 August 2018

If it's your first time in Christchurch and don't have any idea what to visit, this tour is highly-recommended. You won't regret the money.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank simply_forthright
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Spend approximately 6 hours covering the city....starting with a lazy and totally delightful 30 minutes punting on the Avon, complete with hot-water bottle and blanket during winter months. The 45-minute exploration of the Botanic Gardens on an electric shuttle with knowledgeable driver is a treat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelingWoman001
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour and our driver was fantastic. This is a must do! You go to the gondola, tram, punting and the botanical gardens tour! We also stopped at a beach lookout! Loved this tour!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Caroline H
13 May 2018|
Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we do not offer pick up from 315 Motel, but we do offer pick up from Vita Nova at 290 Riccarton Road (this is a 200 metre walk from the motel). Please feel free to contact us... More
Caroline H
13 May 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Our office phone number is 03 366 7830. You are also welcome to go to our Christchurch Attractions website for further information about the Grand Tour - unfortunately Trip Advisor does not let... More
Bron N
11 January 2016|
Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We do offer pick up from selected accommodation providers as part of the Grand Tour. These providers include all the major hotels and motels in the central city and Riccarton areas. Please note... More