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Join a Rebuild tour of the Christchurch central city showing at first hand the impacts on the central city and its iconic buildings while providing insights into the seismic forces at work during the significant earthquakes, and future development...more
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Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 800 500 929
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I as a passenger of red bus, on tuesday arvo roughly around 3:45pm i catch the bus with my partner from east gate,the driver name Abdul was on board welcomed us so friendly with a smile.what a driver ! Ive alws seen him greeting the...More

Thank ultimate01
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Gives a great overview of the history of Chritschurch and what a history it has. 15 years ago, this was a picture perfect city immersed in beauty and history. Then came 2 earthquakes. The city was DESTROYED !!!! I have been there several times. Before...More

Thank alexandermayk
Nicky H, Manager at Red Bus - Rebuild Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

As a member of the public was disappointed to learn that these tours are no longer available as private tourists. Was advised by Red Bus today that the Rebuild Tour is only available to tour groups.

2  Thank Samantha B
Nicky H, Manager at Red Bus - Rebuild Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi Sam, very sorry to disappoint. The Rebuild tours were very popular, however the Rebuild is now well underway.

Reviewed 18 March 2018

Pleasant trip with a good commentary from a very knowledgeable person, tidy coach with a good driver, could not fault it in any way.

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Due to technical reasons tendering from the ship was delayed. Therefore 2000 passengers were late for their tours. All the operators adapted to the situation - except Red Bus Ltd! They went off with 11 passengers and left 10 if us behind. I’ll say no...More

1  Thank Ivor L
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome tour guides are very knowledgeable able the building affected by the Earthquake and what’s happened since.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was rather an emotional tour. Our guide had been through the horrors of the earthquake and suffered home loss etc. We really appreciated where Ch Ch has got to and almost feel that we should come back again in a few years to give...More

Thank r0bertsusanb
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. Perfect length of time. Thank you very much to our guide (Kim) - she was extremely knowledgeable and happy to answer all our questions! It was interesting to learn about the city and be guided by someone with first hand experience...More

Thank Megan B
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting from Australia and a friend suggested we take the Redbus Rebuild tour. This costs $35 per adult and leaves from the Canterbury Museum at 11:30am each day (1.5 hour duration) The tour takes place aboard a large coach with...More

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Nicky H, General Manager at Red Bus - Rebuild Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for the review, we appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

My son had an exchange student over from Tasmania and I thought it might be something different to take him on this tour. We are from Christchurch and experienced the earthquake intimately, however, there were aspects that I learned about the rebuild. The host was...More

Thank Gilly B
Nicky H, Manager at Red Bus - Rebuild Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Gilly Thank you for reviewing our Christchurch Rebuild tour. We are pleased both you and your visitor from Tasmania enjoyed the experience and learned something along the way. Your feedback is appreciated also.

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Anna L
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Response from Nicky H | Property representative |
Sorry, the Oxford bus does not operate at weekends.
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Dawnyspice
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What time are your tours today
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23 March 2015|
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There is no carparking directly outside the Museum. There is parking in the Botanical Gardens carpark at the end of Armagh Street. Alternatively there is off-street parking in the area.
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