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Guided City Walks

Rolleston Avenue | The Red Kiosk, Near the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-379 9629
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Walking in the rain

We took a tour with Joan on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Her comments were excellent...covering the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gail M
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Nanaimo, Canada
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Great introduction to CHC

We always do a walking tour if possible in new cities that we visit. Anne was our guide and she... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grant L
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London, United Kingdom
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Here's your chance to join a guaranteed small group for a relaxed, chatty, walking tour of the central city. With 30+ years experience, enthusiastic local guides and several civic awards, we offer the best value in city tours. Suitable for almost all ages and able to adapt to your interests You cannot choose better. Call at the Red Kiosk by the Museum.
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Rolleston Avenue | The Red Kiosk, Near the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a tour with Joan on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Her comments were excellent...covering the history of Christchurch from the very beginning up to today. Her experience pre and post earthquake contributed notably to the information we gained. A thoroughly interesting tour. Well worth...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments. I enjoyed your company and your questions and hope you have a safe journey home. Joan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always do a walking tour if possible in new cities that we visit. Anne was our guide and she told us up front that this was her first day, but you would never have known. The tour was interesting and Anne's personal connection with...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guide at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the encouraging review Grant. I really enjoyed my first tour and will remember it positively. The dynamic and interest level of the group made it easy to show off our city. Anne

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jan gave an informative and interesting talk, while we walked through the center of town. She clearly has a real love for this city and nurtures the hope for the future!

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ChChwalkguides, other at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. I,too, enjoyed the walk. Jan.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic tour round Christchurch this morning. Tour was led by Ellen who was genuinely friendly and most informative. We were a small multi national group so there was also a lot of interaction between participants. The tour takes in all the main sights...More

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ChChwalkguides, other at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review. I also enjoyed the multi national mix. It adds another dimension to the walk. Ellen

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Craig, our volunteer guide , took us on a revealing excursion around this city which is recovering from natural cataclysm. His passion for his subject was obvious. Interestingly he had lived in other parts of the world and returned to Christchurch still keen to show...More

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ChChwalkguides, Public Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind comments on Craig and our group. We enjoy doing what we do and make a real effort to make our walks memorable. Warwick

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

My daughter and I were first time visitors to Christchurch and doing this walk provided us with an excellent introduction to the city’s history. We also learned about the rebuilding of the place after the earthquake. Overall, Ellen was informative and it’s wonderful that there...More

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ChChwalkguides, other at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this encouraging review. I am so pleased you enjoyed it because I did too!

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

My sister and I did this walking tour and really enjoyed it. It’s a very pleasant walk through the city’s center. One really sees how devastating the 2010/2011 earthquakes were and how the city is trying to rebuild itself. Our tour guide Joan was very...More

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ChChwalkguides, other at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. I enjoy showing visitors all the changes in the city and it is great to get your feedback. Joan.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our four hours with Earl, walking the streets of Christchurch and tapping into his knowledge of the city, past and present, as well as the anecdotes. Earl provided us with a great introduction to Christchurch and a good understanding of the challenges...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guide at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you so much for your positive and enthusiastic review. It is encouraging to learn that we achieved our object of providing you a good introduction to Christchurch. It was my pleasure to show you our city.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We joined Murray on a wet January afternoon and spent 2.5 hours being well informed on Christchurch's architecture and history as well as extensive interesting information on the effects and aftermath of the earthquakes. An excellent and essential walking tour for any visitor.

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ChChwalkguides, PR IT at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

It was good to hear that the rain did not wash out your enjoyment of the trip . I enjoyed your company. Murray.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Earl took us on a fantastic guided tour of Christchurch at 10:30am for $20 NZ. Being a local who has lived in Christchurch since the 70s, Earl had a lot to share about the city and gave us some great information about the origins of...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guide at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you very much for your review. It sounds like we succeeded in giving you useful information about the city, and in providing an enjoyable experience. It was my pleasure to share the city with you, and I greatly appreciate the walk being described as...More

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