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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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Amazing walking tour

I had the pleasure of spending nearly 3 hours walking with Murray and learning about architecture... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alex K
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Oakland, CA
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Great overview of the city

Bruce showed us a good part of the city. We were the only ones (2) and enjoyed the fact, that we... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
zumbr0
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Minnesota
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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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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Rolleston Avenue | The Red Kiosk, Near the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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+64 3-379 9629
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of spending nearly 3 hours walking with Murray and learning about architecture in Christchurch. We saw examples of different styles from the 19th century, the evolution of architectural styles and the post-earthquake construction. I have been on a few architecture walks...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words. Murray really enjoyed the tour and appreciated your keen interest. You'd be welcome to return any time. Warwick

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Bruce showed us a good part of the city. We were the only ones (2) and enjoyed the fact, that we could ask questions any time and adjust our tour to our interests. The fact that we could stop, take pictures and have it personalized...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. You highlighted things that are important to us, such as the flexible pace, opportunity for questions and the personalisation we achieve with our small groups. Very best wishes. Warwick

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Only one other couple on our tour. Frank went over and above anything we might have expected. He shared his love of Christchurch while listening carefully to the personal interests of each person on the tour. He was extremely generous with his time and ensured...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you David & Jane for your kind review. I trust you enjoyed your Anniversary dinner Friday night and the rest of your stay in Christchurch. It was a pleasure showing you around our city centre. Kind regards. Frank

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed an informative guided walking tour with Ellen Paynter. She was so lovely, knowledgeable and energetic. We learned a lot about this interesting City, the challenges it faced and the driving force forward to a brighter future.

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ChChwalkguides, Guide at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

It is always a pleasure to walk people around our City. Thank you for the positive review. Ellen.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Thank you Ellen for taking us through the streets and history of Christchurch. So much information delivered with genuine passion and at a gentle pace so it could be contemplated during the moment and again retrospectively. What a wonderful city to walk around. Cheers Lisa

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ChChwalkguides, Guide at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your positive review of our walk. I thoroughly enjoyed taking you. Ellen

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Josie our tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and gave us great insight into old and new Christchurch. We had a small group which was lovely too. Highly recommend!

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Many thanks for the kind review. We get great pleasure in sharing our great city and are delighted that you had a good time.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent tour to do if you visit Christchurch. Tour lasts approx 2 1/2 hours. I had Frank as a guide who took the tour at a good pace.

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you Richard for your comments and photos. You were great company and I’m pleased you enjoyed your walk. It was a pleasure to show you around the city centre and the progress being made as the city rebuilds. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

As we only had one full day in Christchurch, we chose this tour as a way to get a quick overview with “feet on the ground”. Joan was our guide and we spent almost 3 hours with her. As it was just my husband and...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guide at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

"It was a pleasure to take you around the city. The weather looked threatening but we didn’t need those raincoats. I am glad you enjoyed the walk so much.”

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Murray was our guide, and was really excellent. He clearly has a deep love for Christchurch, and on persistent questioning revealed that he has a PhD in architectural history. He took us round some key places, and was really interesting about historical and architectural elements....More

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Many thanks for your wonderful review. All our guides get great pleasure in sharing our city. We are delighted that you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the morning tour we did with Bruce. I understand the tour guides are volunteers and we could really feel the passion Bruce has for his hometown. The tour lasted just over 2.5 hours and we felt we saw a...More

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BusyMarie
8 June 2018|
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Response from ChChwalkguides | Property representative |
We offer walks all year. Winter walks must be booked in advance ce at Christchurch iSite.
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