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Guided City Walks

Rolleston Avenue | The Red Kiosk, Near the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Thank you Ellen for taking us through the streets and history of Christchurch. So much information... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tots70
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Fantastic way to spend an afternoon in Christchurch

We had a great time with Josie our tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and gave us great insight... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Colette M
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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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The volunteers on this have amazing knowledge I went with Chris on a Sunday and he was full of history and information about the city pre and post earthquake. It was great to walk for almost 3hrs around the sites which are coming back to...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a very informative and enjoyable walk. Our guide showed great affection for Christchurch. I learned so much about the history of the city and process of reconstruction underway. Highly recommend!

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ChChwalkguides, Public Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for the tributes. We do our best to make all our visitors welcome and to show off our city. Your review is much appreciated.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you Ellen for a superb guided walk around the centre of Christchurch. Your enthusiasm and passion for your city was evident in the time you took to explain and discuss the features around. The walk lasted just over 2 and a half hours (...More

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ChChwalkguides, Guest Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for your encouraging review. I really enjoyed walking with your group too. A mix of nationalities makes for an inspirational walk all around! Ellen

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I had the honour to get a "private" tour by Milton, since there was only myself at 10 am on a perfectly sunny, warm morning. It was an awesome, informative tour, giving an excellent insight into Christchurch past, present and future. Milton manages to really...More

Thank BrittaReg
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ChChwalkguides, Public Relations Manager at Guided City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for providing encouraging feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed the tour and more so that I was able to enhance my city’s image in a positive way.I always enjoy sharing the changes that we are undergoing in the rebuild of our inner...More

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Busy Marie
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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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