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Explore Canterbury - Private Tours

12 reviews
About Explore Canterbury - Private Tours
Cruise ship day tours Providing small group day tours for Cruise Ship passengers is our speciality. We have two special day tours designed to accommodate your one day visit to Christchurch, New Zealand. Choose from "The Best of Christchurch" and "Akaroa and the Bays" tours.
Lyttelton, New Zealand

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

John our guide was very knowledgeable of the valleys and mountains as we travelled from Christchurch to Akaroa. We stopped at several photo points en route where we could admire the stunning panoramic views. We visited a small but fantastic gemstone and fossil museum tucked...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Joan R
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The driver of this private tour was fantastic pointing out places of interest on route to Christchurch explaining about the earthquake and the plans for future development of Christchurch. A brilliant day out on this private tour at a $100 great value too. Got us...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

We were lucky to get Linda all to ourselves for this day tour to Akaroa. We took in the beautiful scenery along the mountain road leading from Christchurch to the Banks peninsula and Akaroa and made a couple of stops along the way. Linda was...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Abe L
LindaWard7, Owner at Explore Canterbury - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2015

It was great to meet you both! Thanks Abe for your review. So glad you enjoyed your last day with us.

Reviewed 17 May 2015

Our guide Linda Ward was excellent and very knowledgeable about the region and about Christchurch. She picked us up at the dock in Akaroa - the van was very comfortable and the price was much better than a ship tour. It is also nice to...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank DougSanDiego
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We did a full day tour with this company off the Oosterdam which tendered into Akaroa. It kind of was a combination of the The Best of Christchurch and The Best of Akaroa combined into one day tour. We took a very scenic route into...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 23 November 2014

A friend and I had a wonderful day touring the Banks Peninsula and Akaroa. This is absolutely beautiful country and I can't think of a better guide than Linda. We had a superbly comfortable vehicle and Linda was a real mine of information about eveything...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank 68guest68
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Linda was our guide in March when our cruise ship was in port. Linda took us to the the inlets around Arakoa and nothing was a bother for her, she was happy to do photo stops when ever we requested. She also has a wealth...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank generationmum
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We toured with Linda on March 17th, when our ship stopped for the day in Akaroa. Linda met us promptly where she said she would be, and we waited for all the rest to gather. We had a very pleasant day with Linda. The tour...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank IBCruznSoon
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Do yourselves a favour & book the Best of Christchurch tour with Linda at Explore Canterbury. We had a small group & so were able to get into places the big buses can't go. Linda was fantastic, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, passionate, easy going. We got to...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Slamley
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Our ship docked at Akaroa, so we decided to book "The Best of Christchurch" tour with the company. Our tour guide-Linda was wonderful. We are so glad we booked this tour. Many people from the ship just stayed in Akaroa, and I think they missed...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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