Guided tour

Christchurch City Sightseeing Tour

4.4 / 5

13 reviews

Christchurch City Sightseeing Tour

From US$ 47.78 per person

Marvel at the architecture, gardens, and waterways of "the Garden City" on a 3-hour city sightseeing tour of Christchurch.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover the best of Christchurch on a 3-hour guided sightseeing tour
  • Visit historic landmarks and enjoy numerous photo opportunities
  • Learn about the history and earthquakes that have reshaped the city from your guide
Full description
Uncover the highlights of Christchurch on a 3-hour city sightseeing tour with pick-up from your Christchurch accommodation by comfortable coach, and with the choice of a morning or afternoon departure.  Your guide will provide informative commentary as you uncover the highlights of the central city.  See the Museum and Art Centre, the Bridge of Remembrance, and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Learn about the history of the city, the effects of the earthquake, and the innovative rebuild taking place.  Depart the city for nearby Mona Vale, a historic homestead undergoing renovation from the 2011 earthquake. Enjoy some free time to explore the landscaped gardens. Head up to "Sign of the Takahe", a historical manor-turned-restaurant tucked away in the Cashmere Hills. Marvel at spectacular lookout views over the city, Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps. Return to the city via Lyttelton Port, passing through the harbour tunnel to see Sumner Beach and Cave Rock. The tour concludes with your return to your Christchurch accommodation.  
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport in air-conditioned coach
  • Driver/guide
  • Numerous stops for photo opportunities

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    • New Zealand weather can be very changeable throughout the year, so bring warm clothing that you can leave in the tour vehicle if not required
    • Minimum numbers are required for this activity to operate - in the unlikely event that these are not met you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund
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    4.4 /5

    based on 13 reviews

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    Guide very negative about all the developments and rebuilds. We went around in circles at times, not very well planed. Complained about the cycles on the road, said they were crazy for doing that kind of thing. If I could I would ask for my money back.

    October 31, 2021

    June 5, 2021

    Absolutely brilliant guide-Graham!fantastic historical and current bear and feel for this ever changing city as it grows and finds its place between the past and its future. Transportation and audio systems were on point and nothing was Lackink.. Thank you

    May 22, 2021

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    Product ID: 161220