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Tramway Restaurant 4 Course Dinner Service through Christchurch

Tramway Restaurant 4 Course Dinner Service through Christchurch

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Enjoy a 4-course dinner aboard the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant and travel in heritage style through the city center, round-trip from Cathedral Junction. Relax and enjoy views of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Avon River from your window-side table. The journey in this elegant restaurant on wheels includes a welcome drink upon arrival, with tea and coffee to accompany your gourmet meal, served by professional waitstaff.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.28
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$86.28

Explore Mount Cook from Christchurch

Explore Mount Cook from Christchurch

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Surround yourself with the snow-capped peaks of Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain, on this day trip from Christchurch. Travel by coach past the foothills of the Southern Alps to the Canterbury Plains and the MacKenzie Basin; stop at Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukari; and enjoy views of Tasman Glacier. Enjoy lunch at the Hermitage Hotel in UNESCO-listed Mt Cook/Aoraki National Park. Includes round-trip hotel transport by coach with morning and afternoon tea.
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  • 12 hours
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$268.88
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$268.88

Akaroa Full Day Sightseeing Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa Full Day Sightseeing Tour from Christchurch

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Discover volcanic landscapes and breathtaking scenery on New Zealand’s South Island on this 9.5-hour Akaroa day trip from Christchurch. Take in top attractions including Governor’s Bay, Gebbies Pass, Lake Ellesmere and Lake Forsyth with your guide. Ascend the Banks Peninsula for beautiful views over Akaroa Harbour and the volcanic crater. Then, sample locally made cheeses and admire colonial architecture around Akaroa. Cruise by catamaran into the harbor where diverse marine and bird life thrives, including rare Hector’s dolphins. Upgrade your tour to enjoy a delicious lunch in Akaroa Village.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$157.14
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$157.14

Arthur's Pass Full-Day Tour Includes TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

Arthur's Pass Full-Day Tour Includes TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

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Explore the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps on this Arthur’s Pass day tour from Christchurch. Travel through the pastureland of the Canterbury Plains to Springfield with your guide. Hop aboard your TranzAlpine train and journey through the Waimakariri Gorge. Explore the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass in the Otira Gorge and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Visit a sheep farm, and admire native birdlife in the foothills of the Southern Alps. Upgrade to include a hair-raising jet-boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri River!
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$261.90
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$261.90

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Tour

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Tour

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This is a great option for a Christchurch day trip that combines nature, local wildlife, and delicious food experiences too. Save time planning transfers by having round-trip transport in a luxury vehicle included. You won’t have to worry about bringing snacks with you as light refreshments, drinks, and a delicious lunch are all included. Travel in comfort between dispersed sites including Banks Peninsula, Barrys Bay Cheese Factory, and the Wild Side Conservation Area to spot wild penguins.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$222.74
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$222.74
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A Waipara Wine Experience with Giles Tours, includes wine tastings and lunch

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A Waipara Wine Experience with Giles Tours, includes wine tastings and lunch

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Tour one of New Zealand’s up-and-coming wine regions the easy way from Christchurch on this hassle-free day trip. Leaving the city behind, you’ll be driven to the scenic Waipara Valley region, which is dotted with vineyards. Visit several of the best and sample a range of red and white wines. Don’t worry about who is going to drive as transfers are taken care of.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch

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Experience the natural treasures of New Zealand on a Kaikoura whale-watching cruise. Look for impressive sperm whales along with migrating humpbacks and southern right whales, and search the waters for orcas and other dolphins as an experienced guide shares informative commentary. Visit a New Zealand fur seal colony on land, glimpse the snowy peaks of the Kaikoura Ranges and top off your full-day tour with a wine-tasting in North Canterbury. Includes optional lunch, with round-trip hotel transport from Christchurch to the picturesque town of Kaikoura.
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  • 11 hours
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$230.47
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$230.47

Guided Walking Tour and Picnic on Banks Peninsula

Guided Walking Tour and Picnic on Banks Peninsula

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This is a superb choice for hiking fans. Spend a day exploring Banks Peninsula with the convenience of having a guide to navigate. After a morning pickup, you’ll be taken on a roughly 30-minute journey to start your walk. You won’t have to bring heavy equipment with you as a backpack, walking poles, and bottled water are included. Access scenic photo opportunities that you wouldn’t find alone, and hear about the area’s history. Highlights include visiting Crater Rim, seeing views of Pegasus Bay, and enjoying a picnic lunch.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.60
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$130.60

Aoraki-Mt Cook Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre scenic day tour from Christchurch

Aoraki-Mt Cook Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre scenic day tour from Christchurch

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Get ready for a hassle-free day of adventures from Christchurch with round-trip transport, and admission tickets included. The trip will showcase scenic viewpoints along the way, such as Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, the Ben Ohau Range, and sites from Lord of the Rings. Avoid long lines at Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre by having admission included. Another highlight is a visit to the Tasman Glacier, and a delicious lunch is included too.
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  • 11 to 12 hours
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$297.24
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$297.24
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Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from Christchurch

Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from Christchurch

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Travel by TranzAlpine railway to Arthur's Pass National Park, riding across the Canterbury Plains, then winding through Waimakariri Gorge and into the heart of the Southern Alps on this day trip from Christchurch.  An informative guide takes you on a minivan tour of Arthur's Pass, including short rain forest walks past rivers to mountain vistas at Castle Hill. Enjoy a hotel lunch and light refreshments before the return trip via Waimak Gorge. This small-group tour is limited to eight participants, ensuring a more personalized experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$416.43
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$416.43

Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram

Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram

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Travel the full circuit aboard the Christchurch Tramway, which departs regularly. Use your ticket to hop on and hop off at 17 stops and create your own sightseeing itinerary. Drivers provide live commentary on the landmarks of this South Island city. Bonus: children up to age 15 travel free.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.46
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$17.46

Christchurch Scenic Helicopter Tour

Christchurch Scenic Helicopter Tour

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Fly over Christchurch and the Banks Peninsula on a 20-minute helicopter tour that takes in city sights. From an aerial view, you’ll appreciate the scale of Christchurch’s devastation and recovery following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. Soar above the ruins of ChristChurch Cathedral and see the new sports stadium while the pilot comments on rebuilding efforts. See the suburbs of Sumner and Redcliffe, and view the port of Lyttelton.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.60
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$174.60

Helicopter Trial Flight - fly a helicopter

Helicopter Trial Flight - fly a helicopter

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If you’re looking for a memorable and adventurous experience when visiting Christchurch—this is the one for you. You’ll start your helicopter adventure at Christchurch Airport. You won’t have to worry about safety, as you’ll receive a full briefing at the start and the helicopter is equipped with dual controls. Enjoy a 30-minute flight with your instructor to guide you through take off, hover, flight, and landing. During the flight, your experience will be enhanced with live commentary.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$223.49
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$223.49

Canterbury Winery Lunch

Canterbury Winery Lunch

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Take flight with a 20-minute helicopter ride from Christchurch and arrive in style for a lunch date at a delightful regional winery. There, you can dine at your own expense before taking to the air once more. A maximum of five travelers is allowed, although the ride requires good weather.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.47
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$450.47

Southern Alps Taster

Southern Alps Taster

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Discover the picturesque Southern Alps, one of New Zealand's most iconic land features. Fly over the immense checkerboard of the Canterbury Plains, across the tresses of the braided Waimakiriri River and to the sheer sides of a steep gorge to touch down at Chest Peak. Sitting at just under 6,500ft, the peak dwarfs most other mountains in the region. Take in breathtaking, 360 degree vistas stretching from as far as the eye can see, including the Blockbuster backdrops of Castle Hill, the Lees Valley, Flock Hill Station and beyond. All our pilots proudly call Canterbury home and will share their wealth of knowledge and personal anecdotes as you fly near their much-loved and noteworthy spots.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$873.00
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$873.00
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Christchurch City to Lyttelton

Christchurch City to Lyttelton

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Discover Christchurch from a whole new perspective when you fly over the city. See the progress of the massive rebuild and the abandoned suburbs from the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Then on the way back head over Port Hills and Lyttelton Harbour for a dramatic view of the port and coastline. Our pilots will personalise this experience for you by sharing their local knowledge and insights of our big backyard as you fly over remarkable sights and landmarks, including; Burnside Park, Lancaster Park, Sumner Cliffs and more. We have plenty to share with you and can’t wait for you to experience it.
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  • 25 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$314.28
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$314.28
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North Canterbury Winery Tour by Helicopter from Christchurch

North Canterbury Winery Tour by Helicopter from Christchurch

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Nothing says luxury like a guided helicopter tour. Treat yourself or your significant other to an unforgettable helicopter tour from Christchurch to North Canterbury. The area is renowned for its vineyards, and you’ll visit five different ones. Sample award-winning wines in beautiful vineyard settings. Lunch can be arranged for an extra fee.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$523.80
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$523.80

Helicopter Middle Rock High Station Farm Tour & Lunch

Helicopter Middle Rock High Station Farm Tour & Lunch

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Experience a breathtaking flight across the Canterbury Plains to the base of the Southern Alps, for the award winning Middle Rock High Country Farm Tour and Kiwi lunch, with optional jet boat ride and morning tea.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$831.09
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$831.09

Trial Flight

Trial Flight

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be behind the controls of a helicopter? Our Introductory Trial Flight packages are great just for fun, or could be a first step towards discovering if this is a career for you. Fly with an instructor who will guide you through the take-off, flight, and landing phases of helicopter flight in one of our Guimbal Cabri Helicopters.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.87
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$275.87

Single Crater & Mt Herbert

Single Crater & Mt Herbert

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Fly over the city and explore Christchurch from new heights. See the progress of the massive rebuild and the abandoned suburbs from the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Swoop over Godley Heads and then up to Port Levy, the biggest Maori settlement in the Canterbury region during the 19th century. Then touch down next to Mt Herbert and enjoy breathtaking views of Lyttelton Harbour, originally formed by volcanoes six million years ago. Our pilots will personalise this experience for you by sharing their local knowledge and insights of our big backyard as you fly over remarkable sights and landmarks, including; Lancaster Park, Sumner Cliffs, Quail Island, Stone Well and more. We have plenty to share with you and can't wait for you to experience it.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$523.80
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$523.80
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Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Scenic

Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Scenic

The pinnacle of our flights east of Christchurch, this tour first sees you fly over the city centre to view the progress of the massive rebuild. Then it’s on to the beautiful Banks Peninsula and the picturesque French harbour settlement of Akaroa, before touching down on a mountain top to take in yet more magnificent views. Our pilots will personalise this experience for you by sharing their local knowledge and insights of our big backyard as you fly over remarkable sights and landmarks, including; Burnside Park, Sumner Cliffs, Rapaki Track, Quail, the Akaroa French Settlement and more. We have plenty to share with you and can’t wait for you to experience it.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$694.91
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$694.91
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World in a day

World in a day

Take off from Christchurch & fly over the Canterbury Plains towards the spectacular Rangitata Gorge, side by side with the Southern Alps. Sidle up to Forest Creek through to the expansive Mackenzie Basin & down to the aquamarine glow of Lake Tekapo to touch down & soak in the spectacular vista. Feast your eyes on the unforgettable azure of Lake Pukaki & head up to the famous Aoraki, Mount Cook as the Tasman Glacier comes into full view. Fly towards the Murchison Glacier to the head of the Rangitata River Valley. Sour along Mount Arrowsmith & touch down at the top of the interweaving braids of Rakaia River. Settle in for a picnic served with unobstructed views, overlooking two of Canterbury's glaciers only accessible by helicopter. After lunch, follow the wandering braids of the stony river, past Lake Coleridge & into the blockbuster scenery of the Craigieburn Basin. As you head back to Christchurch, fly shoulder to shoulder through the sheer-sided river canyon of the Waimakariri Gorge.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,653.91
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$2,653.91
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Love in the Air Christchurch Helicopter Flight with Port Hills Landing

Love in the Air Christchurch Helicopter Flight with Port Hills Landing

This private helicopter flight around Christchurch for couples is designed with romantic getaways in mind. Skip the hours of hiking and land on Mount Herbert, the highest peak in the Port Hills. Savor the sprawling Canterbury landscape, with Lyttleton Harbor, Quail Island and much more visible from the summit. There’s no rush to get back in the chopper and back to base – unlike other helicopter tours that cut things off at fifteen or thirty minutes, this flight runs for a generous hour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$356.18
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$356.18

Christchurch Heli-Jet - Helicopter and Jet Boat

Christchurch Heli-Jet - Helicopter and Jet Boat

A thrilling jet boat ride and a scenic helicopter tour are both must-do activities in New Zealand. Save yourself time and hassle by combining them in one easy trip. Departing from Christchurch, you’ll fly over the scenic Canterbury countryside, admiring the pristine braided rivers as you go. Soon you’ll be zipping over them in a jet boat navigated by an expert driver who will keep you safe while you’re having fun.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.39
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