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TranzAlpine Train, Arthur's Pass & Castle Hill Day Trip from Christchurch
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TranzAlpine Train, Arthur's Pass & Castle Hill Day Trip from Christchurch

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The TranzAlpine train is often referred to as one of the world’s most scenic train journeys, and this tour will allow you to experience it. Enjoy the convenience of a day trip where all transport is taken care of— round-trip transfers in a luxury minivan, and a TranzAlpine train ticket are included. See Canterbury Plains, the Southern Alps, Lake Pearson, and get the chance to walk in Arthur’s Pass National Park.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$216.29
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TranzAlpine Train Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth

TranzAlpine Train Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth

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Ride a train through the Southern Alps on a remarkable scenic journey aboard the TranzAlpine Train. Choose between three different segments of the TranzAlpine Train route, then enjoy views of native beech forest, the powerful Waimakariri River, and Arthur's Pass National Park from a comfortable carriage or open viewing deck. For getting the history and context of the landmarks along the railway, GPS-triggered audio commentary is available on headphones at every seat.
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  • 4 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$113.26
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Mt Cook, Tekapo & Tasman Glacier Day Tour From Christchurch (Small Group)

Mt Cook, Tekapo & Tasman Glacier Day Tour From Christchurch (Small Group)

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Escape the Garden City for a day trip that’ll blow your socks off! Our Mt Cook, Tekapo and Tasman Glacier Day Tour from Christchurch allows you to adventure through the best of the Mackenzie Country, without any of the admin. We want you to SEE MORE, DO MORE and SPEND LESS! You’ll travel in a carbon-neutral vehicle that doesn’t skimp on modern needs (think full air-conditioning, USB chargers and WiFi!) whilst exploring Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, the Ben Ohau Range and the sites from Lord of the Rings. We know all of this adventuring will make you hungry, so we’ve included lunch at the historic Hermitage Hotel. Don’t let the jaw-dropping views distract you from your epic local eats! We’ll head back to where we began in Christchurch after a day of seeing the best of the best, allowing you to continue off on your adventures, wherever they may take you! Get amongst this 100% Kiwi As experience - we can’t wait to have you on board.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$145.56
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Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier(Small Group Day Tour From Christchurch)
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Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier(Small Group Day Tour From Christchurch)

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Mount Cook (Aoraki) is the highest mountain in New Zealand at 12,218 feet (3,724 meters) and lies surrounded by some of the South Island’s most stunning natural landscapes. On this tour, enjoy magnificent views of Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo, and Lake Pukaki; pose for photos amid fields of lavender (summer season only); and hike through the Mount Cook National Park to see the Tasman Glacier.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$128.60
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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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US$192.91
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Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

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Visit four boutique wineries of North Canterbury on a half-day wine-tasting tour with optional lunch. Departing Christchurch, you’ll taste a quality selection of wines in the up-and-coming Waipara wine region, including stops at Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills, Torlesse Wines and Waipara Springs. Learn from a knowledgeable guide about Waipara’s unique terroir as you sip a range of superior reds and whites.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from Christchurch
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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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US$348.56
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Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sightseeing with Antarctic Center

Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sightseeing with Antarctic Center

Catering exclusively for cruise ship passengers, this half-day all-inclusive coach tour of Christchurch fits in more than most visitors can see or do in a weekend on their own. Combine a visit to the renowned International Antarctic Centre with a narrated, air-conditioned excursion around several of the Garden City’s most historic and picturesque sites, plus learn about the devastating 2010 and 2011 earthquakes as you travel.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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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Christchurch Zipline Tour

Christchurch Zipline Tour

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Fly through a series of high-speed ziplines on a Christchurch Adventure Park zipline tour that gets you high in the air for sweeping views of the Southern Alps and Pacific Ocean. Zipline guides and fitted protective equipment ensure a safe, fun adventure through the Port Hills, where you’ll ride four dual ziplines that soar more than 518 feet (150 mt.) above the ground.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
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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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Tramway Restaurant 4 Course Dinner Service through Christchurch
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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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Christchurch to Queenstown via Tekapo & Mt Cook Small Group Tour
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Christchurch to Queenstown via Tekapo & Mt Cook Small Group Tour

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This small group, fully-guided day trip combines all of the key highlights in the area with the famous Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook National Park and Tasman Glacier. The ultimate way to get from Christchurch to Queenstown. Led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety. Highlights: Lake Tekapo, Church of the Good Shepard Mt Cook & Aoraki National Park Tasman Glacier, Lake Pukaki Lindis Pass, Kawarau Gorge While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Twin Harbour Tour (Lyttelton & Akaroa)

Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Twin Harbour Tour (Lyttelton & Akaroa)

Make the most of a day on land with this nature-focused shore excursion around the Banks Peninsula harbors at Lyttelton and Akaroa. Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy the two-hour nature cruise in Akaroa Harbour, where you may see rare Hector’s Dolphins. Admire views of the twin harbors, the Canterbury Plains, and Lakes Ellesmere and Forsyth, and stop at a cheese factory to learn more about local artisan produce.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Coastal Pacific Train Journey from Christchurch to Picton

Coastal Pacific Train Journey from Christchurch to Picton

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Perhaps New Zealand’s most scenic railway, the Coastal Pacific follows the South Island’s rugged Kaikoura coastline, with dramatic windblown seascapes to the right and enormous, native bush-clad mountains to the left. The journey by train from Christchurch to Picton offers an unrivaled opportunity to enjoy this landscape’s rugged beauty in comfort and class.
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  • 5 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$97.91
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Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sightseeing with Jet Boating

Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sightseeing with Jet Boating

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A day in Lyttleton can be an exhilarating experience. Speed up the weaving waterways of the Waimakariri river on a jet boat, then enjoy exploring Christchurch. Learn about the city’s rebuild post-earthquake, and travel into the Port Hills to get a view over the Canterbury Plains. This tour is designed especially to work with cruise ship timings.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Christchurch Sightseeing Pass
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Christchurch Sightseeing Pass

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Visit four top attractions in the ‘Garden City’ with a Christchurch sightseeing pass. Set your own pace with this 4-attraction pass, which you can use on different days. See the city from above on a 10-minute Christchurch Gondola ride and visit the Time Tunnel exhibit; enjoy a 30-minute punt ride by flat-bottomed boat on the serene Avon River; tour the Christchurch Botanic Gardens by open-top caterpillar bus; and discover 17 stops during a hop-on hop-off tour aboard the Christchurch Tram.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Lyttelton Shore Excursion - Christchurch City Sights

Lyttelton Shore Excursion - Christchurch City Sights

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Make the most of your time in port in Christchurch with a half-day shore excursion that takes in all the highlights. Explore downtown Christchurch, stroll around the Botanical Gardens and Monavale Gardens, and learn how the city was rebuilt after the devasting earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Continue along the scenic Summit Road, stopping to admire the views from the Sign of the Takahe, and stop at Sumner Beach for a walk along the coast.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Christchurch Gondola Ride Ticket
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Christchurch Gondola Ride Ticket

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Take an aerial journey on the Christchurch Gondola to the Port Hills crater rim and Mt Cavendish summit. At the summit complex — revamped since the 2011 earthquake — you’re rewarded with views of the cityscape, the Canterbury Plains and Lyttelton Harbour. Upgrade for admission to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens including a caterpillar bus tour, or go punting by flat-bottomed boat on the Avon River.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sights with Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sights with Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

When your cruise ship docks in Christchurch, benefit from a full-day tour that combines a half-day city tour of Christchurch with a visit to Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Take in the city’s historical landmarks and rebuilding efforts underway since the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Then head to the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve for a guided tour that includes viewing of endangered kiwi birds and other New Zealand wildlife.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Christchurch to Aoraki Mt Cook, Lunch, Dark Sky Exp, Full-Day Private Tour & Rtn

Christchurch to Aoraki Mt Cook, Lunch, Dark Sky Exp, Full-Day Private Tour & Rtn

With your own private local guide you're not going to believe the beauty and 'interesting' things you'll see on this tour. It's the people, the lakes, the bays, the sheep, cows and deer, that makes this tour so special... and SNOW! This guided tour is probably our most popular tour. We'll leave early from you hotel and drive west having a look at Christchurch on our way out. Through the rich countryside of Canterbury horticulture, dairy farms stretch for miles/Km. Further inland we'll drop into Geraldine (yummy coffee from Barkers maybe) then on to Fairlie the service town of the Mc Kenzie Country. Further on we'll see the jaw dropping beauty which is Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki, there gorgeous turquoise waters flow from the glaciers of the Southern Alps. From Lake Pukaki you'll get your first look at the highest mountain in New Zealand - Aoraki Mt Cook. Words can not do this trip justice, really!! * Guides are licensed and have passed all Police checks.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$263.05
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Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch including Coastal Pacific Train

Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch including Coastal Pacific Train

Soak in the natural beauty of New Zealand with a full-day tour to Kaikoura from Christchurch. Start with transfer to the Coastal Pacific Train for the journey north to Kaikoura, then transfer to a sturdy boat for your whale-watching cruise. Have lunch afterward, then visit a New Zealand fur seal colony and winery on the return drive to Christchurch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Discover Christchurch Tour

Discover Christchurch Tour

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This is a wonderful way to see Christchurch City. We showcase the best of the city to you and include some of the best local attractions. With a food tasting at a fabulous atmospheric venue in Central Christchurch, punting, gondola and the Christchurch Tramways this is a day out not to be missed. Excellent local guides, small group tour so you will be very well looked after throughout the day
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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