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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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US$82.45
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US$82.45

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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US$23.09
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US$23.09

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve Day Entry
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Willowbank Wildlife Reserve Day Entry

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Book advance tickets to Willowbank Wildlife Reserve for guaranteed kiwi sightings and up-close access to native New Zealand species. Booking Willowbank Wildlife Reserve tickets online combines the convenience of advance planning with the flexibility to arrive at any time of day, making it easy to fit this wildlife experience into a full day of travel or sightseeing.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$21.44
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US$21.44

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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US$23.09
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US$23.09

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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US$286.92
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US$286.92

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$140.99
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US$140.99

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Tour
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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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US$210.36
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US$210.36
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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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US$247.34
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US$247.34

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$393.29
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US$393.29

Lord of the Rings - Journey to Edoras from Christchurch
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Lord of the Rings - Journey to Edoras from Christchurch

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Visit Edoras of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ fame on this full-day excursion by 4WD vehicle to the peak of New Zealand’s Mt Sunday. Get a look at exclusive photos of Edoras under construction and learn from a knowledgeable LOTR guide about its transformation from tranquil countryside to mythical capital city of the Rohan people. Pose with replica props from the popular trilogy, such as Aragorn’s sword, Gimli’s axe and the flag of Rohan. Includes round-trip hotel transport from Christchurch plus a picnic lunch with sparkling wine.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$197.21
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US$197.21

Aoraki-Mt Cook Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre scenic day tour from Christchurch
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$280.72
Price varies by group size
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US$280.72
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Christchurch to ARTHUR'S PASS by TRANZALPINE train, rtn by car - Full Day - Pvt

Christchurch to ARTHUR'S PASS by TRANZALPINE train, rtn by car - Full Day - Pvt

With your own local guide join one of the worlds great trains BUT on this tour you'll experience the ride in this world famous scenic train AND explore the return by road with your local guide. They are two very different extraordinary journeys. Featuring the Canterbury Planes, gorges, horseshoe bends, waterfalls, bridges, viaducts and braided rivers, both tours are 5/5. Christchurch, Arthurs Pass by scenic train returning by car. We'll meet you at your hotel and take you to the train at 07:15 and meet you again in Arthur's Pass around 10:30. We'll have time in Arthur's to check out the magical Devils Punch Bowl Falls and take a trip to Otira to the Otira Stagecoach Hotel. We'll be back in Christchurch around 5:00pm. Total tour 10 hours. * Guides are licensed and have passed all Police checks.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$392.45
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US$392.45
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Wine trail and Christchurch City day tour
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Wine trail and Christchurch City day tour

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Experience the Waipara wine valley and the city of Christchurch during this full-day, guided, small-group tour with transportation in a luxury mini-van. See the city sights as your guide provides commentary and recommendations of what to do in New Zealand’s largest city. Look out at Lyttelton Port and the Canterbury farmlands from atop Port Hills and head north to the region’s wine country to visit boutique vineyards.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$263.83
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US$263.83

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Small Group Tour (Nature Cruise or Dolphin Swim)

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Small Group Tour (Nature Cruise or Dolphin Swim)

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Wander the charming village of Akaroa, and opt for either a harbor cruise or dolphin swim on this small-group tour from Christchurch. Start with a scenic drive through the magnificent Banks Peninsula where you’re treated to summit views of Akaroa Harbour, the Canterbury Plains and the distant Southern Alps. Sample locally made cheeses at a cheese factory, explore Akoroa and enjoy a cafe lunch before a nature cruise or dolphin swim alongside Hector's dolphins. Numbers are limited to eight people for a personalized experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$296.81
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US$296.81

Kaikoura Day Tour with Whale Watching
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Kaikoura Day Tour with Whale Watching

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Travel to Kaikoura from Christchurch on a small-group full-day tour that includes a whale-watching cruise. Look for whales, dolphins, and other wildlife during the whale-watching cruise, and get great views of the Kaikoura Range and Pacific Ocean. You’ll also stop for a cafe lunch, visit a Waipara winery (if time allows), and go to viewpoints where you can spot New Zealand fur seals.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$392.45
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US$392.45

Kaikoura Quad Bike Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Quad Bike Tour from Christchurch

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Explore the rustic Kaikoura countryside by quad bike on this action-packed off-road adventure. You’re driven from Christchurch through the eastern landscapes of the South Island to Kaikoura, where you’ll take the helm in your own all-terrain vehicle, following your guide in a caravan after some free time to explore the town. Motor over a backcountry route of winding trails, grassy slopes and the Haumuri Bluffs with views of the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 11 hours
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US$230.85
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US$230.85

2-Day Christchurch to Queenstown Tour via West Coast

2-Day Christchurch to Queenstown Tour via West Coast

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Travelers short on time in the South Island will love this handy two-day tour from Christchurch to Queenstown (or vice versa) via the spectacular West Coast. You’ll travel by train across the Southern Alps, emerging on the West Coast at Greymouth. Travel south through towns rich in history, culture, and natural beauty – including Hokitika and Franz Josef – before crossing the Haast Pass to mountainous Queenstown.
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  • 1 day 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,547.82
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US$1,547.82

Christchurch to Queenstown One-Way Tour (or in reverse)

Christchurch to Queenstown One-Way Tour (or in reverse)

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Avoid the stress of navigating and planning with a one-way tour and transfer from Christchurch to Queenstown, or vice versa. In addition to stopping at ideal locations for photo opportunities throughout the trip, your guide offers stories and commentary about historic landmarks and landscapes along the way. Lunch and tea stops are included for your convenience.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$875.05
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US$875.05
Price varies by group size

Full-day Akaroa Tour with Penguins Safari and Wine Tasting

Full-day Akaroa Tour with Penguins Safari and Wine Tasting

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Take time out to connect with nature and delight in a nature safari encompassing the wild penguins at Flea Bay. How peaceful is that! To complete your day, enjoy an end-of-day wine tasting (or non-alcoholic beverage) and afternoon platter at the very special French Peak vineyard.. Your journey to Akaroa takes in the stunning scenery of the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline and farmlands. Stopovers include the award winning Barrys Bay Cheese factory at Duvauchelle, and the quaint Little River Café & Gallery. You can also enjoy wandering around the French-inspired township of Akaroa (during the day, you will have a little over 3 hours spare time to wander in and around at your own pace).
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$143.52
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US$143.52

Christchurch to GREYMOUTH by TRANZALPINE Train Rtn by Car Full Day Private Local

Christchurch to GREYMOUTH by TRANZALPINE Train Rtn by Car Full Day Private Local

With your own local guide join one of the worlds great trains BUT on this tour you'll experience the ride in this world famous scenic train AND explore the return by road. They are two very different extraordinary journeys. Featuring the Canterbury Planes, gorges, horseshoe bends, waterfalls, bridges, viaducts and braided rivers, both ways are 5/5. Christchurch through to Greymouth by scenic train, a journey of around 5 hours, returning by luxury car. We'll meet you at your hotel and take you to the train at 07:15. Meet you again in Greymouth around 12:30pm. After lunch (own cost) we'll head our way back to Christchurch in our Luxury car/minivan. We'll have time for the Otira Stagecoach Hotel. In Arthur's Pass we'll check out the magical Devils Punch Bowl Falls. We'll be driving through recognisable scenery from Lord of The Rings, Porters Pass and historic Springfield. Loads of time to just look and loads of time to wander about. * Police approved & Licensed Guides.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$458.41
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US$458.41
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Private Tour to Mt. Sunday (Edoras) Lord Of The Rings

Private Tour to Mt. Sunday (Edoras) Lord Of The Rings

Travel at your own pace with a local driver-guide My trips are flexible and can tailor to suit. Enjoy live commentary along the way and answer any questions you may have
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$949.34
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US$949.34
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Akaroa Eco-Safari with Alpaca Farm Tour and Wine Tasting

Akaroa Eco-Safari with Alpaca Farm Tour and Wine Tasting

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This full-day tour to Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula is ideal for travelers with a range of interests, as you’ll visit animal, food, and nature-related attractions. Visit an alpaca farm, where you can feed the furry animals and enjoy an interactive tour. Stop at a cheese factory and a winery to sample some of the peninsula’s finest produce and to learn more about its French connections.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.97
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US$132.97

Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Experience & Scenic Day Tour

Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Experience & Scenic Day Tour

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Enjoy a rustic day out in nature, experiencing epic landscapes that featured in The Lord of the Rings films. Starting from Christchurch, this convenient tour will take you out to the Canterbury Plains and a working sheep station. There you can enjoy touring the countryside on a wagon pulled by large Clydesdale horses. This is a fun and relaxing way of experiencing the area, and a great alternative to hiking.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$207.55
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US$207.55
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