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Lord of the Rings - Journey to Edoras from ChristchurchFull-day Tours

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
From
US$214.20
From
US$214.20

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from ChristchurchDay Trips

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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
From
US$60.44
US$67.16
US$6.72 savings
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US$60.44
US$67.16
US$6.72 savings

Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off TramHop on Hop Off

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
From
US$16.79
From
US$16.79

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

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
From
US$251.84
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US$251.84

Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from ChristchurchDay Trips

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
From
US$400.45
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US$400.45

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

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
From
US$285.83
Price varies by group size
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US$285.83
Price varies by group size

International Antarctic Center General Admission TicketAttraction Tickets

International Antarctic Center General Admission Ticket

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Learn about Antarctic landscapes, wildlife and explorers with tickets to the International Antarctic Center in Christchurch, an award-winning experience that combines fun and education. Try to weather a harsh Antarctic storm, then hear about life on the remote Scott Base and spend some quality time with the Center’s adorable Little Blue penguins. Enjoy Hagglund rides and 4D shows, and enter the 'cuddle zone,' where you can meet, snuggle and pet the fluffy Huskies that explorers historically used to pull their Antarctic dogsleds.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$32.91
From
US$32.91
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5-Day South Island Tour from ChristchurchNature and Wildlife

5-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch

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See the top sights of the spectacular South Island on a 5-day guided coach tour, round-trip from Christchurch. Stop at Mt. Cook, New Zealand’s tallest mountain; enjoy free time to explore the adventure capital of Queenstown; take a boat cruise on Milford Sound, surrounded by steep rock walls; view Fox and Franz Josef glaciers; and travel by rail through the Southern Alps aboard the scenic TranzAlpine Express. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off, and four nights’ accommodation in Queenstown and Franz Josef.
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  • 5 days
From
US$1,288.73
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US$1,288.73

Tramway Restaurant 4 Course Dinner Service through ChristchurchDining Experiences

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
From
US$82.97
From
US$82.97

Rubicon Valley Horse Treks - 2 Hour River Trail Horse TrekNature and Wildlife

Rubicon Valley Horse Treks - 2 Hour River Trail Horse Trek

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Enjoy a guided horseback ride at a high-country sheep farm in Springfield, outside Christchurch. This horse trek takes you on a riverside trail that is suitable for the entire family. Beginning or more experienced riders can walk, trot or canter past the Waimakariri River Canyon with views of the Southern Alps. Set out in the morning or afternoon in a small group of six people per guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$89.55
From
US$89.55

Adrenalin Forest Obstacle Course in ChristchurchFun & Games

Adrenalin Forest Obstacle Course in Christchurch

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Experience the forests of New Zealand from the top down on this obstacle course in Christchurch. Book your admission ahead of time to guarantee admission to this popular attraction, where participants take on challenges like the flying fox, the Tarzan jump, the wrecking ball, and the barrels. Upgrade your experience with a GoPro rental to document your feats of strength and endurance.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$30.22
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US$30.22

 Christchurch Gondola Ride TicketAttraction Tickets

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$20.15
From
US$20.15

Akaroa Swim with Dolphins Tour from ChristchurchCultural Tours

Akaroa Swim with Dolphins Tour from Christchurch

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Enjoy a unique opportunity to swim with dolphins in the wild during an Akaroa Harbour cruise. Strap on your provided wetsuit, flippers and snorkel gear, then slip into the water to swim alongside inquisitive Hector’s dolphins. This full-day trip from Christchurch includes a drive through the South Island countryside to Akaroa. You’ll admire breathtaking points of interest such as Governor’s Bay and Lake Ellesmere en route, enjoy free time to explore Akaroa, then visit a cheese factory for a tasting session in Barry's Bay.
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  • 9 hours
From
US$211.55
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US$211.55

Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from ChristchurchDay Trips

Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch

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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$235.69
Price varies by group size
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US$235.69
Price varies by group size

Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from ChristchurchDay Trips

Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train 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
From
US$322.36
Price varies by group size
From
US$322.36
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Kaikoura Tour from ChristchurchDay Trips

Full-Day Kaikoura Tour from Christchurch

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Watch for whales, seals and dolphins on a full-day wildlife tour of Kaikoura from Christchurch. Enjoy views of surf breaks and vineyards as you cross the Canterbury Plains to Kaikoura Township, then visit a thriving colony of fur seals before browsing downtown shops. Explore the coast by catamaran on a whale watching tour, and try to spot giant sperm whales, endangered albatross and dusky dolphins. See the sun slip behind the mountains on the return trip to Christchurch for the conclusion of your tour.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$250.73
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US$250.73

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

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
From
US$298.01
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US$298.01

Mount Cook Private Day Tour via Lake Tekapo including LunchDay Trips

Mount Cook Private Day Tour via Lake Tekapo including Lunch

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Getting to Aoraki/Mount Cook from Christchurch is half the fun on this private day trip. Get a look at New Zealand’s tallest mountain and dig into a delicious buffet lunch at the Hermitage Hotel. Then take a walk in Mt. Cook National Park or stroll the village during free time. En route, admire gorgeous views from Lake Pukaki and make a stop at the alpine waters of Lake Tekapo.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$285.42
Price varies by group size
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US$285.42
Price varies by group size
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1-Day Guided Walking Tour and Picnic on Banks PeninsulaNature and Wildlife

1-Day 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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$125.36
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US$125.36

Christchurch Zipline TourCity Packages

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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US$87.31
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US$87.31

Punting on the Avon River with Optional Christchurch Gondola and Botanic Gardens TourDay Cruises

Punting on the Avon River with Optional Christchurch Gondola and Botanic Gardens Tour

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Relax on a romantic 30-minute punt (flat-bottomed boat) ride along the Avon River in Christchurch. Float past willows lining the riverbanks as a punter, dressed in traditional costume, uses a long pole to propel you and your companions across the water while providing informative commentary. You’ll row past the city center and Christchurch Botanic Gardens, which you can opt to tour by electric shuttle. Other upgrades include a Christchurch Gondola ride to the Crater Rim and/or a Christchurch Tram hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of downtown.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$18.80
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US$18.80

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

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

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Visit four boutique wineries of North Canterbury on a half-day wine-tasting tour with a delicious lunch. Departing Christchurch, you’ll taste a quality selection of wines in the up-and-coming Waipara wine region, including stops at Pegasus Bay, Torlesse, Greystone and Terrace Edge or Waipara Springs. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about Waipara’s unique micro-climate as you taste a range of world class red and white wines. Booking essential - we need a minimum of 4 people to run and you should be prepared to share your tour with others (Maximum of 6 per tour and subject to Covid-19 regulations)
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$100.74
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US$100.74
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Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour with Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Tram Gondola and Avon River PuntingAttraction Tickets

Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour with Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Tram Gondola and Avon River Punting

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Get a narrated tour of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens by electric-powered caterpillar shuttle. The ride makes frequent stops where you can disembark to explore the lovely landscapes and extensive plant collection. Combine your experience with a hop-on hop-off tour aboard the Christchurch Tram, a restored heritage vehicle that travels between 17 stops. Other optional upgrades include a punt cruise on the Avon River, a ride on the Christchurch Gondola, or a combination of all four tours.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$13.43
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US$13.43

Private Tour: 8-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Franz Josef, Wanaka and QueenstownWine Tasting

Private Tour: 8-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Franz Josef, Wanaka and Queenstown

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Visit multiple South Island highlights on this unforgettable 8-day private tour, round-trip from Christchurch. Make the journey from ‘The Garden City’ in a counter-clockwise direction, traveling with ease in your very own luxury vehicle with a private guide at the helm. The route covers Arthur’s Pass, west coast rainforests, Aoraki/Mount Cook and Queenstown, to name a few. Enjoy seven nights’ accommodation including breakfast, entry to the Franz Josef Glacier hot pools and a train ride on the TranzAlpine. Optional activities include helicopter rides and bungy jumps (own expense).
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  • 8 days
From
US$5,431.78
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US$5,431.78
Price varies by group size

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