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Address: 60Windermere Road Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0800-866539
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Description: Sightseeing tours including ,Aoraki Mount Cook,Christchurch garden...
Sightseeing tours including ,Aoraki Mount Cook,Christchurch garden , Akaroa, Kaikoura whalewatching ,swim with dolphins, Hanmer hot spring trips , Tranz Alpine train , wineries and hiking.I prepare homemade 2 course picnic lunches which enables us to have flexibility so that we can change our schedule if the weather is not on our side.My vehicle seats 9 clients. However am able to arrange charters of various reliable vehicles to suit clients wishes or groups size.I also speak and write Japanese so delighted to assist guests from Japan with their holidays to New Zealand.
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Great Day touring Banks Peninsula

We had a group of 5 adults sailing on Celebrity Solstice in Feb 2015. Our port stop was Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula. After a great deal of researching, I came across Craig with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Bonney Lake, Washington

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had a group of 5 adults sailing on Celebrity Solstice in Feb 2015. Our port stop was Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula. After a great deal of researching, I came across Craig with Can NZ- Day Tours. Craig was an amazing tour guide. We really felt like we were spending the day with an old friend more than a... More 

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review Chad. That was a very enjoyable day for me too and its always lovely for me as a guide to be able to introduce friends farm. I learnt a great deal that day too. We are a very young country but it was fascinating to visit the Thackers farm and hear their family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My 3 boys and I had a fantastic day with Craig we started at the Antarctic centre which was made such a relaxing fun time as Craig made it stress free.. We had the most yummy relaxing meal at Craig's own home with his lovely wife . Then we where off again for a punt on the Avon and trip... More 

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

Jackie thanks so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and I was so impressed with your childrens knowledge and intellect...I felt they knew much more than me about so many things. After our chats about Cowra I found the Tom Keneally novel Shame and Captives and really enjoyed the read...I had a great... More 

青森県青森市
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Thank you for everything! It was a great four days for us. Delicious meal, Amazing tour,Amusing conversation,Kindness of Craig's family… All things was perfect! We will never forget the four days.

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks that was such a pleasure to host you for those 4 days. Weather is always a challenge and shame that Yuichiro san missed out on the sky diving but great day in Mt Cook. Many thanks also for the lovely photos of O hanami. 本当にありがとうございました。 More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

January 10, 2015 sunny.. Mr.Craig had arrived at my daughter's the house in Christchuch in early morning. Mr.Craig's car is Nissan Caravan. We were starting to Trant's Alpin tour. Members were five including daughter family. The car was comfortable widely. And traveling to the west direction while watching the Christchurch Airport to the right hand. Vast sheep ranch was equipped... More 

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

Aki san thanks so much for your kind review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your day with me up in Arthurs Pass National Park. The Rata flowers are absolutely amazing and great that the Kea did eventually drop in to visit us just before we left. Thanks again for using my Tranz Alpine tour and I look forward... More 

Sea Isle City, New Jersey
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73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed it our Arthur's Pass tour though the weather was iffy. Craig did a great job describing everything along the way. The train ride was very good. The jet boat ride was a lot of fun. Craig provided a very healthy lunch along the river. Blue skies would have helped but that can't be helped.

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Thanks so much and delighted that you enjoyed the day. More 

Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We took Craig's tour to Mt. Cook, and our entire family enjoyed him and the tour very much; definitely a highlight of our trip to the South Island. Throughout our drive he picked perfect locations for breathtaking views, and even took some family photos for us (all of which were very good!). The food that was provided for morning tea... More 

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words Kevin. It was a real pleasure to spend the day with your family and delighted that you all so enjoyed your tour with me. Congratulations to you Kevin on creating such a great holiday for your family. I hope we get to meet again sometime in the future. kia ora Craig More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Craig took us on a tour of Christchurch where we were able to see both the heart-breaking devastation which the city suffered through the earthquakes, but also some wonderful beauty spots and glorious scenery which showed us that this city still has so much to offer. We also enjoyed a home stay with him and his partner Keiko when we... More 

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

It was totally our pleasure to host you in our home and also to take you on the tour. So glad that you enjoyed our country as much as you enjoyed my humour!!! Well done and I hope that we will meet again sometime soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Craig is a really informative guide. Although we didn't go to the planned destination because of the bad weather, thanks to Craig, we enjoyed the pleasant sunshine and admired the beautiful scenery along the way to the Arthur's Pass. We also enjoyed a relax morning tea and fantastic picnic lunch in our tour. My family and I were pleasured to... More 

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind remarks Sam. Good on you for being flexible and allowing me to make a right turn at Tai Tapu and head for Arthurs Pass . I hope your family got some great photo s and memories to take home with them. I so enjoyed my day with you all as well and glad you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It is our kids' first trip to experience weather below 10 degree celsius. Craig was warm and approachable. He was very good with them with his jokes and personal touches. We learnt much from his life outlook and can feel how much he loves his country, environment, people and animals. My kids aged 7 n 12 loved the breakfasts he... More 

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review of my tour and homestay. It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us and so glad that you enjoyed your time in Christchurch. Great experience for your children and fabulous that they so enjoyed our home , our city and our country. Great fun all round...and thanks for keeping me... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We travelled with Craig of Can NZ for a day trip to Mt Cook in March 2014. Craig was a very courteous host, gave a highly informative commentary throughout the trip, enquired as to our particular interests and was quick to point out along the way anything which he thought would fit these interests. He was also very obliging in... More 

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Address: Address: 60Windermere Road Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0800-866539
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch

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