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Christchurch Tramway

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Address: 7 Tramway Lane, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-366 7830
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Description: Hop on board one of our heritage trams for an entertaining and informative...
Hop on board one of our heritage trams for an entertaining and informative tour of the inner city! Use the trams to explore must-see attractions including the Canterbury Museum, Botanic Gardens, the Re:START container mall and New Regent Street. Your ticket is valid for one day and allows you to jump on and off the trams as you please. Tickets are available from the Tram Drivers and Tram Hosts, or from the Tram Shop in Cathedral Junction. Welcome aboard!
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Easy way to see the City.

The tram offers a comfortable and easy way to get around the city of Christchurch. The tram drivers offer a great commentary and you are able to hop on and off all day on the one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Trisha D
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Sydney, Australia
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A great way to see the city and so relaxing. The staff were very informative and also very funny. A must do activity while in CHCH.

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

What a great way to get around, last year we were there and there was only a small proportion of the track open. It only had about 4 stops, where now it has about 15 stops. Also of a night there is a Dinner Tram that runs from 7.00pm till 10.00pm. What an excellent way to spend a night. Fantastic... More 

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Our boys love this tram ride. A top Christchurch tourist attraction and very interesting commentary through old central Christchurch. The trams are fully restored and kept very clean. The trams are always available as the trip repeats the circuit every 10 minutes so no waiting for a ride.

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melbourne
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Taking the historic trams around the city is a great way to see the city and the commentry by the drivers was excellent. In saying that it was disturbing to see the damage still evident from the earthquake Christchurch suffered in 2011.

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

One of the best things to do in Christchurch! Get your day pass and explore the city, hopping on and off when you like. Score the drivers on their knowledge and sense of humour. Then do it all again the next day!!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It was a charming ride especially through Cashel street. We were lucky to see the Christchurch wizard perform too on one of the special days. There was music, dance and enjoyable, despite being short. choosing days like 'Canterbury or Christchurch day' is recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The tram offers a comfortable and easy way to get around the city of Christchurch. The tram drivers offer a great commentary and you are able to hop on and off all day on the one ticket. It was quite sad to see a great city like Christchurch with so much devastation. But it is showing signs of rebuilding and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Trams are back and they are slowly making their way out to the suburbs....slowly I said but a round-robin tourist trip is worth a go if you can afford the price!!

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Alexandra, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Have ridden the trams many times before, i was so pleased to see them up and running again i hoped on for a wee trip around the loop, Because of damage they are not yet running the complete loop as in the past, however they have laid new tracks which are soon to be commissioned, so watch out for new... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The track has been (more or less) restored with a spur added into the area of most davastation. The Driver/Guides know the area well and the trip is much enhanced by their knowledgeable and humorous commentary

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