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Discover Christchurch Tour

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Enjoy a fun and informative Christchurch City tour on-board our classic double decker buses. At 9am you will depart on a 2hr tour exploring the outer suburbs of Christchurch. We journey up the Port Hills to enjoy incredible views of the city...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rolleston Avenue | Canterbury Museum, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Loved this tour. The driver was excellent and knowledgeable. It's amazing to see how Christchurch is faring after the earthquake. There was really good information around the rebuilding process. It's also sombering to see the once beautiful homes perched on the cliffs overlooking the ocean...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Michelle S
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Kia Ora and thank you for your lovely review of our Christchurch Soaring Kiwi City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed exploring Christchurch with us and learning the history of our city. We work hard to ensure our commentaries are entertaining and informative so...More

Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We decided to do the 1 hour city tour on a very cold and windy day. Terry our driver gave us a very warm welcome and offered blankets as we wanted to sit on the open air top deck. The tour was excellent. Terry was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Kia Ora and thank you so much for your wonderful review of our City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with Terry and have passed on your lovely comments. We agree that Terry's commentary is pretty fantastic - he loves to entertain...More

Reviewed October 24, 2017

Our guide Karl was excellent and was passionate about his city, Christchurch. We toured the areas hit hardest in the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, which are still undergoing vast reconstruction, and gave us an interesting picture of what the people of this wonderful city have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bev C
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Kia Ora and thank you so much for your wonderful review of our City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with Karl and have passed on your lovely comments. We hope you left our city with happy life-long memories and some great...More

Reviewed June 13, 2017

Novelty of a genuine London double decker and a chance to see the sights with a good dose of info you wouldnt learn otherwise. I was skeptical but definitely worth the effort and small feeMore

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ashofmelbourne
HassleFreeToursNZ, Front Office Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us, learning more about Christchurch and viewing the 'sights'. We hope to welcome you back again one day in the future and wish you...More

Reviewed June 8, 2017

We arrived at the top 10 holiday park at Christchurch ready to drop of the campervan, we thought we would do a Christchurch tour, as we had done the tram around Christchurch we decided to do the three hour discover Christchurch tour, we boarded a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Guru652015
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with Steve, learning more about Christchurch and enjoying the view from our top deck! Thanks to our ever-changing city, our tours are very different...More

Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

The tour was great I was the only person on the bus so it was more 1-2-1 Steve was very knowledgeable I learnt so much about Christchurch in the 3 hour tour. At the stops he would point out the best place to go for...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jake E
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with Steve, learning about Christchurch and viewing the 'sights'. We hope to welcome you back again one day in the future and wish you all...More

Reviewed March 25, 2017

We did both the one-hour city highlights and the two-hour (which turned into nearly three-hour) tour of surrounding areas. + Very knowledgeable and entertaining guide + Good itinerary and coverage + Good value for money - Pre-paid/pre-booked customers should be let on the bus first...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Kia Ora and thank you for your honest review of our City Tours. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the commentary and tour, and appreciate your comments regarding preferential seating. All pre-paid/booked customers are allowed onto the bus first and those who are collected on...More

Reviewed February 6, 2017

There are two options, a one hour tour of the City Centre on an open top bus and an extended tour adding another two hours of the wider Christchurch area. The cost of the former was $35 and the latter $69. We opted for the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Robin G
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2017

Thank you for your feedback and review. We are extremely disappointed to hear that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. We do work hard to ensure our tour route covers all the 'must see' sights and that our commentary is entertaining and...More

Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I have to admit to being a little skeptical about the value of this tour before attending. I am so pleased we did this. Our driver/guide, Adrian, was absolutely magnificent as he drove us around providing a live narration of what we were seeing. Offering...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2017

Thanks so much for your honest review of our Discover Christchurch 3 hr tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed exploring Christchurch with Adrian and learning all about our heritage. We hope you enjoyed your time in New Zealand and wish you all the best...More

Reviewed December 11, 2016

Excellent drivers and guides. (Brian, Scott and Steve.) THe men made for a great fun tour with lots of information about the town and it's history. Fantastic classic red double decker London buses ensures you dont miss a thing! So much to see and experience....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Caz G
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2016

Thanks so much for your honest review of our Discover Christchurch 3 hr tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed exploring Christchurch with us and learning all about our heritage. We hope to welcome you back another time. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and New...More

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Kia Ora, The tour departs from outside the Canterbury Museum on Rolleston Ave. Please be aware that this tour is operating its winter hours at the moment and departs daily at 10am and 2pm. We look forward to seeing you on... More
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