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Hassle Free Tours

638 reviews
Christchurch, New Zealand
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About Hassle Free Tours
Hassle-free Tours is an award winning company that specialises in offeirng unique tour experiences in Auckland and Christchurch. Hassle-free Tours is a small privately owned business which has been operating since early 2003. We believe a tour is about more than 'just seeing the sights'. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and giving our guests memorable experiences that will last a life-time. From city sightseeing tours on-board classic and new, open and closed top, double decker buses, to visiting a Lord of the Rings movie location, speeding through the Waimak Gorge in a jet boat, watching whales and dolphins in Kaikoura, and riding on the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch, Hassle-free Tours offers a myriad of tour experiences for everyone to enjoy.
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12 reviews
From Auckland Zoo and the Sky Tower to shopping hot spots and coastal views, Auckland is a sightseer’s dream destination—but reaching the far-flung landmarks on foot takes time and effort. With this hop-on hop-off bus tour, spin through the City of Sails in comfort and hit the sites with ease. Choose a 24- or 48-hour pass, and enjoy the freedom to explore Auckland at your own pace.
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$23.99 per adult
124 reviews
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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$204.93 per adult
Christchurch Sightseeing Tour by Classic Double-Decker Bus
42 reviews
These Hop on Hop Off 'Soaring Kiwi Tours' are the very best way to experience the 'magic' of Christchurch!  With a mix of open and closed top double-decker buses, you will ride in comfort and style, enjoying spectacular views from the top deck. See first-hand the exciting rebuild that is taking place after the devastating 2011 earthquakes. Enjoy fantastic views from the top deck of our double decker-buses, while being entertained by the commentary from our local Kiwi guides. Chose from our 1 hour Central Tour Route or 2 hour Discover Route or for the complete tour take advantage of the savings with our Combo Tour Pass. 48 Hour Combo Passes also include free entry to Quake City!
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$23.99 per adult
Full-Day Kaikoura Tour from Christchurch
12 reviews
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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$239.89 per adult
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kris our driver was great with all the info. He was friendly and helpful. My cousin also enjoyed the tour.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kokakocalling
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you so much for your great review of our Christchurch City Tour. We are thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time on-board with Kris and found his commentary fun and informative. We hope you were able to capture some...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day out today with Kris. Very informative easy to get on and off. Group of 7 age range 16 to 89 we all had a great day. Defiantly recommend for all agesMore

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andread51
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for joining us on our Christchurch Soaring Kiwi City Tours! Thank you for your great review - we really appreciate you taking the time to write and we love to hear that you had such a good day out with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour takes you out to Mt Potts and the scene/former set of Edoras in the Lord of the Rings ... Marie was the guide/driver and she was very informative, punctual, generous and kind, hope you get her as your guide. It can get cold,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CalidudeUSC
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your journey to Edoras with Maria. We really appreciate your comments about Maria and agree she is awesome! We will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barry is a wonderful and highly personable guide who made our trip to Kaikoura very enjoyable! He shared lots of great stories and information about New Zealand as a whole. Due to bad weather our boat trip was cancelled and we were rebooked to an...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Anita P
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora Anita and thank you so much for your wonderful review of our Kaikoura Tour! We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your day out with Barry, exploring our beautiful region, learning about our history and meeting the local marine-life. It's a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the one hour Christchurch central tour and it was the perfect amount of time to learn about the history of Christchurch, its landmarks, and the rebuilding of the city after the earthquakes. The bus guide was so informative and funny! A simple but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your awesome review of our Christchurch Soaring Kiwi Hop on Hop off City Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed exploring Christchurch and learning the history of our city. Our dedicated team work hard to ensure our commentaries are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very wonderful tour with the driver/guide Barry! The boat tour was cancelled due to the weather or other situation, but he changed it to a flight tour - wings over whales! It was a great experience! And we were so lucky to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jeremyjesse
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for joining us on our Kaikoura day tour, it sounds like you had a fantastic experience despite not being able to get out on the boat trip! We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your day out with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good tour! Our driver, Barry, was extremely friendly, accommodating and was a really interesting tour guide. Would definitely recommend!More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Emmoello
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for joining us on our Kaikoura tour. We hope you spotted lots of whales and enjoyed the spectacular scenery from your great vantage point up in the air on your scenic flight! Thank you for taking the time to leave...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Her name was Dorothy and she was a lovely old school London double decker bus. A great way to see the city, only and hour tour with the option to Hop on and Hop off. Our Tour guide Kris was charming and jam-packed with knowledge,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank WestiesInNew
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for joining us on our Soaring Kiwi Christchurch city tour and for your lovely review! We'll pass on your awesome comments to Kris directly - it's great to hear you had such a good time listening to his commentary and found...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the Edoras tour with Michael and it was awesome. He talked the entire time, brought props, and got us there safely. The lunch was good and the whole experience took you straight to middle earth. A great little day trip to see some...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank V3205IFemilyr
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your Journey to Edoras with Micheal. We are extremely fortunate to have a team of dedicated and passionate drivers and...More

Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

A great day out!! I've looked forward to visiting Edoras for practically years and this tour was absolutely amazing and made my visit better than I could have imagined! The props were a great addition as well as the photos from the movies. Really a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Hyrsky9
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

Kia Ora and thank you for your awesome review of our Lord of the Rings Tour! We are so thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your day with Kris - learning about the making of the movies in this spectacular location and taking in...More

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Response from HassleFreeToursNZ | Property representative |
Kia Ora, thank you for your query. We are pleased to confirm that Kaikoura is recovering well from the recent earthquakes and the Inland Scenic Road, and State Highway One, are both open allowing access from Christchurch to... More
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