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Join a Rebuild tour of the Christchurch central city showing at first hand the impacts on the central city and its iconic buildings while providing insights into the seismic forces at work during the significant earthquakes, and future development...more
Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Perhaps the most poignant aspect of this trip is the time spent driving though whole suburbs that no longer exist as a result of the earthquake. This, coupled with the visual destruction in the city itself puts a whole new perspective to something that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I as a passenger of red bus, on tuesday arvo roughly around 3:45pm i catch the bus with my partner from east gate,the driver name Abdul was on board welcomed us so friendly with a smile.what a driver ! Ive alws seen him greeting the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Gives a great overview of the history of Chritschurch and what a history it has. 15 years ago, this was a picture perfect city immersed in beauty and history. Then came 2 earthquakes. The city was DESTROYED !!!! I have been there several times. Before...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Nicky H, Manager at Red Bus - Rebuild Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

As a member of the public was disappointed to learn that these tours are no longer available as private tourists. Was advised by Red Bus today that the Rebuild Tour is only available to tour groups.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Nicky H, Manager at Red Bus - Rebuild Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Hi Sam, very sorry to disappoint. The Rebuild tours were very popular, however the Rebuild is now well underway.

Reviewed March 17, 2018

Pleasant trip with a good commentary from a very knowledgeable person, tidy coach with a good driver, could not fault it in any way.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Trevor G
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Due to technical reasons tendering from the ship was delayed. Therefore 2000 passengers were late for their tours. All the operators adapted to the situation - except Red Bus Ltd! They went off with 11 passengers and left 10 if us behind. I’ll say no...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Awesome tour guides are very knowledgeable able the building affected by the Earthquake and what’s happened since.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Natalie S
Reviewed October 9, 2017

This was rather an emotional tour. Our guide had been through the horrors of the earthquake and suffered home loss etc. We really appreciated where Ch Ch has got to and almost feel that we should come back again in a few years to give...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. Perfect length of time. Thank you very much to our guide (Kim) - she was extremely knowledgeable and happy to answer all our questions! It was interesting to learn about the city and be guided by someone with first hand experience...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting from Australia and a friend suggested we take the Redbus Rebuild tour. This costs $35 per adult and leaves from the Canterbury Museum at 11:30am each day (1.5 hour duration) The tour takes place aboard a large coach with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Nicky H, General Manager at Red Bus - Rebuild Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thanks for the review, we appreciate your feedback.

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Anna L
October 16, 2017|
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Response from NickyH585 | Property representative |
Sorry, the Oxford bus does not operate at weekends.
April 10, 2016|
Response from Dawnyspice |
What time are your tours today
March 22, 2015|
Response from NickyH585 | Property representative |
There is no carparking directly outside the Museum. There is parking in the Botanical Gardens carpark at the end of Armagh Street. Alternatively there is off-street parking in the area.