Tours in Christchurch

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6+ hours
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6+ hours
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6+ hours
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Bus Tours
5–6 hours
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$78.39
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Adventure Tours
2–3 hours
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$94.72
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Rail Tours
2–3 hours
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$81.66
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Day Trips
11–12 hours
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$278.03
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Adventure Tours
20 minutes
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$163.31
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Bus Tours
5–6 hours
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Bus Tours
10–11 hours
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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  • anjukris
    5 contributions
    This day trip along with one to Lake Tekapo and Mt.Cook organized by NZSI were the highlights of our trip to the South Island. Mr. Anuj.K was an excellent tour guide and driver. He was very thoughtful, kind and considerate. He also clicked some great photographs of us. The hikes were refreshing and the look-out points were breathtaking. In general, the itinerary was concise and was followed to the T! We will definitely consider NZSI for future trips to the South Island.
    Written December 21, 2020
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  • Andrew
    11 contributions
    Great trip with an excellent guide. We stopped at several great lookout points in the morning, and the glacier walk had some incredible views
    Written July 24, 2022
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  • Greg255119
    Dunedin, New Zealand8 contributions
    Such a relaxing way to travel and great to just sit back and watch the views go by. So much better than driving over. The cafe car provides good sustenance and a good range. There were longish ques each time I visited, both ways, but good opportunity to chat with your fellow passengers. The audio commentary provided was very interesting. Recommend staying in Greymouth overnight (or longer) rather than doing the same day return trip. Recommend inquiring via Great Journeys about packages as we did.
    Written June 11, 2021
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  • Pau D
    2 contributions
    We did the TranzAlpine to Greymouth return. The staff were all professional, helpful and friendly. It was almost perfect weather so the views were excellent. The food was selection was very good; the food and drink prices were reasonable and lower than I had expected (please don't put them up). Seating comfortable.
    Written May 27, 2022
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  • Stephen G
    Wilton, CT2 contributions
    We took the all day tours of Arthur's pass and surroundings from Christchurch (no train included, driving only). Our driver/guide, Stuart, was sensational. Very friendly, super knowledgable. He tailored the tour to our likings and we saw some amazing scenery, took some lovely short hikes through forests. I would recommend this tour to anyone.
    Written July 31, 2022
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  • K Thew-Thin
    1 contribution
    Wonderfully run family business, highly recommend, so much wildlife to see amongst breathtaking scenery.
    Written August 6, 2022
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  • Captain R
    Christchurch, New Zealand4 contributions
    We had a blast.
    Graham was super friendly and very knowledgeable about the area.
    All the wineries we great fun and we learnt loads about wines we already enjoy.
    This was a gift from a friend for my wife and I.
    Written August 12, 2022
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  • Mario M
    Richmond, Australia22 contributions
    An excellent experience from the booking process onwards. Geoff was very professional in his approach and execution of all communication.

    Our pilot Matt was an excellent pilot and guide - very informative and eased my wife's concerns about flying.

    The tour itself was well thought out and we enjoyed a variety of wineries and wines!

    Overall, an excellent day out and highly recommended.
    Written July 31, 2022
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  • alexhoather
    Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
    Couldn't recommend these guys enough. Everything was so well organised and we had a great time. Friendly & knowledgeable local staff and who go the extra mile to ensure you have a great time. Well established organisation but you didn't just feel like a number being ferried around. We will use Cheeky again!
    Written July 23, 2022
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  • SOC100
    Christchurch, New Zealand58 contributions
    We did the night ziplining at the start of the night zipping (winter) great night views over the city while zipping down the lines.
    Make sure you wear plenty of warm clothes, there is a bit of waiting around while everyone in the group has their turn but group sizes are limited so you aren't waiting for ever.
    You get fitted into a modern sitting harness so no uncomfortable straps around your legs.
    Lots of fun & looking forward to going again during the day time.
    Written May 14, 2022
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  • Fail1
    San Diego, CA102 contributions
    Did this as a solo traveler. The train car itself is 1920’s era, very well maintained, and beautiful. The meal was good, but understand that they are serving the entire train at the same time, on a single tram car. The meals would have to be prepared in advance so if you go expecting Michelin-rated food, you’re headed for disappointment. I had the Monkfish, the portion was quite large and it was tasty. Overall, the experience was 2.5 hr. I don’t think I’d do it again, but it was worth doing once for sure!
    Written May 26, 2022
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  • StevieOC
    Melbourne, Australia14 contributions
    A fantastic experience and wonderful service. Our driver and guide, Anuj, took good care of us on our trip to lakes Tekapo and Pukaki. His commentary and local knowledge was appreciated, as was his flexibility in moving the schedule around owing to a change in the weather (making for some stunning views). The journey makes for a long day, but the transport and company makes for a comfortable ride. I highly recommend NZSI tours and would use them again.
    Written November 11, 2018
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  • Treena
    1 contribution
    Thank you Kevin for our wonderful day, and for going that extra mile to describe all of the surroundings to Charlie who is blind, we learnt so many new things because of your extensive knowledge of the area. Otira Hotel was such a great experience. If your considering doing this tour then go for it! You will not be disappointed. visiting the farm of Trevor and Heather was such a delight.
    Written July 17, 2021
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  • Bruce and Ange
    3 contributions
    Seeing the Hectors dolphins was the highlight of the trip but we enjoyed the entire trip. The van guide was knowledgeable and the lunch was great.
    The boat trip was great and the captain's commentary was brilliant
    Written April 2, 2022
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  • AraleMelbourne
    Melbourne, Australia368 contributions
    We didn't pre-book as we were unsure which day we would come. We arrived around 1.30pm on the friday before their long weekend and it wasn't very busy. We are a family of 4 and we found the family combo tickets to be worth while. We ended up getting the gondola and punting family combo. You do not have to do both activities on the same day.

    The gondola rides are around 6 mins each way. At the top of the mountain, there are deck views as well as walk out views. The views are stunning even on a winter's day. My camera was not good enough to capture what my eyes could see.

    The cafe is a nice place to rest your feet if you went for a bit of a walk around. Staff are friendly and prices are reasonable. It was a pity that the Time Tunnel has closed.
    Written June 24, 2022
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