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“Very tranquil”
Review of Avon River

Avon River
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Punting on the Avon River with Optional Christchurch Gondola and Botanic...
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Christchurch City Walking Tour
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The Original Bike Tour of Christchurch
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Owner description: A unique part of the city, the Avon River sustains a diverse plant and animal life and is a source of many recreational activities.
Reviewed April 24, 2013

Whether you choose to walk or ride in a punt, the Avon is a lovely tranquil place to visit. The Willows hanging over the river reminded me of England.

Thank Jalaky
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

I walked along the banks of the Avon, and was delighted to see folk still punting on the river. There is a very English feel to the river environs, in spite of the obvious damage to nearby houses. A shady respite with birdlife frequenting the river itself. It retains a peaceful English feel even though the bridges are damaged somewhat in the city.

Thank Madeleine44
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

We have punted twice on the Avon. Some of the bridges have been damaged by the earthquake but it is still charming and we were able to see more earthquake damage from the boat

Thank ToBeOrNot
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

We enjoyed the punt in the river with our entire family. Riding in a mokoro in Christchurch was a neat way to see the town. Locals in Christchurch seem to be fitness crazy folk. I would strongly recommend this to anyone visiting this part of the world.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Just beautiful to walk beside ,hire a canoe, jump on a punt, picnic beside,restaurants etcLovely trees all around-special

Thank Jokemuss
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