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“Beatiful View”
Review of Avon River

Avon River
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Punting on the Avon River with Optional Christchurch Gondola and Botanic...
Ranked #16 of 237 things to do in 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.
Suwon
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66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beatiful View”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

The River is the essence of beauty in Christchurch. The bank is full with flowers, grass and various trees. We visited in Sept so cherry blossom trees are beuatiful with their flowers. Taking a boat in Avon Rivker sounds a good choice during the stay in Chrischurch.

Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Punting on the Avon was one of our highlights in Christchurch. Very comfortable seats and you even get a blanket each. The 'punter?' tells you all about the trees and river as you make you're way up.

Visited July 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful river”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Just follow the river through the central city and just enjoy. A truly wonderful experience. This river does run through Christchurch and the botanical gardens.

Visited June 2013
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Adelaide
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41 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good location”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

On a nice day its beautiful to walk along the track in the botanic gardens that goes along the river. There are plenty of benches along the paths too so you can sit & watch the 'punts' (gondola's) go up & down the river & admire the beautiful gardens

Visited May 2013
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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728 reviews
507 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
“Avon River is worth seeing”
Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

You should not miss out on visiting the Avon River when you visit Christchurch. Whether it is an earthquake city or not. It is a lovely peaceful setting beside the Avon River

Visited December 2012
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