Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch


For those wanting a quick tour of the most popular tourist attractions, we've picked our favorite sightseeing tours in Christchurch.

Christchurch Gondola and Punt on the Avon River

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsEnjoy 360-degree views of Christchurch from the Christchurch Gondola cable carClimb aboard an Edwardian flat-bottomed boat for a punt down the Avon RiverTravel through beautiful Hagley Park or Christchurch city centerDescriptionSee Christchurch from a different perspective with a combined Punt along the Avon River aboard a classic flat-bottomed boat, and a ticket for the Christchurch Gon... More info

Christchurch Gondola and Tram City Tour Combo

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsSee the sights of Christchurch by antique tramRide the Christchurch Gondola cable carUse your combo ticket to take walks on Mount Cavendish or visit the Botanic GardensDescriptionClimb aboard the Christchurch Gondola cable car and enjoy spectacular 360-degree views across the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps as you glide across the slopes of Mount Cavendish in the Port Hills. See as... More info

Christchurch: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour by Vintage Tram

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsExplore the sights of Christchurch by vintage tramSee how Christchurch has developed since the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011Jump off at sights such as the Canterbury Museum and Botanic GardenStroll in the urban oasis of Hagley ParkDescriptionClimb aboard a vintage tram for a unique tour of Christchurch, and see the “Garden City” at your own pace with a full-day hop-on and hop-off tram... More info

Mount Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour from Christchurch

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsEnjoy a day trip from Christchurch to discover incredible glaciers, lakes and riversSample award-winning cheese at a local cheese factory in GeraldineTake a stroll in the Alpine Lavender Farm (December-March)Admire Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and stunning alpine sceneryCapture some beautiful moments during a stop at Lupin fields (November-January)DescriptionExperie... More info

Arthur's Pass: TranzAlpine Train and Castle Hill Day Tour

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsEmbark on the incredible train journey from Christchurch to Arthur's PassEnjoy a walk with crisp alpine air, unforgettable mountain vistas, and waterfallsEncounter chatty alpine parrots at Otira Viaduct lookoutCapture mirror images at Lake PearsonAdmire the majestic limestone boulders at Castle HillDescriptionExperience the South Island's remarkable natural landscapes by taking a journey... More info

From Christchurch: Helicopter Flight to Akaroa

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsEnjoy a 45 minute scenic helicopter flight from Christchurch to AkaroaTake in the aerial view of a gorgeous French inspired seaside village in the Banks PeninsulaTake in the spectacular sight of the city, beach, and coastal line from the skyDescriptionEmbark on a helicopter flight from Christchurch that follows the spectacular rugged coastline until you head inland to Akaroa harbour. Th... More info

Scenic Tour & Lord of the Rings from Christchurch

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsExperience an optional, truly unique wagon ride at Erewhon Station, a genuine high country working sheep and cattle stationSee the magnificent southern alps of New Zealand with scenery stops including Middle Earth from the Lord of the Rings along the wayEnjoy a tour with a lively, entertaining and highly knowledgeable tour guideRelax in a roomy Mercedes-Benz bus with free WiFi and extra-... More info

New Zealand: 9 Day South Island Tour

Best Sightseeing Tours In Christchurch

HighlightsListen to the power of Thunder Creek Falls as it crashes onto the rocksGaze across the surface of Lake Matheson where Mount Cook is reflectedTake all the time you need to explore Queenstown with your own itineraryStudy the stars at the Dark Sky Project on the peaceful shores of Lake TekapoCraft your own greenstone jewelery in a traditional workshop on the West CoastDescriptionBegin an ep... More info