Tour Description :
||9.30am to 2.00 pm approximately
Christchurch is affectionately known as the most English city in New Zealand. Travel through Cathedral Square, Town Hall, Bridge of Remembrance, The Art Center, Art Gallery, Canterbury Museum, Christ's College and original Provincial Government buildings Early European history is reflected in the outstanding stone buildings and beautiful parks and gardens.Walk through these beautiful gardens past the magnificent mansion located alongside the Avon River.
In summer months see a stunning rose display planted for the international Rose World Conference held in 1994.Travel via Hagley Park up to the Port Hills through the exclusive hillside residential area of Cashmere, Pause at this famous Landmark as your driver shows you through this magnificent building, and enjoy your Complimentary tea and coffee , while enjoying the breathtaking view (on a clear day).
Back down the Port hills and travel along their base to the Seaside suburb of Sumner. Over the hills again to the Volcanic Caldera of Lyttelton, Canterbury's Port township and then through the longest road tunnel which was completed in 1964 and now the main road between Lyttelton and Christchurch.Stunning sights of the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps from the Port Hills are a bonus on typically clear days. The tour includes informative commentary by your driver/guide.
Places of Interest:
- CENTRAL LANDMARKS.
- THE AVON RIVER.
- BOTANICAL GARDENS.
- MONA VALE.
- SIGN OF THE TAKAHE
- SUMNER BEACH
- CHRISTCHURCH GONDOLA
*PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU CAN RETURN AT YOUR OWN LEISURE USING THE CITY'S RED PUBLIC BUS TRANSPORT - (COST APPROXIMATELY $3.00 PER PERSON PAYABLE TO THE DRIVER)
Tour Operates Daily
- From 94 Worcester Street or your Hotel/Motel.
- Departs 9:30 am Terminates 12:30 pm.
- Fare includes: Listed Hotel/Motel pickups, Morning Tea, coach and tax.