Discover the charm of Christchurch, from its relaxing parks and serene riverbanks to its sophisticated city culture. Explore the nearby sandy beaches and see breathtaking views of majestic mountains. This tour uncovers the best of this traditional city.
What to Expect
Discover charming Christchurch in just one morning, and see the best of the New Zealand city described as being "more English than England."
Begin your journey with a 1-hour tour on an open-top double-decker bus. You'll discover the fascinating history of this South Island city and see firsthand how it is recovering from the devastating earthquake of February 2010.
See the Gothic Revival architecture of Canterbury Museum and Christchurch Arts Centre, tranquil Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens, the Avon River, and the Bridge of Remembrance war memorial.
After exploring the center of Christchurch, visit the picturesque seaside village of Sumner, where you can enjoy a stroll along the beach, taking in the breathtaking views and the sounds of the crashing waves. All this and more on a half-day sightseeing tour!
- 3-hour sightseeing bus tour
Know Before You Go
The first hour of your tour is on an open-top double-decker bus (there is covered seating available downstairs). The following 2 hours are in a closed-top vehicle. Tours depart daily from Montreal Street, opposite the Christchurch Art Gallery.