Hop-on hop-off tour

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

Activity provider: Christchurch Attractions
Hop-on hop-off tour

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

Activity provider: Christchurch Attractions

From US$ 18.49 per person

See the sights of the Garden City with a full-day ticket to the tram in Christchurch. Hop on and hop off the heritage vehicle all day to explore attractions in the area.

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  • Explore the sights of Christchurch by vintage tram
  • See how Christchurch has developed since the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011
  • Jump off at sights such as the Canterbury Museum and Botanic Garden
  • Stroll in the urban oasis of Hagley Park
Full description
Climb 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 ticket. Travel through the regenerated city center to see innovative architecture, See how the city center has been rebuilt after the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Listen to a fascinating commentary from your driver as you take a full circuit in just 50 minutes, or jump on and off at leisure at 18 stops. The tram currently starts at Cathedral Junction and travels through Cathedral Square, before passing the River Avon. Jump off at the Canterbury Museum, just a short stroll from the Botanic Garden and Arts Center. Discover the city’s largest urban space at Hagley Park, or explore the boutique stores of New Regent Street, New Zealand’s “Most Beautiful Street.”
  • Full-day ticket for the vintage tram
  • On board commentary
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    The tram loop starts at Cathedral Junction. However, you can also board the tram at any of the 18 stops along the city route by presenting your reference number.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • Trams run every 15 minutes from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Summer, October-March and from 10:00 AM to 4:00 OM in winter, April-September
    • Children under 15 years old are free of charge
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 123 reviews

    Review summary

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    I had a wheelchair which could be folded up. This was coped with by the conductor but NZ in general is NOT disabled friendly. The step onto the tram was high and a stool was sometimes provided to bridge the space. I wouldn’t want to be traveling alone if disabled.

    March 14, 2023

    This is a perfect way to see the city when you have limited time. It gives you an overview and you can then choose to visit the areas you like for a longer time. Very informative about main aspects of Christchurch and it's history. Driver was entertaining and had all the facts at his fingertips.

    February 27, 2023

    Very easy to book online, we were able to collect the tickets on arrival in Christchurch. Trams run a figure of eight around the city centre and take in the majority of sites to see. The driver was very friendly and knowledgeable, outlining the history of the area and relevant places to visit. Well worth doing a complete circuit if time allows and then return to your favourites. Definitely recommend it to get the most out of your trip.

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    February 2, 2023

    Product ID: 58043