Hop-on hop-off tour

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

4.8 / 5

69 reviews

Activity provider: Christchurch Attractions

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

Activity provider: Christchurch Attractions

From US$ 17.24 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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Experience

Highlights
  • 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.”
Includes
  • Full-day ticket for the vintage tram
  • On board commentary
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • All participants who are over 12 years and 3 months old must present proof of full vaccination

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    Meeting point

    The tram loop starts at Cathedral Junction, but you can board the tram at any of the 17 stops along the route

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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
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    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 69 reviews

    Review summary

    • Transportation
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5
    • Service
      4.8/5

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    me and my mum had a wonderful time on the tran , all the conductors and drivers were spontaneous & very knowledgeable giving us a tour around Christchurch cbd ' I highly recommend using the tram when travelling around town , there was never a dull moment , each person on all 3 trams were an absolute delight. for our first experience visiting Christchurch it was the BEST !

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    March 6, 2022

    Amazing recovery from the earyhquake

    We arrived by coach from the Majestic Princess in Akaroa to be dropped off at Gloucester Street, taking the tram down through the city. The gardens, Avon River, into Cathedral Square, around through Regent Street, full of great cafes, coffee shops. Continuing on down into the main commercial and business district, which has been remarkably been rebuilt to new standards to protect from earthquakes. Making our return down High Street, we proceeded back down the loop to the Arts and Gardens sector, riding on this great vintage tram.

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    March 16, 2019

    Wonderful experience for a local (me) to keep up with all the changes.

    Will be recommending to others (local and visitors) as a unique and informative experience. Great tram driver, friendly with a touch of humour. Loved the options of all day, on/off experience. Worked well for both my grandson and me as the tram provided an easy link between the wonderful Margaret Mahy playground and the Museum, gardens, Art Centre etc, etc. Thank you

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    October 15, 2017

    Product ID: 58043