This group tour travels directly to Christchurch, offering an opportunity to explore the rich history of New Zealand's English Rose known by many as The Garden City. You will have approximately 3 hours free time to explore at your own pace. Highlights in walking distance of your drop off in Christchurch include the Botanical Gardens, Punting on the Avon, Central Christchurch shopping precinct, Art Gallery, Canterbury Museum and the National Earthquake Memorial Wall. Port pickup and drop-off are included in this tour.
Journey from Akaroa to Christchurch travelling around and over the picturesque foothills of Banks Peninsula with elevated views of the city as well as bays, estuary and inlets.
Arrive at Rolleston Avenue, close to Hagley Park, near Christchurch's central city where you can view the Botanical Gardens, go punting on the Avon River (additional charge) or visit the Museum and central city shopping area. This tour includes informative commentary.
Highlights in walking distance of your drop off in Christchurch include:
- the Botanical Gardens
- Punting on the Avon
- Central Christchurch shopping precinct
- Art Gallery
- Canterbury Museum
- the National Earthquake Memorial Wall
*Drop off and pickup is from the same point (outside Canterbury Museum) in Rolleston Avenue.