Christchurch Sightseeing Tour by Classic Double-Decker Bus
DescriptionOn this 3-hour sightseeing tour, see the sights of central Christchurch aboard New Zealand's only open-top double-decker bus tour, and then see greater Christchurch on a tour by closed-top double-decker bus. First up, you'll travel around Christchurch in style on board a classic Routemaster double-decker bus, seeing top city attractions like Hagley Park, the Bridge of Remembrance and New Regent Street as you learn about the city's recovery from the 2011 earthquake.Then you'll leave the city center and head to the seaside at Sumner, to the Port Hills for panoramic views and to the beautiful Mona Vale Gardens
After boarding your traditional, London-style, red double-decker bus in central Christchurch, enjoy fabulous views as you tour the city center for one hour. Listen to interesting onboard commentary detailing the city's history, from pioneering days to the recovery efforts following the February 2011 earthquake.
Then, transfer from your open-top bus to a closed-top vintage double-decker bus for your 2-hour tour of the greater Christchurch area. The tour takes you to the seaside at Sumner, with a stop to enjoy time on the beach while you soak up the spectacular views that include the Southern Alps.
Travel up to the Port Hills for more views over the city, as well as the Canterbury Plains to the Alps, and then stop by Mona Vale Gardens to take a stroll around some of the city's loveliest gardens.
You'll then be returned to the starting point, where your tour ends. Additional info
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Once you have booked and received your travel voucher, the contact details for the travel service operator will be on this voucher under the heading 'Important Information'. Where applicable, you are required to call the travel service operator directly to advise of additional information such as:
- Hotel for pick up
- Weights for helicopter tours
- Choice of times for tours
- Special dietary requirements, meal choices etc.
- Morning Tour
- Christchurch double-decker bus tour with 10am departure
- Afternoon Tour
- Christchurch double-decker bus tour with 2pm departure
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