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Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Whale Watch Day Tour from Christchurch

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Experience the natural treasures of New Zealand on a Kaikoura whale-watching cruise. Look for impressive sperm whales along with migrating humpbacks and southern right whales, and search the waters for orcas and other dolphins as an experienced guide shares informative commentary. Visit a New Zealand fur seal colony on land, glimpse the snowy peaks of the Kaikoura Ranges and top off your full-day tour with a wine-tasting in North Canterbury. Includes optional lunch, with round-trip hotel transport from Christchurch to the picturesque town of Kaikoura.
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  • 11 hours
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$230.47
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$230.47

Akaroa Full Day Sightseeing Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa Full Day Sightseeing Tour from Christchurch

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Discover volcanic landscapes and breathtaking scenery on New Zealand’s South Island on this 9.5-hour Akaroa day trip from Christchurch. Take in top attractions including Governor’s Bay, Gebbies Pass, Lake Ellesmere and Lake Forsyth with your guide. Ascend the Banks Peninsula for beautiful views over Akaroa Harbour and the volcanic crater. Then, sample locally made cheeses and admire colonial architecture around Akaroa. Cruise by catamaran into the harbor where diverse marine and bird life thrives, including rare Hector’s dolphins. Upgrade your tour to enjoy a delicious lunch in Akaroa Village.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$157.14
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$157.14

Mount Cook Private Day Tour via Lake Tekapo including Lunch

Mount Cook Private Day Tour via Lake Tekapo including Lunch

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Getting to Aoraki/Mount Cook from Christchurch is half the fun on this private day trip. Get a look at New Zealand’s tallest mountain and dig into a delicious buffet lunch at the Hermitage Hotel. Then take a walk in Mt. Cook National Park or stroll the village during free time. En route, admire gorgeous views from Lake Pukaki and make a stop at the alpine waters of Lake Tekapo.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$278.66
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$278.66
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Mount Cook Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier (small Group Tour Including Lunch)

Mount Cook Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier (small Group Tour Including Lunch)

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Mount Cook (Aoraki) is the highest mountain in New Zealand at 12,218 feet (3,724 meters) and lies surrounded by some of the South Island’s most stunning natural landscapes. On this tour, enjoy magnificent views of Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo, and Lake Pukaki; pose for photos amid fields of lavender (summer season only); and hike through the Mount Cook National Park to see the Tasman Glacier.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.98
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$138.98

Private Waipara Valley Wine Tasting Tour with optional Gourmet Lunch

Private Waipara Valley Wine Tasting Tour with optional Gourmet Lunch

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Wine lovers—if you’re visiting Christchurch and want to sample excellent local wine, this is the tour for you. Enjoy a carefree day where everything is taken care of—a driver will pick you up from Christchurch and take you on a scenic drive to Waipara Valley in North Canterbury. Your private chauffeur will transport you between wineries, and you’ll try four different wines. When you’ve worked up an appetite, a delicious 2-course gourmet lunch at a winery is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.08
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$179.08
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Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram

Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram

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Travel the full circuit aboard the Christchurch Tramway, which departs regularly. Use your ticket to hop on and hop off at 17 stops and create your own sightseeing itinerary. Drivers provide live commentary on the landmarks of this South Island city. Bonus: children up to age 15 travel free.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.46
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$17.46

Christchurch Gondola Ride Ticket

Christchurch Gondola Ride Ticket

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Take an aerial journey on the Christchurch Gondola to the Port Hills crater rim and Mt Cavendish summit. At the summit complex — revamped since the 2011 earthquake — you’re rewarded with views of the cityscape, the Canterbury Plains and Lyttelton Harbour. Upgrade for admission to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens including a caterpillar bus tour, or go punting by flat-bottomed boat on the Avon River.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.44
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$24.44

International Antarctic Center General Admission Ticket

International Antarctic Center General Admission Ticket

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Learn about Antarctic landscapes, wildlife and explorers with tickets to the International Antarctic Center in Christchurch, an award-winning experience that combines fun and education. Try to weather a harsh Antarctic storm, then hear about life on the remote Scott Base and spend some quality time with the Center’s adorable Little Blue penguins. Enjoy Hagglund rides and 4D shows, and enter the 'cuddle zone,' where you can meet, snuggle and pet the fluffy Huskies that explorers historically used to pull their Antarctic dogsleds.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.22
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$34.22

Tramway Restaurant 4 Course Dinner Service through Christchurch

Tramway Restaurant 4 Course Dinner Service through Christchurch

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Enjoy a 4-course dinner aboard the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant and travel in heritage style through the city center, round-trip from Cathedral Junction. Relax and enjoy views of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Avon River from your window-side table. The journey in this elegant restaurant on wheels includes a welcome drink upon arrival, with tea and coffee to accompany your gourmet meal, served by professional waitstaff.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.28
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$86.28

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

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Visit four boutique wineries of North Canterbury on a half-day wine-tasting tour with optional lunch. Departing Christchurch, you’ll taste a quality selection of wines in the up-and-coming Waipara wine region, including stops at Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills, Torlesse Wines and Waipara Springs. Learn from a knowledgeable guide about Waipara’s unique terroir as you sip a range of superior reds and whites.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.84
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$69.84

Arthur's Pass Full-Day Tour Includes TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

Arthur's Pass Full-Day Tour Includes TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

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Explore the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps on this Arthur’s Pass day tour from Christchurch. Travel through the pastureland of the Canterbury Plains to Springfield with your guide. Hop aboard your TranzAlpine train and journey through the Waimakariri Gorge. Explore the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass in the Otira Gorge and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Visit a sheep farm, and admire native birdlife in the foothills of the Southern Alps. Upgrade to include a hair-raising jet-boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri River!
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$261.90
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$261.90

TranzAlpine Train Pass from Christchurch to Greymouth

TranzAlpine Train Pass from Christchurch to Greymouth

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Ride a train through the Southern Alps on a remarkable scenic journey aboard the TranzAlpine Train. Choose between three different segments of the TranzAlpine Train route, then enjoy views of native beech forest, the powerful Waimakariri River, and Arthur's Pass National Park from a comfortable carriage or open viewing deck. For getting the history and context of the landmarks along the railway, GPS-triggered audio commentary is available on headphones at every seat.
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  • 4 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.31
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$135.31

Christchurch Private Luxury Full Day Tour

Christchurch Private Luxury Full Day Tour

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This private Full Day Tour explores complete Christchurch city from one edge to another with your private Driver/Guide. Christchurch, known for its English heritage, is located on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Flat-bottomed punts glide on the Avon River, which meanders through the city centre. On its banks are cycling paths, the green expanse of Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Highlights: • Sumner Village • Port Hills • Cardboard Cathedral • Bridge of Remembrance • Punting on the Avon River • Botanic Gardens • Antarctic Center (Optional)
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$238.39
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$238.39
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2-Day Christchurch to Queenstown Tour via West Coast

2-Day Christchurch to Queenstown Tour via West Coast

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This a very popular 2 day and 1 night trip from Christchurch to Queenstown ( or in reverse ) via the South Island's rugged West Coast. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and deliver you to the World renowned Tranz Alpine train, which bisects the Canterbury farming plains, foothills and mountains, before reaching the alpine village of Arthur's Pass. Your guide will meet you, show you some of the area before travelling onto the West Coast. You'll hear the history of Maori, greenstone, gold, visit historic towns like Hokitika and travel on south through stunning rain forests to the glacier country. Staying in Franz Josef the night gives you the opportunity of a helicopter glacier landing ( not included in the tour price ) as well a stunning photo opportunities. From here the journey continues south along the coast before eventually swinging inland over the dramatic Gates of Haast, finally heading past Lakes Wanaka and Hawea  and over the Crown Range road to Queenstown.
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  • 1 day 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,638.91
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$1,638.91

Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sightseeing with Jet Boating

Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Christchurch Sightseeing with Jet Boating

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A day in Lyttleton can be an exhilarating experience. Speed up the weaving waterways of the Waimakariri river on a jet boat, then enjoy exploring Christchurch. Learn about the city’s rebuild post-earthquake, and travel into the Port Hills to get a view over the Canterbury Plains. This tour is designed especially to work with cruise ship timings.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.20
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$119.20

Lyttelton Shore Excursion - Christchurch City Sights

Lyttelton Shore Excursion - Christchurch City Sights

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Make the most of your time in port in Christchurch with a half-day shore excursion that takes in all the highlights. Explore downtown Christchurch, stroll around the Botanical Gardens and Monavale Gardens, and learn how the city was rebuilt after the devasting earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Continue along the scenic Summit Road, stopping to admire the views from the Sign of the Takahe, and stop at Sumner Beach for a walk along the coast.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.87
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$55.87

3-Day Christchurch and Akaroa Arrival Tour with Harbor Cruise

3-Day Christchurch and Akaroa Arrival Tour with Harbor Cruise

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Get to know Akaroa on this 3-day tour from Christchurch, including a full-day tour through the volcanic area around Akaroa and a cruise on Akaroa Harbour. Round-trip transfer from the airport, 2 nights' accommodation in Christchurch, and meals per itinerary included.
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  • 3 days
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$629.49
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$629.49

Godley Head Guided Walking Tour & Senic Drive - Adventure By Nature

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Godley Head Guided Walking Tour & Senic Drive - Adventure By Nature

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Godley Head is an exciting and wild place at the far end of the Port Hills. From Godley Head, you will be treated to uninterrupted and spectacular views of Lyttelton Harbour, Christchurch and the east coast of the South Island. Rich in history and scattered with remnants of New Zealand’s WW2 defences, this is a must-do location for anyone visiting Christchurch. Join us and explore this unique and unforgettable area with one of our friendly local guides.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.12
$173.90
$34.78 savings
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$139.12
$173.90
$34.78 savings

Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki Day Tour

Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki Day Tour

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Visit the scenic areas of Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki on this picturesque day tour. It can be difficult to get to remote rural areas without a car, but you won’t have to worry about planning transport as Christchurch pickup and drop-off is included. The journey itself will showcase spectacular landscapes along the way. Once you get to Lake Tekapo, highlights include visiting Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Pukaki, and Tekapo Springs.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$278.66
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$278.66
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Packhorse Hut guided day walk & senic drive

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Packhorse Hut guided day walk & senic drive

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On this stunning journey to Packhorse Hut, we visit all four of the historic “rest houses” that were once part of a grand walking experience over the Port Hills. The hut is situated on a saddle above Lyttelton Harbour with unforgettable views of the Harbour and Banks Penninsula. This scenic drive and walking tour start in Christchurch by driving up the Port Hills following the historical track up Dyer’s Pass road before heading south along Summit Road to Gebbies Pass. Our walk starts and finishes at Gebbie’s pass, is approximately 11km (6.8 Mi) and takes most groups 3-4 hrs of walking to reach the hut and return to Gebbie’s Pass. The track follows a gravel road before heading into pine forests. After 45mins we break out of the trees into open tussock grasslands. Reaching Packhorse Hut, you will time to explore the area while your guide prepares lunch. On the return journey, we return to Gebbies Pass then follow the scenic coastal road back to Christchurch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.12
$173.90
$34.78 savings
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$139.12
$173.90
$34.78 savings

Rock Climbing Christchurch

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Rock Climbing Christchurch

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The 30 min drive up to the climbing area will take you through some of Christchurch’s most affluent suburbs, affording uninterrupted views from the Pacific Ocean to the Southern Alps in the west. Our climbing areas are scattered across the summit of an enormous extinct volcano that formed Banks Penninsula and Lyttelton Harbour. With over 2000 established climbing routes, Christchurch is one of the largest and most popular climbing areas in New Zealand. Your guide will set up the ropes and give you a safety briefing and belay lesson before you start your first climb. Once you’re feeling confident with the climbing systems your guide will review the abilities of the group and continue to set up some climbs that will be challenging, achievable and safe for the group.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.12
$173.90
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$34.78 savings

Sea Kayaking Christchurch, Lyttelton Harbour & Quail Island

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Sea Kayaking Christchurch, Lyttelton Harbour & Quail Island

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Spend a day Sea Kayaking in Lyttleton Harbour. This tour includes transport from Christchurch, lunch, kayak hire and a local guide. Explore Quail island's and Lyttleton Harbour's shipwrecks, secrete beaches and sea caves and history with a local guide. What makes Lyttleton Harbour so interesting? Volcanic activity 45 million years ago formed Banks Peninsula and the two most significant eruptions formed Lyttelton and Akaroa Harbours. Now we have some of the most spectacular and dynamic harbours in New Zealand. Quail Island is the largest of three small islands in Lyttelton Harbour and rich in history. On this day trip, we explore Lyttelton Harbour and Quail Island.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.94
$208.82
$20.88 savings
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Cave Stream & Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti guided tour from Christchurch

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Cave Stream & Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti guided tour from Christchurch

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Morning - Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti is an amazing labyrinth of giant limestone boulders. The area is rich with cultural and recreational significance and has been granted Tōpuni status “A symbolic cloak of protection”. Your guide will show you around, if you like you can have a go at bouldering and test your climbing skills, or use your time here to explore the endless maze of boulders. We stop here for lunch at Castle Hill. Afternoon - Cave Stream It will take us approximately 45mins to make our way through the 594 meters of the limestone cave. Our route follows the crystal-clear water through the winding chambers and small waterfalls. Not interested in caving? Nom problem your welcome to explore the paths and trails in the area or sit and relax with some afternoon tea in this very peaceful landscape instead of going through the cave.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.50
$208.82
$31.32 savings
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Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti- Guided tour from Christchurch

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Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti- Guided tour from Christchurch

Small-group tour including lunch, transport and a local guide to Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti. Morning - Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti is an amazing labyrinth of giant limestone boulders. The area is rich with cultural and recreational significance and has been granted Tōpuni status “A symbolic cloak of protection”. Your guide will show you around, if you like you can have a go at bouldering and test your climbing skills, or use your time here to explore the endless maze of boulders. We stop here for lunch at Castle Hill. Afternoon - Cave Stream It will take us approximately 45mins to make our way through the 594 meters of the limestone cave. Our route follows the crystal-clear water through the winding chambers and small waterfalls. Not interested in caving? Nom problem your welcome to explore the paths and trails in the area or sit and relax with some afternoon tea in this very peaceful landscape instead of going through the cave.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$164.97
$173.90
$8.93 savings
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