Day trip

Christchurch Gondola and Tram City Tour Combo

4.3 / 5

96 reviews

Activity provider: Christchurch Attractions
Day trip

Christchurch Gondola and Tram City Tour Combo

Activity provider: Christchurch Attractions

From US$ 37.36 per person


Discover the heritage city of Christchurch and its surroundings from different perspective with an all-day pass for the Christchurch Gondola cable car and the antique trams that traverse the inner city.

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  • See the sights of Christchurch by antique tram
  • Ride the Christchurch Gondola cable car
  • Use your combo ticket to take walks on Mount Cavendish or visit the Botanic Gardens
Full description
Climb aboard the Christchurch Gondola cable car and enjoy spectacular 360-degree views across the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps as you glide across the slopes of Mount Cavendish in the Port Hills. See as far as the city and harbor as you ride up to the summit 445 meters above sea level. Make use of the facilities at the top, such as the Time Tunnel ride, a dramatic reconstruction of the history of the region. Revive your spirits at the Red Rock Café before or after going for a walk or bike ride along the many nature trails. Take a unique sightseeing tour of the inner city aboard an antique tram as the driver provides a live and entertaining commentary. A full circuit takes 50 minutes and includes 17 stops, where you can hop on and off as often as you wish. Visit the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Cathedral Junction, Canterbury Museum, and much more.  
  • City tour by antique tram
  • Live commentary
  • Round-trip ticket for the Christchurch Gondola
  • All-day pass

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    Meeting point

    Please collect tickets from the Booking Office in Cathedral Junction. After that, you can board the Tram at any stop or you can also collect tickets from the Christchurch Gondola at 10 Bridle Path Road.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Trams run every 15 minutes and there are up to 4 trams operating
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    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 96 reviews

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    A brilliant way to see some of the main sights in Christchurch whilst visiting for a limited time. The tram is a great way to travel round the centre of the city and the gondola is a must to see the city from above with a chance to walk one or more of the trails.

    February 2, 2023

    The hop on hop off tram had around 18 stops which allowed ample choice. One stop was not far from the gondola and after a pleasant ride and a refresher at the top we walked down through the Botanical Gardens to Begonia House and the rose garden where we enjoyed another lovely botanical display. All together a very pleasant day.

    January 16, 2023

    Loved the cable car tour, we went around the city twice. Informative commentary. We took a bus to the gondola but you could Uber as this is quicker. Unfortunately due to the weather there was no view that day so something to be aware of when you book

    October 2, 2022

    Product ID: 96642