On tour we will view some of the areas affected by the earthquakes, see how Christchurch is preserving some of its iconic heritage buildings and hear about the exciting vision to rebuild and restore the inner city.
Your experience includes a tour around central Christchurch on New Zealand’s only Open Top Double Decker and a 2 hour Tour on a closed top Double Decker visiting places of interest in greater Christchurch.
During the winter months (May-October) the Open Top bus may not be operating on Tour due to weather. The Central City Tour will continue to run on the closed roof Double Decker bus.
Open Top Bus highlights
Hagley Park and Antigua Boatsheds
Botanic Gardens and The River Avon
Canterbury Museum and Arts Centre
Christchurch Art Gallery
Bridge of Remembrance and Friendship Corner
Cashel St ReStart Shipping Container Mall
Christchurch Cathedral and new Cardboard Cathedral
Art Deco New Regent Street
And much, much more!
Closed Top Bus highlights
Picturesque Seaside Sumner – Visit the quaint seaside village of Sumner, here you will have time to explore the beach while taking in the beautiful views of the sea towards the Southern Alps.
Port Hills – After departing Sumner we head up onto the Port Hills for breathtaking views into Lyttelton Harbour, over Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains, all the way to the Southern Alps
Mona Vale Gardens – At Mona Vale you will enjoy a casual stroll through one of Christchurch’s most famous and spectacular gardens.
Pick up Location
Rolleston Ave, outside Canterbury Museum