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Christchurch Hop on Hop off - City Tour - Red Double Decker Bus - 24 Hour Pass

Join us for a unique, fun and informative tour of Christchurch – the South Island’s largest city!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, Hop-off and explore the city at your leisure!
  • Open & closed top double decker buses, classic and new
  • Incredible views from the top deck!
  • Visit all the must-see attractions
  • Live entertaining commentary from friendly drivers

Learn about the history of our city and view areas affected by the devastating earthquakes.

See how the vision to rebuild and restore Christchurch is coming to life!

Central Tour highlights and stops include Canterbury Museum, Mona Vale, Westfield Riccarton Mall, Earthquake Memorial, Cardboard Cathedral, Margaret Mahy Playground, Cathedral Square.

 

Tour information

First departure point: Rolleston Ave, outside the Canterbury Museum

Tour Duration: 1 hour for a complete loop

Tour Frequency: Every 60 minutes

Summer departure times (1st Nov - 30th Apr): Buses depart every 60 minutes from 10am. The last bus will depart Canterbury Museum at 4pm.

Winter departure times (1 May – 31 Oct): Buses depart every 60 minutes from 10am. The last bus will depart Canterbury Museum at 2pm.

Stops:

  • Canterbury Museum
  • Mona Vale
  • Westfield Riccarton Mall
  • Earthquake Memorial/The Terrace - drive by only
  • Cardboard Cathedral
  • Margaret Mahy Playground - drive by only
  • Cathedral Square
  • Christchurch Catholic Basilica - drive by only
  • 24hr Adult Pass $35.00 (15 years +)

    Child Friendly

    • This experience welcomes families with children.

    Notes

    • PLEASE NOTE Tour route and vehicle - Soaring Kiwi Tours reserves the right to change the tour route (including stops) and vehicle at any time. Single coaches/vans may be provided when double decker buses are unavailable.
    • Children aged 14 years and under ride FREE of charge with accompanying adult. 2 per adult. Additional child $10

      There are no accommodation pick ups available for this tour.

      Passengers can hop on the tour at any time between 10:00am - 4.00pm (summer times) at any of the allocated stops.

    Available Bookings from December 19 to December 25

    Change Dates

    All prices are shown in NZD ($)

    Sat 19 Dec
    Sun 20 Dec
    Mon 21 Dec
    Tue 22 Dec
    Wed 23 Dec
    Thu 24 Dec
    Fri 25 Dec

    4spaces priced from:

    • 24hr Adult Pass$28.00

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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    Lilan from New Zealand wrote on 27 January 2020

    Mr

    It was very informative,we enjoyed it,But was very uncomfortable ride,Probably you cannot help it as its an old bus.

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    Amanda from New Zealand wrote on 15 January 2020

    Open Top Bus Tour

    It's been several year's since I did this trip..Well worth it..I personally find it best to stay on for the hour tour..then hop on and off second time around..then get picked back up hour or two later.if getting off at Ricarton Shopping Mall..also easy to get off at Cathedral Square and walk down to regent street shops..if you have time the New Library is well worth a look..I spent a few hours in there last year with son..very big and very interesting and interactive..also has cafe and wc facilities. .enjoy. .M

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    lisam3 from Canada wrote on 18 November 2019

    Right on time

    The tour guide was kind and knowledgeable. The bus was at the stop early and left on time. We got to see everything we wanted and learned a lot on the tour.

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    From Christchurch Hop on Hop off - City Tour - Red Double Decker Bus - 24 Hour Pass

    Kia Ora Lisa and thank you for your great review of our Christchurch Soaring Kiwi tour! Thanks for your photos, it looks like you got some awesome weather to explore our beautiful city in. It's good to hear you enjoyed your tour. Thanks for joining us, Kind regards, the Soaring Kiwi team :)

    Moira Brown from United Kingdom wrote on 15 September 2019

    Good price and very interesting!

    I learned lots. Very informative. Christchurch is a small city but definitely an interesting tour especially with the bookme price. Mona Vale good stop for a walk and a coffee. Lovely to see the daffodils and blossom in the second week of Spring.

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    From Christchurch Hop on Hop off - City Tour - Red Double Decker Bus - 24 Hour Pass

    Kia Ora Moira, thank you for joining us on our Christchurch Soaring Kiwi Tour. We are glad to hear that you had such a great time exploring our "Garden City," it certainly is a lovely time of year to see it in. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time here in NZ - warm regards, the Soaring Kiwi team :)

    Byounghoon from South Korea wrote on 18 March 2020

    Thanks to driver

    I happened to ride the last bus with my wife and there's no more passengers. We were about to get off in the midway and told so to the driver. The driver explained ceaslessly, to us foreigners, about the streets till the last moment we got off. I was really impressed by his suncerety and proud to his job.

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