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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

    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 April 23 to April 29

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$9.90

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$17.50

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$24.50

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$35.00

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$17.50

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$17.50

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$9.90

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$28.00

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$35.00

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$28.00

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$35.00

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$35.00

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$9.90

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$9.90

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$35.00

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$35.00

    9spaces priced from:

    • 24hr Adult Pass$17.50

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    • 24hr Adult Pass$9.90

    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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    Vicki from New Zealand wrote on 23 May 2017

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    A must do

    Truly a amazing experience, the driver was very professional and knowledgeable, it certainly gave us a better prospective of the damage the earthquake caused to this beautiful city.we would certainly recommend this tour to everybody.

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

    Thank you Vicki for your honest review of our City Highlights 1hr tour. We are delighted that you enjoyed exploring the city with us and appreciate your taking the time to post a review. We work hard to ensure our tour is balanced with an entertaining and informative commentary regarding the city's history, flora/fauna, key attractions and more. We are pleased to entertain our guests with heart-warming stories about the rebuild and restoration project, and hope to welcome you back to our city on another day in the future! Many thanks again and warm regards, from all our team here at Hassle-free Tours. :)

    Elanie from New Zealand wrote on 23 August 2018

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    Loved it!

    We had a great tour guide! Would highly recommend!

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

    Kia Ora Elaine, Thank you for your fantastic review of our Soaring Kiwi Christchurch Tour. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and found our driver/guide commentary interesting and informative. We hope you left with some fantastic photos and memories of your time in Christchurch! Many thanks and warm regards, from all of our team at Hassle-free and Soaring Kiwi Tours. :)

    George Custer from United States wrote on 14 February 2017

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    TooShort

    Should be slower, longer and off more details, be VERY wortwhile. Would do again

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

    Kia Ora George, Thank you for your review of our City Highlights Tour. We appreciate your comments and are so pleased that you enjoyed your journey with us, learning about the history of Christchurch and our recent rebuild project. We hope to welcome you back again one day in the future! Warm regards from all of us here at Hassle-free Tours. :)

    Phill Andrews from New Zealand wrote on 05 February 2016

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    Brilliant

    We had limited time in Christchurch so this bus tour was perfect for us. Very well delivered and informative, would recommend this tour for sure!

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    Hellen from New Zealand wrote on 27 January 2017

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    Great time with the Grandies!!

    We had a lovely look around Christchurch with a couple of our Grandchildren from the open topped double decker bus. The commentary was excellent and informative, and the littlies thoroughly enjoyed it.

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

    Kia Ora Hellen, Thank you so much for your lovely comments about our City Tour. We really appreciate your taking the time to post a review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our tour and were pleased to hear that your grandchildren loved the open top bus. Thank you for choosing to spend time with us and we hope to welcome you back to our city again in the future! Kind regards, from all our team here at Hassle-free Tours. :)

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