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Discover Christchurch Tour

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Address: Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-385 5775
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An insight into the city

Take the Discover Christchurch 3- hr tour by Hasslefree tours which includes the 1-hr central city tour. Regular tour price is $69 but reserve through bookme.co.nz to get it for... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the Discover Christchurch 3- hr tour by Hasslefree tours which includes the 1-hr central city tour. Regular tour price is $69 but reserve through bookme.co.nz to get it for $39. Board the Old double decker London Transport bus and its a feel in itself. Live commentary in the bus takes you through the city lanmarks and explains the glory... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3hr tour started with a 1hr trip thru Christchurch city. Only a small number were on the tour which was good for photos. The tour stops at a couple of locations to enable You to take decent snaps. The guide, Andre was knowledgeable. After the hour, those continuing on for the 3hr tour hopped off the open top bus... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had the whole bus to ourselves! We sat up the top in the very front. Steve our guide was doing excellent commentary and was very informative and humorous. He made the trip so much more enjoyable by doing a live commentary instead of the prerecorded narration some tours have. We had a look at the new bus terminal, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome tour, guide was very knowledgable and made the tour, would definitely recommend it to any first time visitors to Christchurch

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We went on the 3 hour tour which started as the one hour city tour around the CBD. Our guide John was very informative and friendly. Was sad to see the damage from the quakes but also nice to see the rebuilding. We then went continued for the next 2 hours with a different driver, cant remember his name, but... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us on our double decker bus tour. As you say, it is a contrast of sadness seeing the damage but also it's fantastic to see the new building and development going on in the city centre. It sounds like both John and Carl looked after you and kept you well informed and entertained! We hope you... More 

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

It is good to have a live commentary rather than a canned version. One hour tour provides a useful introduction for what was a short stay in Christchurch. Crammed a lot of information into 60 minutes but for 35 dollars you expect it to be good.

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Front Office Manager at Discover Christchurch Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Tour Peter. There certainly is quite a story to tell in Christchurch and we are very proud of our City Guides who keep their commentary current and interesting. Operating the only Open Top Double Decker bus in NZ also offers a great opportunity for premium viewing of sites and developments. Thanks... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

The tour included an hour in an open-top double-decker bus around the CBD - amazing views of the earthquake damage and rebuild. From there, the tour went on to Mona Vale which is a home to historic homes and gardens, Sumner - a beach area, - and the Port Hills that offered amazing views across Lyttelton. The tour is operated... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

This tour was recommended to us by the staff at the Top 10 Holiday Park as a great way to see the devastation in and around Christchurch following the earthquake. We booked the 3hr tour the day before through the reception desk at the holiday park and got a 10% discount as we were Club members. We were picked up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

I took the 3.5 hour bus tour, which started with an open-top one-hour trip around the city centre. Very informative, especially to hear about the plans for rebuilding the earthquake-ravaged city. Live, not recorded, commentary - which is a bonus. The second part of the tour takes you further out, to Mona Vale Gardens, the Port Hills and Sumner. As... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Double decker bus1hour tour was fantastic. Very informative. Remember the sunscreen and jumper. Highly recommend

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