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Christchurch Gondola

10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 0310
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For a “top” experience in Christchurch (15 minute drive from central city), enjoy a relaxing ride to the summit of the Port Hills. Spectacular 360 degree views of the city, Lyttelton Harbour, the majestic Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Plenty to see and do - experience the Time Tunnel Ride, go shopping, relax and enjoy a snack or beverage at the Red Rock Cafe.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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"tunnel experience"
in 21 reviews
"great views from the top"
in 20 reviews
"gift shop"
in 99 reviews
"lyttleton harbour"
in 42 reviews
"degree view"
in 18 reviews
"cable car"
in 20 reviews
"bridle path"
in 26 reviews
"shuttle bus"
in 36 reviews
"annual pass"
in 25 reviews
"southern alps"
in 57 reviews
"great ride"
in 19 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 17 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 23 reviews
"banks peninsula"
in 44 reviews
"sunny day"
in 36 reviews
"canterbury museum"
in 23 reviews
"new zealand"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The day that I visited it was nice and clear, could imagine that it would be problematic on a cloudy day. Caught the bus out from town which was easy, waited a bit for the return trip but that wasn't an issue. The views are...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried yesterday but the winds were too strong so was closed. Went back this morning and was a bit concerned abnout the cloud cover...by the time we got to the top there were blue skies! A great place for amazingly great 360 degree views....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was our last day of the New Zealand trip. Wanted to visit Christchurch Gondola. But the reception staff made us feel like "You are not welcome here". Not very welcoming. Please kiwi people try to be a little more nicer who come to visit...More

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CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the review and apologies that this was your impression of our business. Could you please email me with the date and time of your visit so that I can investigate this further. We pride ourselves on providing great customer service and many previous...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have the time, it's a good place to visit and get the view from the top angle. A good place for great view.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice restaurant at the top to stop for lunch or just a coffee. walkway around the building gives you a really great view from all angles. a very different view of the hills as you travel back down to the starting point

Thank Pamikki
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a pleasant scenic ride but in comparison to other gondola rides in the world it is over too soon. There are great views over Queenstown from the top and lots of hair raising activities to enjoy such as the luge and bungy jump....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are stunning, even on a cloudy day. We spent hours on top, intending to walk but as it was very windy and there was lots to see anyway we just stayed around the summit station.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the gondola ride you to the top with stunning views com the lookout. There's a nice gift shop and cafe at the top and can enjoy some of the views whilst having having something to eat or drink.

Thank Keithl1234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If there is a blue sky and no rain you have to visit the Gondola - the views are incredible! If you are feeling adventurous, like what we were, you can also walk to the top of the Gondola as there are walking tracks that...More

Thank SD2606
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gondola ride is a short one but slightly longer than the gondola ride in Queenstown. The view at the summit was spectacular but unfortunately it was rather misty on the day we visited. The wind was surpsingly strong and was really chilly. Visitors can...More

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Michellelee2368
2 March 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The Gondola opens at 10am daily, and you would likely need to leave just prior to 11:30am to arrive at the airport by 12pm. 1.5 hours would be plenty of time to spend at the Gondola: the trip... More
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sweetybabe2604
27 November 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, there are walking tracks near our top station. There is a map at the bottom level of the top station illustrating the tracks, and you are also welcome to ask our staff who will be able to... More
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bernie403
27 May 2017|
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Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, our Gondola cabins can accommodate folded wheelchairs. Once at the top station, our staff will be able to direct you to the lift so you can access the upper levels of the building. There... More
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