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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%
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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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"gift shop"
in 103 reviews
"tunnel experience"
in 22 reviews
"great views from the top"
in 22 reviews
"lyttleton harbour"
in 42 reviews
"degree view"
in 18 reviews
"cable car"
in 20 reviews
"bridle path"
in 27 reviews
"shuttle bus"
in 36 reviews
"annual pass"
in 25 reviews
"southern alps"
in 58 reviews
"great ride"
in 19 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 25 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 17 reviews
"banks peninsula"
in 45 reviews
"sunny day"
in 36 reviews
"canterbury museum"
in 26 reviews
"city centre"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were greeted by friendly staff and enjoyed the views as we ascended in the cable car which took just over 5 minutes. At the top the 360° views took in Christchurch and Lyttelton and were fantastic. The cafe takes advantage of all the views...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went up on the gondola, excellent views, windy at the top so bring warm clothes. Glad to have had the experience would do it again.

Thank Cathy V
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth going. Beautiful view. I do not forget to do the time tunnel it's like a ghost train but it's not. The guy sort of really strongly talked us into it as we didn't really want to go at all on it. We are so...More

Thank leighNz
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CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review we are glad you went back to view the time tunnel ride :-)

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Reviewed 4 days ago

as we had only one full day in christchurch, the gondola and tram were the choices. we headed to the gondola first and found out we could buy a combo ticket (gondola + tram) at nzs48; savings of nzd5. the gondola ride was slow and...More

Thank lingwongsl
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CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review we are glad you enjoyed yourself and that you explored everything here :-)

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are visiting Christchurch, you must not miss the opportunity to take the gondola up to enjoy magnificent views. There is a nice café at the top. If you are not wanting to take the gondola down, you can trek down on a nice...More

Thank Elf E
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CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a wonderful ten-minute ride to the top, and I was greeted by spectacular views of Christchurch though it was foggy at that time. There is a cafe, a gift shop and a time tunnel. You can see sheep grazing on the mountain. It...More

Thank khuzaimi2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the cable car up to the top of the mountain which took around 10minutes. Once at the top we were free to walk around onto the mountain to admire the spectacular views. We were lucky enough to go on a clear sunny day...More

Thank Eandrews22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gondola is must for not only those that visit Christchurch but for Christchurch residents as well. The views at the top are spectacular. I was up there on a beautiful sunny day and i can tell you there is no view better, You can...More

Thank Shirley J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very surprised. This has been on my door step for 6 years and I had no idea how good it was. Well priced, my daughter loved it, the tunnel ride at the top is great too. Fantastic thing to take the kids to.

Thank Paul P
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CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope you took advantage of the annual pass for locals?

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usual fare, take the gondola to the top of the mountain, look at the view, take a few photos and then take the gondola back down. However, this is not what we expected. Great 360 degree views of the surrounding area. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael M
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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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