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Christchurch Gondola

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Christchurch Gondola Ride
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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...more
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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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All reviews gift shop tunnel experience great views from the top degree view lyttleton harbour cable car bridle path shuttle bus port hills annual pass southern alps great ride nice cafe well worth the trip banks peninsula sunny day canterbury museum
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Reviewed 2 days ago

At the top of Mount Cavendish the views are amazing. Once at the top there's also the opportunity to go on several walks in the immediate area. You can also buy a whole host of souvenirs and there's also a spacious cafe. When you do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hcheetham
Reviewed 2 days ago

I can recommend this as a must go place to all visitors to Christchurch. The views from the gondola are impressive. A must do activity is the trip through time that outlines how the whole area evolved geologically- so so interesting. It would be good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank _chezza2229
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This trip is worth the money if its a fine day. Dont think you woukd see much if low cloud. Amazing views from top overlooking Christchurch and Lyttleton.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank debrag114
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you have a choice between going up the gondula in Christchurch or Queenstown, do Queenstown. The view are good, but you can get them by driving or walking, where as Queenstown you can only walk. Take a walk across the hill to the pioneer...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 422iana
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a friend visiting from Scotland and it was his last full day in town. We decided to go up the hill on the gondola to experience not only the views but the time tunnel ride and history of Banks Peninsula. Upon arrival we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JonoGraham
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming to viist the Gondola. We are pleased you enjoyed the great views and our informative time tunnel. Buying a combo is a great way to experience our other attractions in the city as well as saving a few dollars. Rose:)

Reviewed 1 week ago

TIP: If you aren’t on a tour or have your own transportation, the attraction has a shuttle bus that meets out front of the museum; it is where all the tour buses pick up guests. You pay the driver directly. The visit at the top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dpr8
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming up the Gondola and we are really pleased you enjoyed the amazing views. The shuttle is an easy hassle free way to get to and from our attractions. Rose:)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice view we book on line cheaper than the normal price must visit u can see whole view from top cafe also there for tea or coffee nice experience

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 305mikki
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, and thanks for coming to the Gondola. We are so pleased you enjoyed the views from our cafe. Rose:)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Christchurch gondola is a must do to get a full appreciation of the city as well as the surrounding mountains and ocean. This a well run attraction with pleasant staff and a lovely resturant with good wholesome food at the top. You can use...More

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

Hi, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience at the Gondola, whilst enjoying the tasty food and awesome views from the cafe. Rose:)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go here! It’s so lovely - smaller outfit than at Rotorua or Queenstown and no luge - but absolutely breathtaking views - we were lucky with the weather without a cloud almost. You can see the Alps from here and obviously the whole Lyttelton Harbour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CarolineHudsonSmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gondalas have plenty of room for families to travel together. Its cheap and takes you up over the cliffs to get a huge view of the coast line one side and the city the other. Its very quiet and has a cafe with viewing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gemma069
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, and thanks for visiting the Gondola. We are pleased you loved the amazing views that we are lucky enough to enjoy every day. Rose:)

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Subarna G
11 July 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The Christchurch Gondola is located at 10 Bridle Path Road in Heathcote (a 15-minute drive from the city centre). If you do not have your own vehicle we do operate a Gondola Shuttle which departs... 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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