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Christchurch Tramway

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Hop on board one of our heritage trams for an entertaining and informative tour of the inner city! Use the trams to explore must-see attractions including the Canterbury Museum, Botanic Gardens, the Bridge of Remembrance and New Regent Street. Your...more
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7 Tramway Lane | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 109 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 7830
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I used this on the day that I arrived in the city, suffering from jetlag, after a long journey from the UK. The route is fairly limited, but it shows a number of the more famous sights, with commentary. The day ticket enables you to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great way to see the city centre and learn about the interesting sites. This service provides a hop on hop off service for the day. Adults are $25 & kids under 15 are free. The tram staff are helpful and very knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank neels80
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were surprised at the price of 25 dollars for a short tram loop with commentary, when it was audible, basically boosting the restaurants who offered 10% off with a showing of the tram ticket.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank harry w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great way to get a birdseye view of city. The conductor was pleasant and knowledgeable with her commentary. Bundle it with attractions such as the gondola or punting on the river to save money.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 691jewelm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really cool you get a view of the city in an old fashion cool style peacefully and slowly. I recommend you

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AnitaPC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time on the Tram, the driver was very informative and friendly, my 3yo son had such a great time.

1  Thank 334jemmal
Reviewed 4 days ago

We like a bus / tram journey round new towns/cities and this one didn't disappoint it's a sort of circular tour (one bit goes up a oneway street and has to come back) it shows then new buildings and old some falling down plus a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yorkie-EarlsdonRFC
Reviewed 5 days ago

The city tour fills in the gaps in your knowledge. The driver was able to provide updates on the progress of the restoration, what new buildings there were and what had been demolished.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank WendyH1848
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really nice way to spend 30 mins trundling around Christchurch. Interesting local commentary and knowledge.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 87matta
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having come down from the gondola is was lovely to get into town and enjoy a guided tour around the city. The staff were friendly and informative and we were made to feel very welcome! Would recommend to anyone wanting to explore Christchurch as it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JonoGraham
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9 December 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we do not accept American Express cards, but we do accept Visa and Mastercard credit cards as well as EFTPOS and cash payments. Please feel free to contact us directly if you have... More
29 June 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. You can either purchase your tickets in advance via our website or you can purchase your tickets on the day from the drivers, tram ticket sellers or from our tram shop. The price will be the same... More
9 April 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for joining us, and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time on our trams :) Kind regards, Emma Welcome Aboard