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Antigua Boat Sheds

2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 5885
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What a fun memory!

I was out for the day with our twin babies and 10 year old while my husband worked. My 10 year old... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
Kristi W
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Travel back in time

The boat shed offers a great way to see the Avon and more of Christchurch, sit back and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“avon river” (33 reviews)
“resident cat” (5 reviews)
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2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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+64 3-366 5885

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I was out for the day with our twin babies and 10 year old while my husband worked. My 10 year old wanted to kayak but I was sure they wouldn't let her on her own. I was pleasantly surprised when they said it was...More

Thank Kristi W
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

The boat shed offers a great way to see the Avon and more of Christchurch, sit back and enjoy the commentary

Thank W&CSydneyAustralia
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

When we visited, the cafe was undergoing renovation so were rather cramped at our table outside. However, it was a warm sunny day and it was pleasant enough in the location by the river. Our food was good and we had plenty to choose from,...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

As part of a Combo deal with Tram enjoyed a delightful ride on a punt on the River Avon. An informative and friendly young man gave us a commentary on the area and current situation in Christchurch. As it was light rain we were given...More

Thank 525maxwellh
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a late lunch at the cafe and it was very tasty and a good location on the river.Friendly service and we even got in the background of a TV feature on the new complete no smoking ban,that is being trialed here.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great place to relax and enjoy the city check out the river bed all the liquefaction and sediment have been removed and it looks good like it did before the quake.

Thank nglenjarman
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Take your time and enjoy the view of the Avon. Great coffee, great choice of food and very friendly service. Good location, very close to the hospital. Indoor and outdoor seating. Lovely place to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank Sonya W
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

A lot of activities can be done here from punting or canoeing. While enjoying the whole strecth of river with alot of ducks you can also enjoy the whole view of the city and nature at same time. With free blankets and comfy seats this...More

Thank KarolaRS
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely way to meander through the gardens, great cafe with good food, you can paddle yourself or have a punt ride

Thank Nettie P
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Punting on the Avon River is definitely one of my favorite activities in New Zealand. We booked a boat in the morning, and had breakfast at Antigua Boat Shed Cafe while waiting for our turn. The Antigua Boat Sheds is Christchurch's Historic Retention Building, which...More

Thank UnderBigHill
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