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“Christchurch on a bus or a segway, which one? Glad we chose the segway!”
Review of Urban Wheels

Urban Wheels
Ranked #34 of 92 Tours in Christchurch
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Christchurch on a bus or a segway, which one? Glad we chose the segway!”
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We were visiting my fathere here in Christchurch who is a doctor at the hospital, he had told us it was a must do to see the red zone of the city, we were deciding whether to do this on bus or on a segway & thank god we chose this, the owner Graeme was a very patient teacher we started off in Hagley park in the centre of the city where i was having a few problems navigating but with his tuition this soon became a ride in the park...literally!We saw the restart container mall, old buildings that were being demolished, the red zones and many other things a tourist driving around would never be able to see. It was a very enjoyable experience - and I would definately recommend it to anyone and everyone. Thanks for the experience Graeme!

Visited August 2012
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English first
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3 reviews
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“Very fun and informative!”
Reviewed 20 April 2012 via mobile

Our family had a great time on this tour; our children are young adults and they thought it was awesome! Graeme, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and passionate about his city, and gave us much more than we expected. Not only did we see very beautiful gardens and visit historical places, but he also showed and explained to us the effects of the earthquakes on Christchurch. We highly recommend this tour as a great way to see the city and have fun at the same time!

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
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“The Best”
Reviewed 19 February 2012

A must if you want to combine a unique activity (riding a Segway for the first time - easy with Graeme's tuition) , with lots of fun, a very knowledgeable guide in Graeme and the opportunity to see and understand what Christchurch has and is still going through. Go places where cars can't go; go places where it would take all day to walk and capture the beauty and the tradgedy of this special place. Well done and thanks Graeme.

Visited February 2012
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Payson
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“Absolutely No Better Way to See Christchurch”
Reviewed 8 February 2012

You will never be able to see all the fascinating aspects of Christchurch any better than on a Segway with a guide as knowledgeable and fascinating as Graeme, the owner/operator of Urban Wheels. His first concern is your safety and making sure you know how to properly operate the Segway, and then it's off to see the most colorful and historical attractions of Christchurch. Graeme is so animated and friendly. He paces the tour so that you're given adequate time for learning, photos and questions at each of your stops. You'll be able to see so, so much more on a two or three-hour tour on a Segway than you'd ever be able to see on foot. This tour with Graeme as your guide is VERY highly recommended.

Visited January 2012
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Hawkes Bay
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3 reviews
“Awesome (and fun) way to see Christchurch”
Reviewed 1 January 2012

We are a family with 2 younger teenagers and all loved our experience with Graeme, Great tuition to start with made using the segways easy and awesome fun.
Segways are cool and a fab way to see a lot of the city in a relatively short time without having to do lots of walking. Greame was great and gave a good balance between covering distance and providing good historical and topical (e.g. earthquake) information. Highly recommended !!!

Visited December 2011
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