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  2. Canterbury
  3. Christchurch
  4. Avon River

Christchurch: 30-Minute Punt on the River Avon

Product ID: 58047
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Climb aboard a classic Edwardian punt for a 30-minute guided punt along the river Avon in Christchurch. Choose from one of two city center locations to see the spectacular flora and monuments of the “garden city” from a unique perspective.
About this activity
Duration 30 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation

Pickup included

Antigua Boatsheds, 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch, or Worcester Street Bridge City Center, Christchurch. Please advise from which meeting point you would like to start your tour.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Climb aboard an Edwardian flat-bottomed boat for a punt down the River Avon
  • Travel through beautiful Hagley Park or the city center
  • See native New Zealand plants from a unique perspective
  • Learn how Christchurch has recovered from the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes
Full description
Climb aboard a classic flat-bottomed boat for a delightful punt along the river Avon in Christchurch. Choose from two departure points - the Antigua boat sheds or Worcester street bridge - for a punt through the park or city center.

A punter dressed in Edwardian costume will guide you down the river, providing a live commentary along the way. From the Worcester street bridge landing site, discover how the city is fast-growing and how it rebuilt itself after the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Take off from the Antigua boat sheds to journey through Hagley park. Punt alongside the Botanic gardens and admire some of the native flora of New Zealand. Blankets and hot water bottles are provided on cold days, so don't let the weather put you off!
Includes
  • Punter and guide
  • Live commentary
  • Blankets and hot water bottles (if required)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that you should be prepared to share a ride with other guests, especially in summer months. Exclusivity cannot be guaranteed
• Please notify the local supplier at least 24 hours in advance of any cancellation. If notification is not provided, a 25% cancellation fee will be charged to the booking agent. If no notification of cancellation is received within 2 hours of the departure time, or in the event of a no-show, no refund will be given
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Product ID: 58047