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  1. New Zealand
  2. Canterbury
  3. Christchurch
  4. Avon River

Christchurch Tram City and Botanic Gardens Full–Day Tour

Product ID: 96660
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Explore the Christchurch Botanic Gardens by electric vehicle on a 1-hour guided tour and see the sights of New Zealand’s Garden City at your own pace.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the sights of Christchurch by vintage tram
  • See how Christchurch has developed since the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011
  • Visit the Canterbury Museum and Botanic Gardens
  • Hear a dedicated live commentary about New Zealand's Garden City
Full description
Tour the award-winning Christchurch Botanic Gardens by electric-powered vehicles, and experience the natural beauty of the 150-year-old gardens at ease. See the finest range of exotic and indigenous plants found anywhere in New Zealand. Learn the history of this treasured city-center oasis from a dedicated guide. Hear a live commentary about New Zealand's "Garden City" as you experience the scents and colors of its abundant flora.

Climb aboard a vintage tram for a unique tour of Christchurch, and see the Garden City at your own pace with a full-day hop-on and hop-off tram ticket. Travel through the regenerated city center to see innovative architecture, such as the shopping complex made out of shipping containers. See how the city center has been rebuilt after the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011.

Listen to a fascinating commentary from your driver as you take a full circuit in just 50 minutes, or jump on and off at leisure at 17 strategic stops. The tram currently starts at Cathedral Junction and travels through Cathedral Square, before passing the River Avon. Jump off at the Re:Start Mall, or Canterbury Museum, just a short stroll from the Botanic Garden and Arts Center.
  • Full-day ticket for the vintage tram
  • On-board commentary
  • Ticket for the Botanic Gardens
  • Guided tour by electric vehicle

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Rolleston Avenue (next to the Canterbury Museum) or you can board the tram at any of the 17 stops along the route

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that this tour can be affected by the weather, and is subject to postponement or cancelation for your safety
• Please dress appropriately
• Children under 15 years old are free of charge on the tram
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Product ID: 96660