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Punting on the Avon River with Optional Christchurch Gondola and Botanic Gardens Tour provided by Christchurch Tramway

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  • You'll start at
    Punting On The Avon
    2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    IMPORTANT: Please note scheduling a booking time is required for Punting on the Avon. Please contact us on 03 366 0337 or info@punting.co.nz to organise a time. Guests who arrive without a booking time may have to wait several hours or may not be able to travel if Punting is fully booked on arrival.
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    Christchurch Botanic Gardens
    Avon River
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    Punting on the Avon
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    Punting on the Avon is an elegant, tranquil way to enjoy the river Avon
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    Punting On The Avon
    2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    IMPORTANT: Please note scheduling a booking time is required for Punting on the Avon. Please contact us on 03 366 0337 or info@punting.co.nz to organise a time. Guests who arrive without a booking time may have to wait several hours or may not be able to travel if Punting is fully booked on arrival.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Punting On The Avon, 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Duration
30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 30-minute Avon River punt ride
  • Caterpillar Botanic Garden tour (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Tram Tour of Christchurch (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Entry/Admission - Punting on the Avon
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Transport to/from the attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The Punting boats are low in the River therefore you are required to bend down very low
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jamie L wrote a review Jan 2021
Porirua, New Zealand14 contributions1 helpful vote
What a lovely experience, that could only be made better with singing punters! We floated down the Avon River without the expected Italian singing from our lovely punter. We had a discussion about this on the boat as we meandered down and everyone agreed that a little song was
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Lize_cn wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland, New Zealand6 contributions1 helpful vote
The punting man was friendly and knowledgeable with his commentary. An enjoyable and relaxing experience. Bring a hat if it is sunny.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Cheri wrote a review Apr 2020
19 contributions20 helpful votes
We did not do the punting but did greatly enjoy touring the gardens. They are among the nicest gardens I have ever visited with massive trees, a wide diversity of plants, the winding Avon River and enticing paths. The museum on the grounds is also a great natural and cultural
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Date of experience: March 2020
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leroySUk wrote a review Feb 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand190 contributions50 helpful votes
Booked this for the wife's birthday present. The trip starts at antigua boatsheds. Trip is roughly 45 mins up the Avon river and back again. Your punter gives you some background to the local attractions. Beautiful setting and very picturesque. We done the private booking as
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Kylie B wrote a review Jan 2020
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Absolutely fantastic. Highly recommend. Staff were fantastic and very accommodating. Any time of day would be enjoyable.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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wilma55x
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This tram service is excellent and everything I needed for a day exploring Christchurch. I have therefore scored to
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great1890
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holiday 2021
lived in christchurch but never went on the tram when I was there and I really enjoyed the experience especially i
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great1890
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very happy memories
amazing views loved it and the great staff looked after us so great. I would recommend to any new zealand person t
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Alvinspotty
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A great way to see city
We hopped on the trams and had a great way to see the CBD. you can get on and of when ever you want, we did the cir
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Hawean
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Just the best
The whole thing. We got off and on several times and went round the circuit three times. I guess the best thing w
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JayRae1
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Short, but pleasant tram route
The tramway is beautifully old fashioned and that added greatly to the enjoyment of the hop-on hop-off tour. Our dr
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533katiem
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Great thing to do.
We really enjoyed the Trams. They were a great way to get around town on a super hot day and the drivers were very
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JenniferK4842
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Excellent evening with Great food and Staff. Well done
Great evening with great food. Brian the Maitre D looked after our every need and kept us entertained during our 2h
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martinmO2202OU
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Good going on the Christchurch Tram.
I bought a ticket to the Christchurch tram for a reasonable amount, and after finishing my coffee and cigarette I d
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kiwis2016
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Outstanding Evening
We saw this advertised and decided to give it a go. What a fantastic evening we had. The service and food were outs
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Paul S
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Great experience, get the annual pass
Get the annual pass for $69, well worth it and it also covers unlimited rides on the gondola and the trams
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mikw483
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Quirky tram
We enjoyed a lovely afternoon on the smaller of the two teams. Our driver was well informed and imparted lots of in
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971darryng
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Given Free tickets!
My wife and I were sitting on a bench when another couple walked up to us and gave us their tickets that were valid
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GeoNaran
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Great way to see the city!
A couple of girlfriends and I were staying in Christchurch for just one day and wanted a way to see the city quickl
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chickenfoot86
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Amazing city tour!
Loved, loved, loved this tram tour of Christchurch City! Almost an hour long in total! Kids free with paying adult.
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  • Duration: 30m
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