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2 hours
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5–6 hours
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2–8 hours
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11–12 hours
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2–3 hours
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2 hours
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5–6 hours
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  • Marie José P
    2 contributions
    Had a great day! The schedule and activities were well planed. The driver guide was excellent. Enjoyed the train ride, the walk in
    Arthur’s Pass Park and all the stops.
    Written 23 January 2023
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  • Sel
    5 contributions
    Absolutely amazing harbour cruise, Hector dolphins didn't disappoint with several pods coming out to play!
    The commentary, history and humour given by George was top notch and Marie was an excellent and caring host, taking extra time to make a cup of tea or help with a seasick child. Albie the dolphin spotting dog was a huge hit, warmed the hearts on many on board given the amount of attention he got.
    100% pleased I chose an Akaroa family business cruise over others available and highly recommend to anyone visiting Akaroa. Fantastic day out, planning to return next year,
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • RKewl
    Singapore33 contributions
    We got lucky with good weather and a great guide, Peter! He just made the entire experience so much better with his cheerful commentary and fun facts. The train journey is a must do as the landscape views are a treat to the eye. We took the train to Arthur's Pass and Peter took us on a short, guided hike through woods and to a river (it felt like being in a Lord of the Rings movie). The day was getting hotter but on the way back, post lunch, we stopped at these limestone cliffs and Peter had a picnic basket with tea and brownies for us. Excellent day trip on all fronts.
    Written 25 January 2023
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  • Andrew F
    2 contributions
    Was an awesome day out, with a very friendly guide & excellent wineries. The lunch was wonderful too.
    Written 19 January 2023
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  • Denise S
    1 contribution
    Loved the whole day! Will was our guide and he was very knowledge and good fun! The Hooker Valley trail is worth the walk, took us approx. 2.5hrs with plenty of time at the glacier for pics!!
    Written 19 January 2023
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  • Russ T
    Maui, HI19 contributions
    What a fun day on the ship. We hit the trifecta- saw the Hectors dolphins, the white flippered penguins and the N Z fur seals. Plus an interesting narrative of the area’s history
    Very friendly crew. Everyone on the boat had a delightful day.
    Written 22 January 2023
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  • Gillian B
    Perth, Australia8 contributions
    This was an excellent tour with stunning scenery and a knowledgeable guide who seemed to genuinely care about the guests on board.
    Written 11 December 2022
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  • 76Angela76
    Singapore, null, Singapore25 contributions
    It was a small group of 6 so time was easy to manage. The train rude was good but impt if u get good sears. We were grouped to seat with another group member for our family so couldn't say that was great. The subsequent photos stops were great as the guide, Scotty explained the details and helped us to better understand the surroundings. Lunch was ordinary with one 1 cafe open. The visit to the sheep farm was good too. Amazing to see the sheep dog in action. Overall, a cosy and nice day tour for all.
    Written 7 December 2022
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  • mutford2
    Lowestoft, UK14 contributions
    Our driver Joseph did a great tour for us today. There was a lot to learn about the earthquake of 2012 and how its affected the city and its people. Its amazing that so much has been restored or rebuilt already even though its been 11 years and work still goes on.

    Written 24 January 2023
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  • laith m
    3 contributions
    You get picked up around 8:30 AM and start going towards your destination immediately which takes about 3 hours with a stop at a cafe in between for about 30 minutes. Our tour guide (who’s name I can’t remember) was an awesome lady. She picked us up on a Monday morning and didn’t know where she was going in Christchurch and knew nothing about the place, which is fine, just something to note. She was very friendly and funny and had a lot of insightful stories. A lot of the stories consisted of another tour guides background in the lord of the rings films as peter jackson’s security. There was a lot of information you probably couldn’t get elsewhere which is very valuable to a hardcore fan. Looking out of the bus was lovely until the windows fogged up and dirt started sticking to them from the outside. I took a rag and wiped it at the cafe which is what I recommend doing. Once you actually arrive at Mount Sunday, the journey up the hill can be a tad difficult for unfit people but it was relatively easy for the payoff. The top of mount Sunday is absolutely breathtaking, and the guide even let us carry The Shards of Narsil up the hill. You stay up at the peak for about an hour, which could’ve been longer for me, and i’m not typically a person who likes to be at one spot for too long. There’s rocks to sit on, beautiful spots to take memorable pictures, and it’s a small group, so everyone chatted with each other at one point or another which was very pleasant. I noticed our tour guide talked to us all individually at least once she was very sweet and interested in what I had to say. When we walked back down, she served us lunch which were some very delicious sandwiches and even treated us to a glass of champagne while we were outside which was an absolute treat. I will warn you, it’s very easy to spill your champagne there so drink it first then eat. When we loaded up to go back home, she played the appendices of LOTR on a TV in the van with some easter eggs which was nice as it drew my attention more to the LOTR aspect of the trip. Ultimately, this trip is very worth if you’re a LOTR fan, just don’t get your hopes up for Helm’s Deep as it isn’t visible whatsoever whatever they tell you. You’ll feel accommodated and like you’re in a group of friends. Overall a great time and I came back with a happy stomach and lots of amazing memories.
    Written 22 December 2022
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  • Matthew S
    1 contribution
    We absolutely loved our day-trip experience! While some most-day tours can feel like they drag by, this one was well scheduled. The trip to Kaikoura was well worth the 2 hour drive and the whale watching company was incredible. Most of all - our driver (Jude) was the highlight of the trip! She was knowledgable, thorough, entertaining and kind. I wish I could have taken her with me everywhere we went afterwards. We would definitely recommend this trip for anyone with the time.
    Written 18 January 2023
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  • Paul B
    Brisbane Region, Australia87 contributions
    This is a very enjoyable train journey. The seats are comfortable and the big windows provide great views. Food and drinks are available on-board. The best views are on the right hand side of the train (in the direction of travel) when travelling from Christchurch to Greymouth, but the rail company does the seat allocation so it's pot luck, but you might be able to ask at check-in. The best views and photo opportunities come from the open-air observation car but in winter only the bravest souls would be able to take the cold. (The big windows in the seating carriages tend to give a lot of reflection in photos taken from your seat). The most stunning scenery is only about 45 minutes into the trip. The stop at Arthur's Pass is a welcome opportunity to stretch your legs and the tunnel just out of Arthur's Pass is very impressive. My recommendation would be to NOT take the train back to Christchurch but either fly back from Greymouth (it and nearby Hokitika have regular air services) or hire a car and do the stunning drive back to Christchurch (after spending a few days on the beautiful west coast). The road back follows the railway line for most of the journey but driving allows you to stop at several lookouts and other places of interest as well as giving you a slightly different aspect from the train.
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Angela B
    Perth, Australia34 contributions
    We decided to do the trip following rave reviews from friends. It was ok. Seating was comfortable and plenty of room to move around. Cafe had a good choice of food and drink and staff were very pleasant and welcoming. The scenery was beautiful. I'm glad we did it.
    Written 27 August 2022
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  • AdvisorBert
    London, UK3 contributions
    This trip featured amazing views of Lakes Tekapo and Pukaki and of course of Mount Cook. Will was an excellent guide that really made the driving parts of this trip (four hours each way, including stops for some of those aforementioned views and toilet breaks) as entertaining as is possible! He was very knowledgeable, personable and funny; fantastic!
    Written 19 January 2023
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  • 666Sharyn
    1 contribution
    Had a great day with Scotty, learnt a lot about Christchurch and surrounds. Antarctic Centre a highlight. Would highly recommend this tour.
    Written 18 December 2022
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