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Christchurch Gondola: Tours & Tickets

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For a “top” experience in Christchurch (15 minute drive from central city), enjoy a relaxing ride to the summit of the Port Hills. Spectacular 360 degree views of the city, Lyttelton Harbour, the majestic Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Plenty...more
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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very relaxing and tranquil views on the top of the mountain. Timeline tunnel very exciting and informative. Affordable meals on the cafe made over all a great experience.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Arbe T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I seldom write bad reviews, I will keep this short but probably quite sharp. Me and my mum took my two toddlers up the Gondola today, it was nostalgic because my nana used to take me up there when I was younger. The experience from...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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CHCHAttractions, General Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bronte Thanks for providing us with your feedback, it is a shame that we did not meet your expectations. Normally we do not have issues with under 3's being scared on the time tunnel ride, as they normally love it, however we normally advise...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

You really can't beat the views from the gondola. It's also a great idea to take the gondola up and walk down.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RoseWalters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we took the gondola. It is very easy to get on and off. The views are magnificent and you can see souch. It was nice to walk around at the top.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 591pattya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got an amazing view of Christchurch from the top of the mountain thanks to this Gondola. The Gondola ride is fun. I also checked out the Time Tunnel Experience on top, it was a pretty decent introduction to South Island. The café on top...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last stop on day 2 of our Christchurch adventure. It was easy to find and had plentiful parking. Paying was easy, its not to expensive for what it is and getting straight on was a bonus. It was off season in August...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ginges_revenge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first activity in Christchurch, we were very excited to see the mountains in the distance. Gondola are such a good way to get the 'big picture'

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank megank176
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth a visit. Great view at the Top. You can also walk around at the top which gives you a chance for good photos. We were told that there is a track to walk back to the bottom. There is a souvenir shop...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank fanbelt62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Woke up to a really clear sunny day. We were all home for a change so decided to head up to the Christchurch Gondola. No queues, no booking needed. $30 for an adult and $15 for a child. No discount for Christchurch residents. Straight onto...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nessybear1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While you can walk up / down the hill, an occasional trip in the gondola provides much better views above the ground, looking across Christchurch and beyond to mountains in the north!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Atc22
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the Gondola. We are pleased you enjoyed the spectacular views of the city and harbour. Rose:)

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Dhawal11
19 September 2019|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. There is no public road access to the top of Mount Cavendish where our Gondola summit station is located. There is a walking track which leads up to the summit station from nearby our base... More
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g m
25 August 2019|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, we do sell one-way tickets at the Gondola: these are not available to purchase online but can be purchased in person at the Gondola's base station or at the gift store at the top... More
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TravelDiaries_Aus
11 July 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The Christchurch Gondola is located at 10 Bridle Path Road in Heathcote (a 15-minute drive from the city centre). If you do not have your own vehicle we do operate a Gondola Shuttle which departs... More
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