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Christchurch Gondola

10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 0310
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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 to see and do - experience the Time Tunnel Ride, go shopping, relax and enjoy a snack or beverage at the Red Rock Cafe.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can't come to Christchurch and not see the city and its surroundings from the top of the Gondola. It is simply breathtakingly beautiful!

Thank Ilhami A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the Christchurch Tramway as part of the Grand Tour. The facility was clean & all personnel were friendly, helpful & very polite. We had a clear, blue sky day and the view from the top was spectacular! The gift & snack shop at...More

Thank dkc264
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit. It's always great going up in a cable car seeing the landscape appear as you get higher. This gondola has the advantage of 360° views, with Christchurch one side and Banks peninsula and Lyttelton on the other. There is an informative...More

Thank gaz1959
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took some relatives up the Gondola in November when they stayed for a visit and they loved it! It was a nice day so we had a great view! The travel back in time is very informative too! Lovely attraction

Thank dorinab407
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attraction is a bit overpriced in my opinion. As a tourist attraction I can understand that it must be like this tough. If you like hiking you can take a path next to the gondola and walk all the way up by yourself. It’s...More

Thank ManelMoca
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the feedback, we are sorry to hear you thought we were overpriced, we do our best to ensure we stay New Zealand's least expensive Gondola operator. Thanks again for your comments, we really appreciate them.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always take friends and family who come to visit up the Gondola for a bit of a thrill and to show off the amazing views of Otautahi. As a local resident I buy a annual pass and use it to get up in the hills...More

Thank sallyp322
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience and sensational views of Christchurch and Lytteton. Great cafe and gift / souvenir shop at the top. Friendly staff. It's a must the views ate simply gorgeous.

Thank Fleur O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hiked up the trail next to the gondola ( 2 miles, 1500 ft). The views into the volcano crater lake are stunningly beautiful.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught a bright, sunny day in winter and had spectacular views over the city and over to the Akaroa peninsula. The snow-covered Southern Alps in the distance were beautiful.

Thank tkt1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful staff who stopped the gondola so my elderly parents could get on and off safely. Fantastic views at the top, enjoyed the ride at the top, an awesome experience.

Thank christine0079
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. Sounds like you all had a wonderful experience while visiting us here at the Christchurch Gondola! Tasha :)

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27 November 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, there are walking tracks near our top station. There is a map at the bottom level of the top station illustrating the tracks, and you are also welcome to ask our staff who will be able to... More
27 May 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, our Gondola cabins can accommodate folded wheelchairs. Once at the top station, our staff will be able to direct you to the lift so you can access the upper levels of the building. There... More
Jacky C
20 May 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, the Gondola operates 364 days per year (we are closed on Christmas Day), so we are open daily in winter. There may be occasions when we need to close due to the wind being outside of our... More