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Christchurch Gondola

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Christchurch Gondola Ride
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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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All reviews gift shop tunnel experience great views from the top degree view lyttleton harbour cable car bridle path shuttle bus port hills annual pass southern alps great ride nice cafe well worth the trip banks peninsula sunny day canterbury museum
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a couple of ways to get to the top, one is by the gondola which is a lovely ride, about 5-10 min. the regular price is 33 NZD but you can be lucky and find some good deals online which discounts it. We...More

Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Christchurch Gondola during the new year week. There was not much of a queue and we got into the gondola quickly without a long wait. The views from the top were beautiful with a view of the Pacific ocean, harbour and...More

Thank Raja V
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting the Gondola and we are pleased you enjoyed your time with us with the beautful harbour views and tasty treats from the cafe. Rose:)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good ride on the gondola. Very windy day though so we had to wait for quite some time to come back down! Great views once at the top :)

Thank Curiosity03403237365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience. Can’t recommend this enough. Great way to view the landscape and the city. Comfortable ride. Great service. Excellent staff.

Thank ntjsmith2016
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting the Gondola and we are pleased you had such a great time. Rose:)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view was really nice as we had a lovely sunny day. The gondola stops at times and may leave you hanging for a while. The view from the top is amazing, so get your camera ready.

Thank DiverDanWee
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting the Gondola and enjoying the beautiful views on offer.Rose:)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Doesn’t open till 10am. We took the gondola to the top, took pics, had a snack in the cafe, and took the free 10 minute history “ride”. All in about an hour. We then spent about 2 hours hiking around and down The Bridle Path...More

Thank fwflyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The north westerlys were blowing when we visited. Safety is paramount and the ride was stopped for 20 minutes while the wind dropped. Great ride up to the summit with gift shop and restaurant. The gift shop provides for all ages. The view from the...More

Thank Trail711651
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful clear day. We had a fantastic view both on the way up and down. Cafe food was priced as expected in any tourist destination but was nice and service very good. We had great weather with not much wind for a...More

Thank Diana J
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting the Gondola. It's wonderful that you had such fantastic views and nice weather. Rose:)

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Took the Gondola up to the top and had a look around. The scenery & views are just wonderful, well worth the visit. But be warned - it is damned cold up there so take a warm jacket or jumper.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

I ust had to revisit this place. The views are heavenly and there are a myriad of picturesque walks. Good facilities too.

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Subarna G
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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Michellelee2368
2 March 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The Gondola opens at 10am daily, and you would likely need to leave just prior to 11:30am to arrive at the airport by 12pm. 1.5 hours would be plenty of time to spend at the Gondola: the trip... More
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sweetybabe2604
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
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