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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 15 October 2018

Not for the faint hearted. Views outstanding and the history show at the summit was an added bonus. Do visit.

Thank jontywheeler
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for your review and we are happy to hear enjoyed your visit here at the Christchurch Gondola. Tasha :)

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We went for an unplanned afternoon trip and we ended up here. We enjoyed our snack and of course the gondola ride!

Thank advait2017
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks for your review and what an great unplanned spot to end up at to unwind! Tasha :)

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Great we take the grandchildren up about 5 x year(have yearly pass) Lovely views, good outside for picnic lunch amongst the surrounding tussock grasses. Time tunnel inside the Gondola about 10 minutes good over view of CHCH.

Thank Carole G
Reviewed 11 October 2018

There are no senior discounts on this Island so full price at all attractions. The view is spectuyalr and at the top the resturant is well worth the scones and coffee. You can watch the Luge riders come down the hill whilst sipping coffee

Thank vivpidge
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Loved the views, but what a disappointment at top. This was a birthday treat for daughter in wheelchair; chair went in 1st gondola, people in 2nd - so no problem. two problems at top - lift was built for very small occupants (asian?) and had...More

Thank Hungrykiwi29
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely experience up the Christchurch gondola. Had a drink from the cafe that was well stocked and reasonably priced. View was great and enjoyed the short historical ride too.

Thank klh75
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for your review and we are happy to hear you enjoyed our great views from the summit. Tasha :)

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The Gondola as such provides an nice experience. The ride up is pleasant and personell are friendly and helpful. Walking on the top is more troublesome because of the lacking indications. There are four possibilities: touring the volcano rim, to the bluff and back, to...More

Thank JPandDiane
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The "main view" from up here (by which I mean the top station of the Gondola) is that to the south where you'll see the blue placid water of Lyttelton Harbor with also a small lovely seaport in it & the green hilly landscape of...More

Thank Myo M
CHCHAttractions, Front Office Manager at Christchurch Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for your great feedback and I love the way you have described your visit to the Christchurch Gondola in a "storybook view" way! Tasha :)

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Great few hours taking the ride up, having something to eat and then doing a little walk at the top.

Thank ozziemale1964
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We live in Christchurch so did not attend as tourists but as a local couple overlooking the city - she's still breathraking! Worth the expensive fee :)

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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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