Punting on the Avon River with Optional Christchurch Gondola and Botanic Gardens Tour

Explore the tranquil side of Christchurch with a classic boating, or Punting, experience on the beautiful Avon River. A punter provides informative commentary as he or she guides you and your companions past the city centre and Christchurch Botanic Gardens in a narrow boat. You can upgrade your tour to include the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour, a Christchurch Gondola ride, or a Christchurch Tram's hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of downtown.

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30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • 30-minute Avon River punt ride
    • Caterpillar Botanic Garden tour (if option selected at time of booking)
    • Tram Tour of Christchurch (if option selected at time of booking)
    • Entry/Admission - Punting on the Avon
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Transport to/from the attractions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch New Zealand

    Experience part of the Botanic Gardens from the river while on board your Punt

    Pass By: Avon River, Christchurch New Zealand

    Your Punting experience is on the River Avon

    Stop At: Punting on the Avon, 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013 New Zealand

    Punting on the Avon is an elegant, tranquil way to enjoy the river Avon

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Punting On The Avon, 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The Punting boats are low in the River therefore you are required to bend down very low
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Christchurch Attractions

Activity ID: V-3352PUNTING

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