Explore the Garden City of New Zealand and the stunning Banks Peninsula on this exciting private day tour!
First up we will drive out to Sumner Beach and up over Evans Pass to Lyttelton. You’ll be amazed by the bright green waters of Lyttelton Harbour! Stop and take a look out over the harbour towards several bays full of quaint kiwi baches.
In Lyttelton, we can explore the charming London Street before taking off around the bays and stopping at stunning lookout spots in this extinct volcanic crater. We can stop for a coffee and nibble on some chocolate at She Universe, overlooking the harbour.
Coming back over the Port Hills via Governors Bay, we will stop at a viewpoint that gives expansive views over Christchurch City, the Pacific Ocean and the Southern Alps. Returning to the city we will have lunch at Riverside Market in the heart of the city before enjoying some time to explore the new retail precinct of the city.
Next up is a walking tour of the central city, where we will see the Christchurch Cathedral and Transitional “Cardboard” Cathedral, The very art deco New Regent Street, Margaret Mahy Playground – The largest in the Southern hemisphere, the Christchurch Earthquake Memorial, Christchurch Art Gallery and the Arts Centre, and the massive and beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens.
This afternoon you will enjoy Punting on the Avon River under weeping willows, before sitting down to a 2-course trust the chef dinner at The Monday Room – One of Christchurch’s finest dining establishments.