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Address: Rolleston Avenue | outside Canterbury Museum,, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-385 5775
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Offering tours of Christchurch and Canterbury, Hassle-free Tours is one of...

Offering tours of Christchurch and Canterbury, Hassle-free Tours is one of the region's best ways to see the New Zealand tourist attractions that draw visitors from around the world. Between discovering Christchurch in a restored double-decker bus to speeding through the Waimak Gorge in a jet boat, there are options to suit everyone’s interests.A favourite among visitors to New Zealand is the unique Lord of the Rings Tour, which ventures into the Canterbury high country for an exciting 4WD ride to the filming location of Edoras, the capital city for the Rohan people in the film trilogy.

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Full-Day Kaikoura Tour from Christchurch

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Great guide, interesting trip and an unexpected flight!

Hassle Free picked us up from our hotel, in a comfortable minibus and drove us up to Kaikoura via the inland road, as the land slips had the coastal road closed. This gave us the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dominic C
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hassle Free picked us up from our hotel, in a comfortable minibus and drove us up to Kaikoura via the inland road, as the land slips had the coastal road closed. This gave us the opportunity to hear about the local farming, agriculture, culture and history from our friendly and knowledgeable guide, Rob. On arrival to the Whale Watching centre,... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place and what a great experience, must do if you are in this part of the world. It is one of the most breathtaking sights. The tour was very well organized by Hassle Free Tours and our excellent guide Jackson who was very informative and helpful. Highly recommend this tour.

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Kaikoura Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Jackson and hope you left with some wonderful life-long memories of your experience! Thank you for your honest feedback and for choosing to spend the day with us. Warm regards from all our team here at Hassle-free Tours!... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best trip I have done in south island. The credit goes to friendly hassle-free staff Rob. Though we cancelled our jetboat due to rain, Rob ensured we have a very good farm tour in that time. Highly Recommended!

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Alpine Safari Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Rob and are sorry to hear that the heavy rain cancelled your jet-boat ride. We are so glad you had a great day, despite the weather, and hope to welcome you back again one day in the... More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really looked forward to this trip but... weather was crap to begin with and they are not to blame for that but the vehicle had great big windows which were totally fogged up butno way of wiping them so the trip out was spoiled as one could not see out of the windows. Guide was good but not sure wa... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your honest feedback of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are sorry you were disappointed in your experience on the day. Unfortunately the weather has not been kind to us recently and the heavy deluge of rain over several days made it unsafe to enter the reserve surrounding Mt Sunday. We pride ourselves... More 

Somerset, Australia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, what a wonderful day - up to Lake Heron, along the Lake Stream and down the Rakaia River with Mark. Fantastic commentary, excellent driving; local experience and knowledge was excellent. Excellent tour - highly recommend. Want to come and do another tour with these guys next time we are in South New Zealand. Cheryl & Darrell Walsh, Tasmania

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our High Country Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with us and loved hearing that you will be back to enjoy another tour with us in the future! Thank you for choosing to spend time with us during your stay in New Zealand, we hope you left with... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour vehicle was over half an hour late, which was okay because the trip was worth it (and also the traffic in Christchurch seems unpredictable with all of the construction). The vehicle is a really cool 4WD vehicle and some of the roads are very rough or go through water (which was kind of awesome) and they drive you... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with us and loved hearing that your partner was converted too! We warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans, or those who just want to enjoy a spectacular scenery, in great company. Thank you for choosing to... More 

Flagler Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Took the inland safari tour and jet boat with Steve w and had an amazing day. Steve was extremely knowledgeable, passionate about his country and ensuring we had a great time. In addition to the listed attractions we find a few small side stops and he catered to our every need. Steve..loved the hokey pokey ice cream stop! Greg did... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Alpine Safari Tour. We are thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed your day with us and are so pleased that the tour offered elements you both loved! Thank you for choosing to spend time with us during your time in New Zealand, we hope you left with lots... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic trip with Maria to Kaikoura! We were picked up on time and dropped off on time. She told us about the sights as we were crossing them. Big thumbs up!

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Kaikoura Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Maria and hope you left with wonderful life-long memories of your time with us! Warm regards from all our team here at Hassle-free Tours! :) More 

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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Jackson, our Tour Guide, picked us up from our hotel and off we went. He gave us the history of Christchurch and how the City Center was being rebuilt after the earthquake. He also explained the different sights along the way including a giant salmon statue and the conservation efforts to protect native New Zealand plants. Once we got to... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Jackson and the commentary provided throughout. We hope you left with wonderful life-long memories! Warm regards from all our team here at Hassle-free Tours! :) More 

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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We did the Full-day Alpine Safari day trip that included a visit to a 10,000 Hectare working ranch, a jet boat ride on the Waimakariri river, great lunch at a sheep ranch and a brief hike to a waterfall and drive to Arthur's Pass. Unfortunately fires had taken out the rail line so we weren't able to do the rail... More 

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this review

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Alpine Safari Tour. We agree the scenery is spectacular and are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with us, despite the TranzAlpine being unavailable. We appreciate your comments about our guide and the commentary, and are pleased you enjoyed the jet boat ride. We hope you left with wonderful life-long... More 

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