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Christchurch Gondola

10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 0310
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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 to see and do - experience the Time Tunnel Ride, go shopping, relax and enjoy a snack or beverage at the Red Rock Cafe.
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10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 0310
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very enjoyable and smooth ride. My partner is terrified of heights and managed to ride the Gondola with little stress. Its quite a quick ride considering height. Once up the top straught to the bar or restaurant and enjoy a drink or two or a...More

Thank Kev D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We purchased tickets from I-SIGHT in Christchurch and we upgraded to include the return minibus at 10 NZD. The journey took approx 15 mins each way which took away the problem of driving to the Gondola. There was a couple of minutes wait to be...More

Thank david p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent way to see the area surrounding Christchurch from above. The ride up is a little scary if you don't like heights, but the views are worth it! Outdoor area to walk around at the top, as well as a restaurant & shop. Would definitely...More

Thank Rose W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous views well worth a visit. Restaurant on top so good to have coffee & eats not bad for money 👍 Loved to see views great time 👍

Thank Dee D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Weather did not cooperate but the trek up the mountain was well worth the ride. Cafe up top for a coffee and the tour is well done.

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Port Hills are a very interesting feature of Christchurch environs. A trip up the Gondola gives you a very excellent perspective. From the top you look down on Lyttleton the Port of Christchurch look west and see Christchurch and beyond over the Canterbury Plains to...More

Thank birdman222015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy drive from downtown Christchurch to gondola station. Cheap ticket to ride. Once you arrive at the top and if you are blessed with a clear day then you will have a spectacular view of the area. Well worth it. Great value. 👍🏼

Thank Lukas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday and the queuing was negligible. At NZD28 per adult, probably just about worth the money. Option to buy a multi ticket for four Christchurch attractions which gives you a discount. Approximately 10 minute ride to the top which provides spectacular...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely day travelling up the gondola and seeing the sights from the peninsula. What a wonderful way to get a view of Christchurch!

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Christchurch you MUST take the gondola to take in the views, and if you do then don't forget to stop off in the cafe which offers a vast selection of well priced and delicious snacks & meals. The scones & cakes...More

Thank Bee A
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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
28 May 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, our Gondola cabins can accommodate folded wheelchairs. Once at the top station, our staff will be able to direct you to the lift so you can access the upper levels of the building. There... More
Jacky C
20 May 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, the Gondola operates 364 days per year (we are closed on Christmas Day), so we are open daily in winter. There may be occasions when we need to close due to the wind being outside of our... More