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Address: 10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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+64 3-384 0310
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For a “top” experience in Christchurch (15 minute drive from central city),...

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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A must see with visitors or locals.the gondolar ride to the top is ENJOYABLE.passing ova sheep and paddocks.great city/sumner views.a comfortable ride(carries 4people... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see with visitors or locals.the gondolar ride to the top is ENJOYABLE.passing ova sheep and paddocks.great city/sumner views.a comfortable ride(carries 4people each)excelent 360degrees view of lyttleton and city.jacket recommended as it gets windy .

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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We're proud of it. Nice ride (cancelled if it is too windy) interesting building and some food at the top. It is a good way to look down into Lyttelton crater.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be prepared to queue for this popular attraction. You are rewarded with great views on the way up and even more from the cafe at the top. Not quite so easy for disabled people. There is a lft to/from the cafe, but it is quite well hidden so not easily found. You also have to go through the delivery area... More 

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Cunderdin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to get to with own transport.Cost us $28 each return. View fro the top was amazing with a nice fine day. Need to get there early for parking.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brief trip out of city center to get to but well worth the effort to find as the views are amazing. Can be long cues to get on the gondola as it is popular, so early or later in the day would save lining up time. You can do a couple of walks once at the top, or walk either... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Scenic drive. Gondola ride was awesome. Its quite high. Very exciting. When boarding Gondola, its in motion. Lots of look out points. Curio shop, a bit pricey.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable for all ages. Very friendly staff who were excellent at putting our slightly nervous child at ease. Spectacular views for miles. Well worth a visit.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing day out. Went here with my grandparents and it was fabulous. The time tunnel is definitely worth taking a look at once at the top!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm terrified of heights but had a friend visit from overseas so decided to do this with her. It was a first for me as well. The ride up gives great views of christchurch and once you're up there, you can see lyttelton as well. The ride down freaked me out as we stopped for 3min mod air (can happen)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely lovely day out, beautiful scenery, very friendly people,you get a photograph if you want , to buy of course and we walked over the hills also do a tunnel ride thoroughly enjoyed it

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