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"Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour with Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour and Hop-On Hop-Off Tram with Optional Gondola and Avon River Punting"When you arrive at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens hop aboard an eco-friendly electric-powered caterpillar vehicle for your tour through the gardens an oasis of exotic and indigenous plants located on a 52-acre (21-hectare) preserve in the heart of the city between Hagley Park and the Avon River.While you ride listen to entertaining commentary from the onboard guide and hear fun facts like which trees make the best bows and arrows. The full tour of the gardens takes about one hour
From NZD20.00
 
Tramway Restaurant Dinner Tour of Christchurch
"Board the Tramway Restaurant at Cathedral Junction to begin your 2.5-hour ride through central Christchurch the site of ongoing renewal since the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Be seated at a 2-person or 4-person table in the tramcar and enjoy a welcome drink on arrival. The car has room for a maximum of 36 guests and includes air-conditioning for all-weather comfort. Your knowledgeable driver shares the history of landmarks and local sights while also giving you plenty of time to ch Hagley Park the Avon River Re:START Mall Canterbury Museum and New Regent Street
From NZD99.00
 
The Original Bike Tour of Christchurch
"Your tour starts at the historic Antigua Boatsheds on the River Avon. We kit you up with your bike and safety equipment and then we start our 2 hour leisurely bike tour on mostly flat roads. Our tour will take you to all of the highlights in C including;Capture fabulous views of the Botanic GardensTake a peek at the South Island's Oldest Independent School Christ’s CollegePedal through the picturesque Hagley Park on traffic free cycle-waysEnjoy hearing a Scottish tale or two at the lovely homestead of Riccarton House (option of a 10-minute walk in the last piece of native bush land along the Canter the historic Deans CottageStroll through beautiful virgin New Zealand bush with rare Kahikatea trees at Riccarton BushAdmire the beautiful Mona Vale estate with its sculptured gardens (including fern house and rose gardens)View the CBD R runs through the cityEnjoy NZ’s most picturesque street - New Regent StreetCathedral SquareHave a look inside the Transitional Cardboard Cathedral (Shigeru Ban’s Emergency Architecture)Check out the Re:START Shipping Container Mall&#"""On the Original Christchurch Bike Tour you will experience the best of Christchurch – the history
From NZD50.00

Orana Wildlife Park Tips (5)

Say hello to Kitoko...

... a very well travelled - and utterly beautiful - cheetah who lives at Orana Wldlife Park with others of her kind - Orana participates in a worldwide captve breeding programme for these criticaly...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 31, 2006

Orana Wildlife Park

NZ's largest wildlife park!was established in 1976 by small group of dedicated wildlife enthusiasts.The Park is operated by the Orana Park Trust Board and is a registrered charitable trust. The Park...
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kris-t
Feb 03, 2004

Kiwis next to Lions and Giraffes

Orana Park gives more a zoo feeling than the cosy and more intimate wildlife park The Willowbank. This is not only due to the many exotic animals like lions, zebras, rhinos, giraffes, cheetahs and...
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Kakapo2
Nov 25, 2011

Orana Wildlife Park

This park could take you a day or so too get around..especially if you are a photo freak like me,It's awesome if you just sit & wait.Food, Animals, friends, gift shop..You can even get a ride...
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mystiknz
Jan 04, 2008

Orana Park

There are lots of animals to see here and it is nice that they all have more space if they were in other zoos. It is a good idea to turn up to the feeding/talk times early so you can get a good view...
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HuggieSam
Sep 25, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Orana Wildlife Park

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The Christchurch botanical gardens

Beautiful gardens and spaces. A safe place during the earthquake. Free summer concerts on Sundays. Punt along the river. See my travel guide on New Zealand and photo albums. Don't forget to visit the...
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Canterbury Museum

The Museum wasn't badly damaged in the Earthquakes, so reopened relatively quickly afterwards. March 2015: The Botanical gardens adjoining it are looking beautiful again and was nice to see the...
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Punting the Avon River

While I had never heard of the word "Punting" referring to anything other than the kick of a football or rugby ball, I have now come to learn that Punting is the act of propelling a punt (flat...
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Banks Peninsula

Akaroa, on the Banks Peninsula, is 84 km by road from Christchurch. It is at the end of State Highway 75 which travels along the shore of Lyttleton Harbour before crossing Gebbies Pass. The road then...
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ARTS CENTER

It is always amazing to see how amazed people are when spotting the Echo in the main court of the Arts Centre, at the Cloisters. The Echo is a simply shaped black metal frame attached to the...
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International Antarctic Centre

The Snow Storm room at the International Antarctic Centre is a well sealed safe environment with real snow. The temperature is set at -4C but at pre-determined times during the day a 'storm' occurs...
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Papanui, Cristchurch, NZ

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