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Christchurch Sightseeing Tour by Classic Double-Decker Bus
"After boarding your traditional London-style red double-decker bus in central Christchurch enjoy fabulous views as you tour the city center for one hour. Listen to interesting onboard commentary detailing the city's history from pioneering days to the recovery efforts following the February 2011 earthquake.Then transfer from your open-top bus to a closed-top vintage double-decker bus for your 2-hour tour of the greater Christchurch area. The tour takes you to the seaside at Sumner with a stop to enjoy time on the beach while you soak up the spectacular views that include the Southern Alps.Travel up to the Port Hills for more views over the city
From NZD69.00
 
Christchurch Super Saver: Christchurch Double Decker Bus Tour plus Lord of the Rings Journey to Edoras Tour
"Take in the best of Christchurch proper and its gorgeous countryside in two tours on separate days. First book the date for your Christchurch Sightseeing Tour then take your The Lord of The Rings tour to Edoras within seven days.Christchurch Sightseeing Tour by Classic Double-Decker Bus (3 hours):Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and head to central Christchurch to board yo from the days of the early pioneers to the aftermath and recovery from the devastating earthquake of 2011. (Note: The open-top bus operates from November to April. From May to October the full 3-hour tour will operate on a closed-top double-decker bus.)After your 1-hour tour transfer to a vintage closed-top double-decker bus for a 2-hour tour of greater Christchurch. Travel to the seaside at Sumner and have time to stop on the beach. Take photos of spectacular scenery that extends from the coast to the Southern Alps. Then drive into the Port Hills for views overlooking the city Canterbury Plains
From NZD295.00
 
"Grand Tour of Christchurch Including Botanic Gardens
"Grand Tour of Christchurch Including Botanic Gardens Gondola and Hop-On Hop-Off Tram""After hotel pickup board an air-conditioned coach to begin your Christchurch sightseeing adventure enjoying informative narration from your knowledgeable guide during the drive.Your first activity is a 30-minute boat ride on the tranquil Avon River by punt a traditional flat-bottomed boat. Share the small comfortable boat with a couple of companions
From NZD129.00

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Wunderbar

Update November 2012Oh dear, I have just seen that I have not earthquake-updated my Wunderbar review! So let me tell you that the place has less oddities than under the previous owner but still great...
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Wunderbar

The Wunderbar is one of the most unique (odd) places you can go to in NZ. From the dolls head collection to the assortment of board games that you can use, this place is a great night out. The back...
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Empire Hotel

Empire Hotel, 9 London Street, Lyttelton. Half price happy hour from 5 - 6 every day. This is probably the best bar to get talking to the locals and other people from overseas who have made Lyttelton...
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Harbour Light Cafe

HHharbour Light Cafe is a small theather where life gigs makes for an good evening out...my favourite spot when I have the chance to get out and about. the Art Deco Building survived a couple of...
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Wunderbar

No trip to Lyttelton, or for that matter the Christchurch area, is complete without a trip to the Wunderbar. The funky front room and bizzare back room are great places to hang out and watch some very...
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Habourlight Theatre

The Harbourlight is typical of what makes Lyttelton an interesting place. It is an intimate theatre with a constantly changing list of acts. The Foyer has many posters of previous performers including...
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Lyttelton

Lyttelton has some interesting pubs including some historic places. The British (1857), The Mitre (1849), Royal, and Lyttelton are all interesting places to sample an ale of your choice. No dress code...
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The Wunderbar

What a great eclectic place to have a beer! I was here in the daytime, but I'm guessing this place gets a little crazy in the evenings...
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Rat N Roach

The Rat and Roach was almost right outside our window, and I loved the way it lit up on nights it was open. I think they may also have had entertainment.
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Hotels Near Lyttelton

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16 Marriner Street, Sumner, Christchurch, 8081, New Zealand
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26 Marriner Street, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, New Zealand
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52 Main Road, Lyttelton, 8971
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564 Ferry Rd, Woolston, Christchurch, 8023, New Zealand
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85 Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere, Christchurch, New Zealand
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330 Ferry Road, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, New Zealand
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Things to Do Near Lyttelton

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Port Hills

Treat yourself to a rewarding day of sightseeing! The Port Hills is one of Christchurch's most revered landscapes, with tussock slopes and rocky outcrops rising in stark contrast to the flat...
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Christchurch Gondola

The Gondola had been closed after the earthquake on 22 February 2011 - not because of structural damage but because of flooding at the summit station. Now everything is ok again, some pillars have...
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ARTS CENTER

Update May 2011 Some of the crafts and food stalls of the Arts Centre Market have shifted to the Ferrymead Heritage Park after the 22 February 2011 earthquake, as the Arts Centre remains cordoned...
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Banks Peninsula

Akaroa is 84km by road from Christchurch and is at the end of State Highway 75. It has a population of about 600 but in peak tourist time this can rise to about 7,000. The town sits on a large...
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Punting the Avon River

The tours from the Antigua Boatsheds – called Punting in the Park – are not the only option for such guided boat trips on the Avon. Other tours start at the Worcester Boulevard bridge (beside the...
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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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"New beginnings in the epicentre"
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"Port Town"
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"In the Mouth of the Volcano"
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"Lyttleton, South Island"
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"Lyttleton by the harbour"
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