Christchurch City is alive with colour, atmosphere and world-class attractions. Christchurch is known internationally as the "Garden City" because of its spectacular gardens. Christchurch offers a top selection of private and public gardens showcasing the beautiful flora and fauna of New Zealand. Browse formal gardens, botanical gardens, native gardens and a variety of other stunning gardens in Christchurch.
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Relax in, and enjoy our stunning, secluded and quiet, 1.5-acre gardens in Rolleston, on the southern outskirts of Christchurch. Enjoy our beautiful accommodation rooms, substantial breakfasts, and friendly hosts. Complimentary airport or TranzAlpine Railway transfers, Internet, secure parking, NO steps. Ideal setting for a relaxing getaway or base for Christchurch/Canterbury adventures. Garden tours by appointment.
The gardens are at the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City. From a solitary oak planted in 1863 the 21 hectares of gardens have flourished and feature one of the finest collections of exotic and native plants in New Zealand. A stylish new multi-purpose visitor centre opened in 2014 adding an exciting dimension to this popular attraction.
Experience Christchurch with the Grand Tour. Board our luxury coach for an interactive and fun guided sightseeing tour of Christchurch. Fully guided by our knowledgeable host, our Grand Tour shows you the best the city has to offer. Your tour includes Christchurch’s four premium attractions – Punting on the Avon, The Gondola, The Caterpillar Botanic Gardens Tour and the Tram.
A favourite of our Christchurch attractions, the Gardens Tour is a very affordable activity for any nature enthusiast. Glide over smooth pathways in our electric-powered Caterpillar shuttle, a cute vehicle looking like its namesake, the caterpillar. You can hop on or off the Caterpillar at any time. Bring your camera. Operates all seasons of the year.
Summer or winter, glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, wrapped in luxury, as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly.
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