Christchurch – Sightseeing with Sheep Farm Tour LT77CS


Visit a working sheep farm with dog mustering, sheep shearing and morning or afternoon tea combined with a city tour of Christchurch taking in not only the damage to the city by several earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 and the rebuild currently taking place but also the remaining historic landmarks and the existing beauty of this picturesque city.

Experience rural New Zealand with a sheep farm tour, watch the sheep dogs round up the sheep ready to shear, with morning or afternoon tea in the woolshed.

You will learn about the different sheep breeds and their wool and how the wool is packed and graded. You will also enjoy some fine home baking!

On your return to Christchurch you will be given a brief tour of the city centre once with its historic buildings and architecture now heavily destroyed and badly damaged by the Earthquake hitting the city in February 2011 .

Experience the grand architecture, beautiful gardens and scenic view points on a half-day city tour of Christchurch. Wander the Monavale Gardens with pretty ponds and water features, visit the botanical gardens in the central city and the seaside suburb of Sumner. Travel to the Sign of the Takahe to admire the spectacular views over the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps.


  • Experience a real working Canterbury Sheep farm
  • Sheep Dogs at work
  • Sheep Shearing
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • Central Christchurch including the badly earthquake damaged city centre
  • Stops for photo opportunities at all the key destinations

This sightseeing option of Christchurch is designed for cruise ship passengers.

Departs Lyttelton at 8.45am and 1.15 pm returning to Lyttelton by 12.30 pm and 4.30pm, This will ensure you arrive at the Cruise ship before departure. On the morning tour you can opt to be dropped off in the central city outside the Canterbury Museum and catch the shuttle to Lyttelton that departs from this location every 30 minutes.

Activity type : Daily Activity
Activity Time : 08.45 am and 1.15 pm
Maximum number of people : 50
Venue Facilities : Air Conditioned Coach, Full Commentary Tour , Working Sheep Farm with Dog Mustering, Sheep Shearing and Morning or Afternoon Tea
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For your convenience, you will not be charged until the day of your tour and if your ship cancels the port visit you will not be charged at all. How good is that!

Multiple Booking Discount

Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings –  Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.

Please note:

Tour start/finish times are general and we may adjust these times to suite your cruise ship schedule. We guarantee your return to ship on time!

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