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Experience a Jet boat ride “The Braided Blast” on the snow fed Waimakariri River in the shallow river flats.
A 30 Minute Jet boat ride, your driver will speed and spin in waters that sometimes are only centimetres deep. Experience the thrills of jet boating through shallow shifting, ever changing courses of shingle bottom streams.
On your return to Christchurch you will be given a 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. See for yourself both the destruction of the central city and the rebuild that is taking place. You will also be able to view the new architecture, beautiful gardens and scenic viewpoints. Wander the Monavale Gardens with its pretty ponds and water features, as well as 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.
This sightseeing option of Christchurch is designed for cruise ship passengers.
This option departs Lyttelton at 8.45am and 1.15 pm returning to Lyttelton by 12.30 pm and 4.30pm respectively. 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.
Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings – Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.