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Ghost stories of the Christchurch Gondola

Travel Tips

The latest tips and info about Christchurch and Hanmer Springs

In light of Halloween we’re sharing our Christchurch Gondola ghost stories! Opened in 1992 as the Mt Cavendish Gondola, the Gondola has been a favourite family activity for over 25 years.

The first long weekend after winter is nearly here! If you’re looking for things to do in Christchurch over Labour Weekend, grab your Tram & Gondola Annual Pass or a Tram ticket and jump on board the heritage trams.

Been to Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens lately? There are so many things to see and lots of popular spots but many other features that aren’t as well-known.

Our Park Punting site is teeming with feathered friends! Everyone loves feeding ducks, so why not pop down with the kids during the school holidays to feed the cute resident Avon River ducks?

Hanmer Springs offers stunning scenery and a change of pace only 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch – no wonder it’s a favourite getaway choice for Christchurch families!

There are plenty of new restaurants popping up all over Christchurch at the moment, so it can be a bit overwhelming trying to choose one for a special occasion.

The best things about spring in Christchurch The Botanic Gardens are in bloom You know spring is here when the beautiful Daffodil Woodland starts flowering and is filled with locals and tourists taking plenty of photo shots amongst the daffodils.

The Garden City is getting better and better with new fashion retail stores, bars, and restaurants opening up. The latest fashion will be on the streets of Christchurch after the opening of the new H&M store in Cashel St.