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Adult: NZ$30
Child (up to 3 free per adult): NZ$0
Additional Children(each): NZ$5
: Free

Child Age is 5-15 years


Quick Info

DURATION: The full circuit is 50 minutes, with tickets valid for one day.
OPEN HOURS: Currently 9am – 6pm daily (last tram departs stop 1 at 5pm). Open 9:30am – 2pm on Christmas Day.
MINIMUM AGE: There is no minimum age but for safety reasons children must be accompanied by a paying adult

Explore Christchurch with an All-Day Tram Pass

The Christchurch Trams offer a unique experience combining history and sightseeing. Family-friendly and ideal for locals and visitors alike, our beautifully-restored heritage trams are one of the city’s most iconic and best-loved attractions – and don’t forget kids go free!

Our all-day hop-on hop-off tickets allow you to visit the central city sights at your leisure and our friendly and knowledgeable drivers will keep you updated about the latest city changes in their informative live commentaries. Purchase your tickets online, from our drivers, or at our Tram Shop at stop 1.

The journey begins at Cathedral Junction and travels through Cathedral Square before passing the Avon River, Cashel Street and High Street. From here the Tram travels back through Cathedral Square and along Worcester Street, Rolleston Avenue, Armagh Street and New Regent Street before arriving back at Cathedral Junction. There are 18 stops en route and the full circuit takes approximately 50 minutes to complete.

Explore the best of the central city from our various stops: the Canterbury Museum & Botanic Gardens, Tūranga, and Margaret Mahy Playground are must-visit spots for families; and the many retail stores, bars, and eateries at The Terrace, Cashel Street & Riverside Market, SALT District, Arts Centre, and New Regent Street offer fantastic shopping and dining options for all. For frequent visitors, we recommend our great-value Tram & Gondola Annual Pass – perfect for locals!

Our Tramway Restaurant departs from Cathedral Junction at 7:00pm March – October and at 7:30pm November – February. Bookings essential.

Children are classed as being 5-15 years of age and infants under 5 years of age. Up to three children may ride free of charge per paying adult, and tickets can be purchased for $5 each for additional children. Infants are free of charge.

The inside seats are cozy and secure, but please note outside seats are not weatherproof. Children must be accompanied on the Trams at all times by a paying adult. For safety reasons, we allow one adult to supervise up to five children or infants aged 15 years and under. As in any city street, you must keep children safe in traffic. A small number of folded prams can be accommodated on board the Trams.

There are plenty of on-street and off-street parking options along the Tram route: see Christchurch City Council’s website for parking locations.

For those arriving by bus, the Christchurch Bus Interchange is a one-block walk from stops 5 and 8, and the Manchester Street Super Stop is a one-block walk from stop 1 in Cathedral Junction.

We’re looking for full-time and part-time tram drivers and conductors to join our Christchurch Tram team!
It’s a great and unique role: if you love chatting to people, are proud to share Ōtautahi Christchurch’s stories with visitors from all over the world and think driving a tram would be a bit of fun, we want to hear from you.
It’s a great way to keep active (you’ll get in plenty of steps from hopping on and off the tramcars), and you’ll be part of the city’s fabric driving our distinctive heritage trams.
Contact our team at for further information about the role and for a position application form – applicants need to have a valid driver’s licence and be available for weekend work. We’ll be interviewing in April with training starting in May for our next summer season.
Get in touch with us today!

Play All Day

Board at any of our 18 Tram stops, and get on and off with your ticket throughout the day. The Trams run every 15-25 minutes with the last Tram departing from Stop 1 one hour prior to closing.

Tramway Restaurant

Our Tramway Restaurant departs from Cathedral Junction at 7:00pm March – October and at 7:30pm November – February. Bookings essential.

What people say

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Perfect way to see Christchurch. Includes: Tram 1 day pass, Gondola entry and Punting on the Avon ride.




Explore Christchurch from the city to the hills. So much to see! Includes: Tram 1 day pass and Gondola entry.




Experience central Christchurch by river and rail!
Includes: Tram 1 day pass and Punting on the Avon ride.




Unlimited rides on the iconic Christchurch Gondola and Christchurch Tram for 12 months!


Why Book With Us?

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Our combo products offer great value: the more activities you book, the more you save.

Recognised Leader

We’re Qualmark Gold accredited for our top safety and operating practices.

Locally Owned

We’ve been owned and operated by local Kiwi families since 2005.

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109 Worcester St (Shop 13)
Cathedral Junction
Christchurch 8011, New Zealand



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