Christchurch Tram

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What you need to know

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The full circuit is 50 minutes, with tickets valid for one day

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Open hours

Currently 9:50am – 5pm daily (last tram departs stop 1 at 4pm)

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There is no minimum age but for safety reasons children must be accompanied by a paying adult

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What's included

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


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What we offer


We are committed to giving you the best experience possible. Whether you are a visitor to Christchurch or a local exploring your hometown sights, our friendly staff will show you the best attractions the city has to offer.


Purchase our combo tickets for great discounts:
Combine TWO attractions and save $5
Combine THREE attractions and save $10
Savings valid for adult tickets

Customer Reviews

May 13, 2022
Really enjoyed our experience. The tram itself is beautiful and a fabulous way to see the inner city. The driver was pleasant and entertaining.

Melissa H

May 6, 2022
Fabulous staff made me and three pre-schoolers very welcome. Love the commentaries, I always learn something new.

Ali Greening

April 29, 2022
Unique experience in Christchurch! Catch the Tram and take a tour of the city centre. There are stops at most of the tourist spots around town. The whole tour takes around 50 mins all the way round. Detailed commentary from the Driver onboard. Kids travel free with a paying Adult (Up to 3)

William Lin

April 27, 2022
Very informative. Driver was very knowledgeable of the area, post buildings and future developments. Great overview of the city.

Jessica C

Tram Route Map

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 rejoins our Tram loop and passes the Canterbury Museum, Hagley Park, Victoria Square and New Regent Street. There are currently 18 stops along the route.

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

What you need to know

Christchurch Attractions Tram Tour suit all ages.

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.

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. Folded prams can be accommodated on board the Trams.

We have two to five Tramcars operating daily, and have seven Trams in total: Trams 11, 15, 152, 178, 244, 1888 and 411 (Tramway Restaurant).

Please note that 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.

Group rates apply for school and pre-school groups: please enquire at

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