Christchurch Tram City Tour

Explore Christchurch in heritage style

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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

Summer: 9am – 5pm daily (October – March)
Winter: 10am – 4pm daily (April – September)

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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 17 Tram stops, and get on and off with your ticket throughout the day. The Trams run every 15-25 minutes


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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

August 18, 2020
Excellent way to see the city and its redevelopment and your ticket which you can purchase from the driver at any stop also enables you to hop on and off at any stop, the ticket lasts all day. As you travel around the driver passes on information of things to see and the redevelopment of the city.

Cookapie - Nelson, New Zealand

August 14, 2020
A fun way to see the city. Even though we have visited many times, this is something we have never done. Was great to be able to get on and off at any stop we wanted. Booking was easy, stops easy to find and commentary interesting and informative. Highly recommended.

C Abbott

July 19, 2020
Awesome trip. Very informative drivers, perfect timings and very polite and helpful staff. Loved everything.

Hema Sundram

July 18, 2020
What a fantastic way to see the city and learn its history! Absolutely loved our hop on hop off tickets!!! Thanks to Baz our Tram driver information extraordinaire!!!!

Nicky B - Napier, New Zealand

Tram Route Map

The journey begins at Cathedral Junction and travels through Cathedral Square before passing the Avon River 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 17 stops along the route.

Our Tramway Restaurant departs from Cathedral Junction at 7:00pm daily March – October and at 7:30pm daily November – February. Bookings essential (please note that the Tramway Restaurant is currently closed for maintenance and is scheduled to re-open on 1 November 2020).


What you need to know

Christchurch Attractions Tram Tour suit all ages.

Board at any of our 17 Tram stops, and get on and off with your ticket throughout the day. The Trams run every 15-25 minutes.

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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