Frequently Asked Questions


When did the Gondola open?

The Christchurch Gondola officially opened on 24th November 1992

How long is the ride?

On average, the ride takes about 10 minutes although top speed allows us to make the ride time 4 minutes 30 seconds

Tram City Tour

How long does the Tram take?

Approx. 45 to 50 mins for one loop.

How often do the Trams run?

Approximately every 10 minutes in summer and every 15 minutes in winter.

Punting on the Avon

How long is the ride?

Our Standard shared ride is 30 minutes; our Private ride is 45 minutes

Where does the ride start and finish? Can I disembark at any other stops on the way?

The ride will start at either the Antigua Boatsheds, Worcester Street Bridge, or Mona Vale Homestead depending on which tour option you purchase. The ride will also finish at the same location. There are no options to disembark from the ride any earlier due to health and safety reasons.

Christchurch Tramway Restaurant

What does the price include?

Our $109 menu package includes a welcome drink, starter, entree, main, dessert and tea or coffee.

How long does the dinner take?

Our 7:00pm and 7:30pm dinner services take approximately 2.5 hours.