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Contact our friendly reservations team at or on 03 366 0337 for bookings and details.


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2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013

Punting Event Options

Punting on the scenic Avon River is a relaxing experience perfect for various events, and several options are available for groups. From corporate outings or conference breaks to spoiling your hard-working team or celebrating a special occasion with friends, a punt ride is a great way to unwind.

We also offer Pop-Up Punt Performances featuring live music as well as other events at various times of the year: keep an eye on our Facebook page for details.

Learn more about our exclusive evening punt rides for Tīrama Mai 2023 below!

Tīrama Mai 2023 Punt Rides

Join us for an exclusive evening punting experience through the heart of the Tīrama Mai festival in central Christchurch! Board a punt at the Antigua Boat Sheds and travel through the Avon River Precinct past the illuminations on a 35-min tour during 7-9 and 13-15 July 2023. Bookings essential – book today!

Private Charter from Antigua Boat Sheds

The Antigua Boat Sheds is one of Christchurch’s oldest and most recognizable buildings, and private hire of punts is available from this site in addition to our standard 30-minute shared rides. Private charters run for 45 minutes and are available for groups as well as for couples looking for a romantic outing. Glide along the river through the tranquil Botanic Gardens and relax, taking in the flora and wildlife. These charters are subject to availability.

For groups looking for catering options, these are available from the neighboring Boat Shed Cafe.

Private Charter from Worcester Bridge

Situated on the City Promenade, our Worcester Bridge departure point is just a few steps from Te Pae Christchurch. Punts are currently available only for private hire from this location, and this is a wonderful activity to see the city and enjoy the fresh air and time out from a conference or other event. Enjoy punting down the river through Victoria Square and past the Town Hall through to Margaret Mahy Playground. Tours then return to disembark opposite the Christchurch Town Hall.

Performance on the Avon

We offer special punt rides featuring live performances at various times throughout the year, offering an exclusive and unique musical experience on the Avon River.

Why Book With Us?

Book More & Save

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.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: We want to ensure your visit is all that it should be.

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



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