#1 Rated tour operator

Consistently rated #1 by TripAdvisor for Sightseeing and Nature & Wildlife Tours in Christchurch. 

Travel in luxury transport

Our luxury Mercedes-Benz provides ample leg room, panoramic viewing, and free onboard WIFI.

Discounts for groups

Discounts are available for groups of three or more. View your preferred tour or get in touch for more information.

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Day Tours departing from Christchurch

Aoraki (Mount Cook) and Tasman Glacier Tour

Get ready for a hassle-free day of adventures from Christchurch with round-trip transport, and admission tickets included. The trip will showcase scenic viewpoints along the way, such as Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Ben Ohau Range, Tasman Glacier, and sites from Lord of the Rings. Includes a delicious lunch at the Hermitage Hotel, as well as morning and afternoon tea, coffee and snacks.

Departure: 8:30am from Christchurch
Duration: 12 Hours (approx.)
Price: From NZ$307 per adult; NZ$290 per child

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Tour

Nature, local wildlife, and delicious food experiences combined into one tour. Travel in comfort between dispersed sites including Banks Peninsula, Barrys Bay Cheese Factory, and the Wild Side Conservation Area to spot wild penguins. You won’t have to worry about bringing snacks with you as light refreshments, drinks, and a delicious lunch are all included. 

Departure: 9:00am from Christchurch
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
Price: From NZ$239 per adultNZ$205 per child

Akaroa Wellbeing Eco-Safari Tour

This customisable tour is specifically designed with your relaxation and wellbeing in mind. Take time out to connect with nature on a relaxing harbour cruise with Hector dolphins; or delight in a nature safari with wild penguins; or experience the serenity of tame, friendly award-winning alpacas. Or do all three! Plus, enjoy an end-of-day wine tasting at the special French Peak vineyard. 

Departure: 8:30am from Christchurch
Duration: 9-10 hours
Price: From NZ$132 per adult; NZ$93 per child 

New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour

Journey through the beautiful Canterbury Plains set against the remarkable mountain scenery of the southern alps. On your way to different farms (up to three) you will experience a variety of farm types that include horse studs, sheep, cattle, deer, cereal crops, poultry, pigs, orchards, vineyards, vegetables, forestry, and flower growing.

Departure: 8:30am from Christchurch
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
Price: From NZ$234 per adult; NZ$160 per child

Lord of the Rings & High Country Station Tour

A truly unique experience in incredible surroundings.  Visit a genuine Canterbury high-country sheep station in "Lord of the Rings Middle Earth". Have lunch at the Mt Potts Lodge, alongside Mt Sunday (LOR's Edoras). Take in the sights of back country Southern Alps and braided rivers with an optional Clydesdale Horses Wagon Ride (option available September to May inclusive).

Departure: 8:30am from Christchurch
Duration: 11-12 hours
Price: From NZ$235 per adult; NZ$205 per child

Paddock to Plate, Food & Wine Tour

Acquire an appreciation of the Canterbury region's finest food ingredients and wine offerings! Visit the local Farmers Market and 3-4 wineries, and hear authentic "paddock to plate" history and stories. A wonderful part-day adventure taking in the beautiful patch-worked scenery that is Canterbury farmlands - renowned for superior wine and specialty food production.

Departure: TBC - Please contact us
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
Price: NZ$TBC per adult - Please contact us

Tour Availability

For a snapshot of our current schedule of tours and availability, please refer to the table below. Tours are limited, so book today to avoid disappointment!


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