Wednesday, 31 August — Friday, 2 September 2022
From 12.30pm Friday 2 September


Friday afternoon is set aside to give you time to explore some of the many activities that the Christchurch region has to offer.

Tours listed below and bookings can be made via the online registration process. Minimum and maximum numbers apply on all tours.

Wine tour

$158 per person
Depart: 1.30pm from Te Pae
Return: 6.00pm to Te Pae

Relax and enjoy the 45 minute drive through rural North Canterbury to the Waipara Valley, well known for its warm, dry climate and rich alluvial soils, ideal for superior wine production. Over 90 vineyards and wineries pepper the landscape of the valley, with Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc dominating local plantings. Our tour includes Georges Road, Waipara Hills and Torlesse.

(Should any of these wineries be unavailable on the day, an alternative will be provided)

City bus tour - cancelled due to low numbers

$65 per person
Depart: 1.30pm from Te Pae
Return: 4.30pm to Te Pae

Enjoy a fun and informative Christchurch City tour on-board our classic 1960’s London double decker buses. Experience spectacular views from the top deck and discover the city’s fascinating history from pioneering days to modern times. View areas affected by the devastating earthquake of 2011 and see how the vision to rebuild and restore Christchurch is coming to life. Our friendly local guides are passionate about our great city and we look forward to welcoming you on-board.

City bike tour

$115 per person
Depart: 1.30pm walk to bike depot (2 mins)
Return: 4.30pm to depot

Discover the heart of our revitalised city and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of central Christchurch at a relaxed pace from the comfort of your urban bike as our experienced local guide takes you straight to the best bits. This guided cycle tour is an excellent way to become familiar with our inner city. Our passionate local guides will proudly pass on their vast local knowledge ensuring you come away with a whole new understanding of Christchurch, a bunch of recommendations for your visit and a truly memorable experience.