Christchurch CBD

Christchurch’s Hop-on/Hop-off Central City Tour OR Combo Tour (Central + Discover)

Soaring Kiwi Tours from Hassle-Free Tours

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Adult Pass for Christchurch’s “Hop-on Hop-off” Central City Tour

Valued at $35Save 50% Off

Adult Pass for Christchurch’s “Hop-on Hop-off” Combo (Central + Discover) Tour

Valued at $69Save 50% Off
About the Experience
With an eclectic mix of new and old, Christchurch is truly a city like no other. Take in the historic sights from the top deck of classic open and closed top double-decker buses and hop on and hop off at your leisure with these amazing offers from Soaring Kiwi Tours! On the Central Tour (red line) learn about New Zealand’s history at the Canterbury Museum before hopping off at Riccarton Mall for a spot of shopping or take in the beautiful sights at Mona Vale before seeing the awe-inspiring Cardboard Cathedral! Check out the English-style Botanical Gardens and you’ll find out exactly why Christchurch is known worldwide as the Garden City. The scent of fresh flowers will waft over and persuade you to hop off and take a closer look before hopping on the Discover Tour (blue line) for your next adventure, a visit to the outer city suburbs! You will pass through the residential ‘red zone’ where more than 6000 homes were demolished after the earthquakes. Hear about the many exciting opportunities that are being explored to develop this area before heading out to the pretty seaside village of Sumner. Enjoy a coffee or ice-cream while wandering along the beach and breathing in the fresh sea air. Hop back on-board to visit your final destination, The Sign of the Takahe on the Port Hills. Here you can enjoy spectacular views of the mountains, city and ocean, capturing some wonderful photos to help remember the day forever. The Soaring Kiwi Christchurch Tour is truly the best way to spend a day in this incredible city! Vouchers are limited so grab yours today!
What's Included
  • 1 Adult Pass for Christchurch’s “Hop-on Hop-off” Central City Soaring Kiwi Tour
  • OR 1 Adult Pass for Christchurch’s “Hop-on Hop-off” Combo (Central + Discover) Soaring Kiwi Tour
  • Up to 2 kids, under 14yrs, travel free with each paying adult
  • For more tour information, including departure times and stop locations visit the website:
Tour Information:

  • Summer Departure Times:

  • Buses depart every 60 minutes from 10.00am, last bus departs Stop 1 at 4pm.

  • Stop 1: Canterbury Museum

  • Stop 2: Mona Vale

  • Stop 3: Westfield Riccarton Mall

  • Stop location: Bus stop on Rotherham St, outside the mall in front of Starbucks.

  • Stop 4: Cardboard Cathedral

  • Stop 5: Christchurch Catholic Basilica

  • Drive by only. No stop.

  • Stop 6: Margaret Mahy Playground

  • Drive By Only, No Stop

  • Stop 7: Cathedral Square

  • Stop location: In front of the Cathedral near the tram stop, toilets and chessboard

  • Stop 8: Earthquake Memorial/The Terrace

  • Drive By Only, No Stop


  • Summer Departure Times(1 Nov – 30 Apr): Buses depart 9am, 12pm, 3pm.

  • Central Tour as described above

  • PLUS:

  • Stop 9: Canterbury Museum

  • Stop 10: Residential "Red Zone"

  • Drive by only. No Stop

  • Stop 11: Summer Village

  • Stop 12: Sign of the Takahe/Port Hills

  • Quake City

  • Location: 299 Durham St North, corner Armagh St.

  • Visit for full details of both Tours:

Soaring Kiwi Tours from Hassle-Free Tours

Soaring Kiwi tours was established late 2017 and provides hop-on hop-off bus tours in Christchurch and Auckland. It is privately owned by Hassle-free Tours; an award-winning tour company owned by Mark and Nikki Gilbert. Mark and Nikki aim to give their guests "memorable experiences that will last a lifetime." From humble beginnings, Soaring Kiwi and Hassle-free Tours now employ over 30 staff and operate a fleet of over fourteen vehicles, (including; double decker buses and 4WD vehicles) delivering a wide range of Christchurch Day Tour experiences and City Tours in Auckland and Christchurch. Each of their double-decker buses is lovingly cared for, which is reflected through the unique process of naming each bus. The team care about the environment, so all of the buses are run on Biodiesel, which minimises their carbon emissions as well as contributing to their 5-star NZTA operator safety rating.

Visit Website
  • Christchurch CBD


    Outside Canterbury Museum Rolleston Avenue Christchurch CBD Canterbury 8013


The Fine Print

Deal Valid Until

31 Mar 2019


Voucher for your chosen "Hop-on Hop-off" City Bus Tour.

Conditions of the Deal

Bookings not required - To redeem your voucher simply print and present this directly to the Bus Driver upon joining the tour at any of the listed Pick Up/Drop Off points. Multiple vouchers can be purchased (limit: 4 for you & 4 as gifts). Voucher valid for one person only. Two children (14yrs and under) travel FREE with any paying adult. Additional children $10 each. Your voucher is valid for the Tour/s specified on your selected voucher purchase only, ie either Central Tour or Central & Discovery Combo Tour. Your voucher must be used fully within a 24 hour period from first trip use. For full details for both Tours: Keep your tour pass safe as replacements cannot be issued. The tour pass remains the property of Soaring Kiwi Tours. Passes are not transferable. Soaring Kiwi Tours reserves the right to amend the tour route, including designated stops, at any time, as circumstances require. From time to time, due to issues beyond our control, the tour may be delayed due to unexpected street closures, traffic congestion, street parades/celebrations and roadworks. Passengers must adhere to the driver’s instructions at all times. You must remain seated whilst the bus is in motion. Seating cannot be guaranteed. Soaring Kiwi Tours reserves the right to use an alternative vehicle than advertised, without prior notice, due to unforeseen circumstances, including health and safety or mechanical concerns. No extensions will be given. No exchanges. No refunds or cash back (except where required by law). Not for use with other offers.

How to Redeem

Bookings not required. To redeem your voucher simply PRINT and present this directly to Soaring Kiwi Ground Staff or Bus Driver, upon joining the tour at any of the listed Pick Up/Drop Off points, to exchange this for your City Tour Pass. Presenting voucher on phone/device will NOT be accepted.


All changes and cancellations are subject to our standard Refund Policy.

Select a Deal

Adult Pass for Christchurch’s “Hop-on Hop-off” Central City Tour

Valued at $35Save 50% Off

Adult Pass for Christchurch’s “Hop-on Hop-off” Combo (Central + Discover) Tour

Valued at $69Save 50% Off