Christchurch's iconic attraction and kids go FREE!
The Christchurch Tram will have you experience the heart of the city and exploring many “must see” attractions along the way of the tram route. Your all-day ticket allows you to hop on and off our vintage tramcars at leisure (which is great with kids) and to explore many fabulous sights. With fantastic packages on offer you can book a half, full or two day programme, that will include activities such as Punting on the Avon, a Botanic Gardens Tour and a ride on the Gondola. Pick and choose or include all in your tram booking and you will not only have covered a lot of ground you will have experienced a great family day out!
One of Christchurch's leading attractions, the Tram offers a unique experience of history and sightseeing. The journey takes takes you to the appropriate stops for Punting on the Avon, Botanic Gardens Tour and the Gondola shuttle. The Art Gallery, meandering Avon River, Gothic-style Arts Centre, Museum and New Regent Street are just some of sights to be seen from the comfort of your Tram or accessed from any of the 17 stops en route. Click here for the location map and for all the Christchurch Tram stops.
Tram duration: 50 minutes for a full loop, which includes 17 stops.
Customers get on and off as you wish for one calendar day.
Open: 9am until 6pm in the summer and 10am until 5pm in the winter, 365 day of the year.
Tram half-day itinerary
Tram full-day itinerary
Follow the half-day programme – that is, taking the Tram to go Punting on the Avon and then joining the Botanic Gardens Tour and finish with a ride on the Gondola to the summit of Mount Cavendish in the Port Hills.
If you're a Christchurch or Canterbury local resident buy our Tram and Gondola Annual Pass and save! Your Annual Pass will give you unlimited rides on the Christchurch Tram and Gondola for a year enabling you to make great use of these local attractions. For further information on our Annual Pass click here.
The Christchurch Tramway Restaurant
The Christchurch Tramway Restaurant is a unique way to see the city and enjoy a fantastic evening dinner. This is truly an unforgettable dining experience and is the only one of its kind in New Zealand. Offering 36 seats in an air-conditioned, colonial style dining tram, you will be treated to the finest service, cuisine and beverages New Zealand has to offer.
Report Time: 10 minutes prior to departure.
The Tramway Restaurant departs every night at 7pm (March-October) and 7.30pm (November-February) from tram stop #1 at Cathedral Junction.
All meals are cooked on-board with a variety of choice offered to diners including vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options. The tram is equipped with a kitchen and rest room. Bookings are essential to avoid disappointment. To find out more about the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant click here.