Sightseeing Trip (less walking)
$525 per person
Departing from and returning to Christchurch City
0 - 2 kms / 0 - 1.2 miles
If hill walking is not for you, there is no need to miss out on seeing the stunning scenery and very special locations we have in Canterbury. Your personal guide will drive you to all the places we would usually walk, and include a small short walk if desired. Feel the sand between your toes, and look down over the Lyttelton Harbour from above, we will make sure you are very comfortable, not to mention wined and dined along the way!
Private guided tour for 1-4 people
Transport from the CBD to the walk in a private SUV (30mins)
Return hotel transfers
Hot drink at a local cafe
Light morning/afternoon tea
Water bottle to keep
Gourmet Picnic Lunch
Walking sticks and a day bag if required
You will be picked up by your guide, who will entertain you with the history of Christchurch on the 30-minute drive the beachside suburb of Sumner. Enjoy a hot drink at a local café before setting off to visit Taylors Mistake Beach. After a short stop, you will get back in the car and head up to the Crater Rim surrounding the caldera of the ancient volcano. Take in the amazing views of the rugged Pacific coastline stretching across Pegasus Bay to the often snow-covered Southern Alps, Lyttelton harbour, and wide expanses of the Pacific Ocean. A short walk is available here for 60 minutes if desired. The next stop is Lyttelton, where you will enjoy a beautiful lunch and a glass of wine at a local restaurant before returning to Christchurch City.
WHAT TO WEAR/BRING:
Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots (sneakers are fine but they must have good traction on them as the path can be slippery, especially after rain)
Comfortable clothes depending on the season (shorts/leggings and a t-shirt)
A warm layer of clothing and a jacket
Sunblock and a sun hat
This walk is scheduled 12-months of the year. On days when the weather or track conditions prevent us from walking, we will try to reschedule, offer a wet weather alternative, or a refund less an administration fee. We require 48 hours notice for cancellation for bookings of 1 - 4 guests. For group bookings of 5 or more, we require 7-days notice. If cancellation is made within this time frame you will receive a full refund less any expenses incurred.