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Canterbury Leisure Day Tours

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Address: Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-384 0999
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US$147.76*
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Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch
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US$72.08*
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Waipara Wine Trail Tour from Christchurch
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US$118.93*
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Christchurch City Sightseeing - Must See Three Attractions

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A Glorious Day!

This tour was one of the highlights of our AUS/NZ trip. Pino was delightful and full of energy and knowledge. We learned so much from her. Our train ride to Arthur's Pass was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Cheryl M
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New Market, Alabama
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New Market, Alabama
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This tour was one of the highlights of our AUS/NZ trip. Pino was delightful and full of energy and knowledge. We learned so much from her. Our train ride to Arthur's Pass was postponed due to fires along the track, but Pino drove us in a small van up and back to/from our destination. She took us caves and to... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just returned home from our wonderful New Zealand touring experience I felt I must just write to say that although we were unable to go on our Whale watching experience at the very last minute because they said it was too choppy, Henk our guide did everything he could to make our day enjoyable by taking us to a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pickup was prompt at 12:20 from the Canterbury Museum. We visited 4 wineries and had lunch at the first, a good thing as it happened as I lost count of the number of wines we tasted subsequently. Sue, our driver and guide was informative and knowledgeable about the area and the background to the wineries. Arrived back at around 6pm... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a terrific day in Akaroa. It's very scenic and the weather was kind to us. Our guide Sue couldn't have been more helpful, with lots of interesting information. We enjoyed the lunch and then went out on the harbour cruise where we saw seals, dolphins and a single little blue penguin.

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Canterburyleisure, Manager at Canterbury Leisure Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, your feedback is important to us to ensure we meet and where possible exceed our client's expectations. I am please you enjoyed your Akaroa Day Tour and had the opportunity to see the abundant wildlife in this most beautiful part of New Zealand. I hope you have the opportunity to... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited 4 wineries in the waipara valley. A platter lunch was included that was a perfect start to our wine tour. The wineries we visited were great, the wine we tasted was excellent. Our tour guide, Sue was most informative, she did a great job making the trip to and from the wineries interesting. Thank you, Sue.

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Canterburyleisure, Manager at Canterbury Leisure Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, your feedback is important to us to ensure we meet and where possible exceed our clients expectations. I am please you enjoyed your wine tour with lunch and that Sue looked after you to make your day that much more nejoyable. I hope you have the opportunity to visit New... More 

Bagneres-de-Bigorre, France
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71 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trip with guide who did not seem to want to be there, no interpersonal skills great at ummm, well , maybe The highlite on the return was he did not speak at all

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Canterburyleisure, Manager at Canterbury Leisure Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Your feedback is important to us as it allows us to ensure we meet and where possible exceed our customers expectations. Unfortunately as your review lacks any specific details, such as the drivers name, date of travel or even which of our Akaroa Tours (we operate several, especially on cruise... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be the only people on our tour. Our tour guide Sue, made the afternoon informative, fun and very relaxed. Learnt so much about Christchurch and the earthquake and leave humbled by these incredible survivors. Beautiful city and huge thanks to Sue

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Canterburyleisure, Manager at Canterbury Leisure Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, your feedback is important to us to ensure we meet and where possible exceed our clients expectations. I am please you enjoyed your afternoon city sightseeing tour and learnt a lot about Christchurch and the earthquakes. I hope you have the opportunity to visit New Zealand again at some future... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I booked a 5 day tour of South Island starting and ending in Christchurch. It was very well planned and the overnight accommodation booked was excellent. We had 3 nights in Queenstown and 1 night in Franz Josef. However this tour involved too much coach travel and frankly could be condensed to best effect. There is not... More 

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Canterburyleisure, Manager at Canterbury Leisure Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, your feedback is important to us to ensure we meet and where possible exceed our client's expectations. I am please you enjoyed your five day tour and found the both the accommodation and organisation excellent, it was however, unfortunate that you did not have the opportunity to travel on the... More 

Holywell, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
241 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We pre booked our day trip with Canterbury Leisure Tours prior to leaving UK. Although the day of the tour had to be changed at short notice we still enjoyed the tour. Our guide met us at the hotel in Christchurch and drove us to the TranzAlpine station at Springfield. I was expecting to join the train at Christchurch but... More 

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Canterburyleisure, Manager at Canterbury Leisure Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, your feedback is important to us to ensure we meet and where possible exceed our client's expectations. I am please you enjoyed your day tour to Arthurs Pass and had the opportunity to travel on the TranzAlpine Train, which is rated as one of the top train journeys in the... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Kaikoura whale watching tour has only just restarted running from Christchurch due to the November 2016 earthquake. Sue, our guide and driver for the day did an excellent job of organising two groups doing different activities in Kaikoura, taking us on a detour route to avoid the damaged roads, unfortunately our whale watching trip by boat was cancelled at... More 

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Canterburyleisure, Manager at Canterbury Leisure Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, your feedback is important to us to ensure we meet and where possible exceed our client's expectations. I am please you enjoyed your day tour to Kaikoura and had the opportunity to see a Sperm Whale even though your boat trip had to be cancelled due to the sea conditions.... More 

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