Despite the high media attention covering the recent seismic activity in Christchurch, tourists are starting to venture back into this great city. Christchurch has long been a favoured destination in New Zealand, for both domestic and international tourists. Even though the city centre is still cordoned off, life is very much returning to normal for a majority of the residents. The same can be said for visitors to the area, with nearly all of the major tourism activities and attractions in Christchurch operating at full capacity; and welcoming the tourist back.
One of the best ways to view and experience the city is on a Christchurch tour … and not just any tour. With Christchurch being renowned as the English cultural capital of New Zealand, it would only do the Christchurch tour justice through the transportation being provided by a classic 1964 Routemaster Double Decker bus. With Christchurch being located close to the sea, the views from the nearby Port Hills is simply amazing, With 360 degree panoramic views of the eastern coast line, the might Southern Alps mountain range that stretches the entire length of the South Island, as well as the bays and beaches of Lyttleton Harbour and Banks Peninsula.
Being named after an Oxford college, Christchurch is the most English cities in New Zealand. Being suitable termed ‘the garden city’, Christchurch prides itself on the expansive green areas, including public parks, gardens, golf clubs and sporting grounds. Offering a unique balance between the urban and rural environments, Christchurch provides the perfect backdrop and terrain for a range of outdoor activities and pursuits.
See the and experience Christchurch for yourself, with the best view in the house from the top deck of the double decker bus; immerse yourself in the scenery and beauty, while being transported by a unique piece of history.