Put on your running shoes and explore the best of New Zealand’s garden city with this short but varied and informative tour.
Starting in the city centre, we will pass some impressive street art as we head to the Avon river trail via the famous Cardboard Cathedral, 185 white chair earthquake memorial and Latimer square. Starting on the Avon River trail we will make our way across the city, leaving the river to pass through Cranmer Square and admire the landmark Christchurch Art Gallery, before rejoining the river trail to take us into the Stunning Botanic Gardens. Passing through a city garden like no other, we make our way past the world peace bell along with some other interesting sculptures, while timely learning a lot about the history of Christchurch before exiting the gardens at the Canterbury Museum – an impressive place to visit after the tour.
Meting back up with the Avon river we will criss-cross our way back to the lively terrace showcasing some of Christchurch’s best bars and restaurants as well as the Riverside Market, but not before paying our respects at the peaceful Christchurch Earthquake memorial wall and Bridge of Remembrance – our two biggest memorials. This tour exposes you to both the popular tourist spots and hidden gems of Christchurch, the perfect mix of city and nature and perfect for those with limited time but still wanting to see it alL.