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ANZCRO (UK) (the Australia New Zealand Central Reservations Office) was initially established in 1990, with the UK office having been open since 2001. With our Head Office based in Southport, Australia, and offices in Queenstown New Zealand, & Truro, the company has successfully grown to become one of the largest tour operators to New Zealand, Australia & the South Pacific.   [read more..]


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Christchurch City Sights & Jetboating

Cruise Shore Excursion, Akaroa, New Zealand
Image: Jet Boating on the Waimakariri River
ANZCRO / Christchurch City Sights & Jetboating

Christchurch City Sights & Jetboating


per person

Experience a Jet boat ride “The Braided Blast” on the snow fed Waimakariri River in the shallow river flats. A 30 Minute Jet boat ride, your driver will speed and spin in waters that sometimes are only centimetres deep. Experience the thrills of jet boating through shallow shifting, ever changing courses of shingle bottom streams.

On your return to Christchurch you will be given a tour of the city centre once with its historic buildings and architecture now heavily destroyed and badly damaged by the Earthquake hitting the city in February 2011. See for yourself both the destruction of the central city and the rebuild that is taking place.

Experience the grand architecture, beautiful gardens and scenic view points on a half-day city tour of Christchurch. Wander the Monavale Gardens with pretty ponds and water features, visit the botanical gardens in the central city and the seaside suburb of Sumner.

Travel to the Sign of the Takahe to admire the spectacular views over the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps.

Tour commencement times: 8.45 am or 1.15pm
Tour conclusion times: 12.30pm or 4.30 pm

On the morning tour you can opt to be dropped off in the central city outside the Canterbury Museum and catch the shuttle to Lyttelton that departs from this location every 30 minutes.


    • Central Christchurch including the badly earthquake damaged city centre with full commentary on the impact of the earthquakes and the rebuild that is in progress
    • Experience a the thrills of jet boating through shallow waters
    • Speed and spins in water only centimetres deep
    • Magnificent rural and mountain scenery whilst travelling up river by boat
    • Stops for photo opportunities at all the key destinations

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Adult: £92
Child (3 – 14 years): £55

Conditions: Prices are per person. Valid for travel until 30 September 2019. Prices were correct at time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Above stated prices include discounts (if applicable). Please enquire for full information.

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