10 Bridle Path Rd, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
Warning: contrary to what the workers at the tram ticket kiosk told us, presenting your receipt to the gondola ticket kiosk the next day does NOT give you the discounted combo price. You need to buy the combo ticket initially. Workers at the gondola told us this is an ongoing issue. Otherwise, the view is amazing!
Incredible view. Usually if I land in Christchurch before mid day- I always go there after checking in if only to have a beer or a coffee. Few times decided to just walk down, rather than use cable car.
Great view from the top. The ladies in the gift shop were very friendly and helpful. Yummy food from the cafe.
I got an amazing view of Christchurch from the top of the mountain thanks to this Gondola. The Gondola ride is fun. I also checked out the Time Tunnel Experience on top, it was a pretty decent introduction to South Island. The café on top is also good. If you hike a little, you can go out & get the panoramic view from the top. I also got a free shuttle transfer between Christchurch city center & Gondola station.
A quick ride and affordable prices. Once you at the top, you'll find a Caffe, and seriously, you should try a bowl of wedges, top 5 I've ever tried. The scenaries are beautiful, and you'll be able to walk all around the station to get a 360 view of the town. I recommend it.