Timings : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Time Required : 2-3 hours
Entry Fee : NZD 30 - Adult
NZD 15 - Child
Opened up in 1992, the Christchurch Gondola is a 15 minutes ride that starts at the base at Heathcote Valley and carries passengers to the summit Mount Cavendish over a kilometre. The cable-car allows passengers to take in the sweeping panoramic views of Christchurch, the Southern Alps, and the Canterbury Plains in the distance.
Located a short 15-minute drive away from central Christchurch, the Christchurch Gondola takes you up to the top of Port Hills, where a gift shop and a restaurant are found as well. An attraction at the summit called the Time Tunnel takes visitors back in time, from the smoking volcanoes that created New Zealand, to the early Maori and European settlements, and to the inception of Christchurch itself.