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    Christchurch Escape
    3 nights
    from $525* per person twin share
    Explore Christchurch's exciting new-look city, encounter dolphins and fur seals on a cruise of the Akaroa Harbour
    Discover Otautahi Christchurch, the newest city in the world and located in the heart of New Zealand’s South Island. Explore the regenerative architecture, street art and a bustling hospitality scene while soaking up the sights and attractions Christchurch is renowned for. Round out your stay in Christchurch with a trip to the seaside, French-inspired town of Akaroa and enjoy a nature cruise on the Akaroa Harbour.
    Inclusions & highlights

    Inclusions & highlights

    Inclusions & highlights

    Inclusions & highlights

    Your package includes:

    • 4 days’ car hire in a Toyota Corolla or similar ex Christchurch – pick up / drop off Christchurch
    • 3 nights’ accommodation at Ramada Suites Christchurch
    • Tram & Gondola Combo ticket
    • Black Cat Nature Cruise at Akaroa

    Your package highlights:

    • Encounter Hector’s dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, coastal birds and more on a nature Cruise on the Akaroa Harbour 
    • Relax and admire the beautiful Botanic Gardens as you drift along the Avon River on an Edwardian-style punting tour
    • Explore Christchurch’s exciting new-look city centre on board our beautifully restored heritage trams


    Bonus offer:

    • Discounted car hire and accommodation
    • NZ$15 food and beverage voucher per room at Ramada Suites Christchurch
    Valid for travel
    1 Jul 2022 - 31 Mar 2023 departures. Ask your personal travel manager for a quote for your departure. Subject to availability. Black out dates and special event and school holiday surcharges may apply.
    Offer expires
    30 Jun 2022 unless sold prior


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    Day 1

    Arrive Christchurch

    Arrive into Christchurch and collect your Thrifty car hire, make your way into the city and to your accommodation. Take the rest of the day to explore the city with its new developing precincts. The Riverside markets are a great attraction to locals and visitors alike.

    Day 2


    Today you can journey out to discover more of Christchurch. A good way to navigate your way around is to jump on the Tram. This offers a hop on hop off circuit around the inner-city area. This afternoon take a short drive out of the city towards the Port Hills. From there you can take the Gondola ride up to experience stunning views over the city, Sunmer and the Lyttleton Harbour.

    Day 3


    This morning is you will venture out of the city to the small seaside town of Akaroa. Join Black Cat Cruises for their Nature cruise out in the Akaroa Harbour, take a stroll around the village and enjoy some lunch in this beautiful French inspired town.

    The afternoon is yours to explore. As you head back into the city maybe stop at the Cookie Time factory for some goodies to take home.

    Day 4

    Depart Christchurch

    After a leisurely morning check out of your accommodation and head to the airport to drop your car off before departing for home.

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    * Conditions

    Advertised price is per person twin share and is priced in Australian Dollars. Prices are correct at time of publication, are subject to availability and can change at any time without notification due to fluctuations in charges, taxes, and currency. Offer is valid on new bookings only. All discounts and savings have been applied to the price. Other dates available an anther price. Book by 30 June 2022. Car hire is subject to an airport fee and excess at time of collection. Flights not included. Blackout periods may apply. Surcharges may apply over special event periods and over school holidays. Inclusions are subject to change based on superior operational capabilities. Your personal travel manager may charge additional service fees. Other restrictions may apply. Please check current COVID-19 travel restrictions for the destination you wish to visit before departure. Other conditions apply. Please view the TravelManagers general terms and conditions here and contact your personal travel manager for more details.

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