Punting on Christchurch's Avon River

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Highlights

  • An eco-friendly way to relax and enjoy Christchurch from a different perspective
  • A truly iconic Christchurch activity
  • Ideal for families or groups

This is an iconic Christchurch activity absolutely not to be missed. From your Punt, sit back, relax and admire the beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens or the changing face of the city centre as you are guided gently along the Avon River on an authentic Edwardian Punt.

What's Included?

  • 30 minute Punt on the Avon River
  • Expert guide

Summer or winter, glide along the iconic Avon River in Christchurch, as a professional Punter in traditional Edwardian dress attire propels you slowly along the water.

Your tour is set aboard a handcrafted flat-bottomed boat and is poled along by your Punter from the platformed till at the rear end of the boat. Ideal as a group or family activity, Punting on the Avon is an eco-friendly way to relax and enjoy Christchurch from a different perspective.

Please note this is a shared Punt. Private Punts are available by searching product code CHCH006.

Session Length

  • Summer hours: 9am - 6pm (1st October to 31st March)
  • Winter hours: 10am - 4pm (1st April to 30th September)

Guidelines

  • Adults: 16 years and over
  • Children: 5-15 years
  • All infants aged under 5 years must be seated beside an adult in the Punt

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

Numbers on the Day

Punts are able to accomodate up to 10 people.

Weather

Blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles can be provided in winter if it's chilly.

Dress Code

Dress warmly on the day you go Punting, and wear comfortable shoes.

This experience takes place on the Avon River, Christchurch.