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Experience a return cable car journey onboard the Christchurch Gondola
Reach the top of Mount Cavendish from the base station in 10 minutes
Get panoramic views of the city from 500 metres above sea level
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What You’ll Experience

The Christchurch Gondola is an 862-metre cableway that provides 360-degree views of the city's top attractions. The trip to the summit takes approximately 10 minutes, passing above valleys as birds fly freely beneath your cabin. You will also enjoy panoramic views of the Christchurch cityscape that extends up to the Cantebury Plains, high peaks of the Southern Alps, and beaches of Pegasus Bay.

Location Details
10 Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch
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Operating hours: 10:00 - 17:00 daily; closed on Christmas Day
There is a shuttle service available from the Cathedral Square to Christchurch Gondola.
Departure times from Cathedral Square: 09:30 (September to May), 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Departure times from Christchurch Gondola: 10:00 (September to May), 11:05, 12:00, 13:30, 14:30, 15:35, and 16:30
One-way passes are NZD 10 for adults and NZD 5 for children five to 15 years old. You may purchase directly from the driver.
Alternatively, you may ride public bus number 28 to Christchurch Gondola, departing from the City Exchange on Lichfield Street behind the Crossing Complex. The City Bus Exchange is located between Lichfield and Tuam Streets behind Ballantynes and Cashel Mall.
Cabin capacity: Four passengers
In cases of extreme weather conditions, operations may be cancelled or postponed for safety reasons.
Children four years old and below can come free of charge, but must share a seat with a parent or guardian.
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When is Christchurch Gondola open?
Christchurch Gondola open at 10:00-17:00. For more information on operational days and hours, please find more on this page.
Where is the details location of Christchurch Gondola?
Christchurch Gondola is located at 10 Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch. Visit this page for guidance on how to get to Christchurch Gondola.
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10 Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch.

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