Destination Aotearoa

Travel by tram

Explore Christchurch with the Christchurch Tram! Perfect for children and with plenty of free family-favourite spots to visit along the route, the Christchurch Tram’s all-day tickets allow you to hop on and off the heritage tramcars at any of the 17 central city stops. 

Enquire about a Tram & Gondola Annual Pass for unlimited rides on both the Christchurch Tram and Christchurch Gondola for a whole year. Gift vouchers are also available to purchase online and from the booking office. 

The Christchurch Tram is a great option for families to explore Christchurch – and best of all: kids go free!

03 366 7830  /  christchurchattractions.nz

Dusky dolphins on display

Kaikōura is a unique and exciting place for a relaxing and refreshing break with the family, and watching Kaikōura’s dusky dolphins has a uniqueness all of its own.

Swimming with the dusky dolphins is a unique and sought-after activity, often described as a life-changing experience; creating special and heart-warming memories. These dolphins are found in pods all-year-round along the coast.  

Not everyone decides that swimming is for them, so watching the dolphins, and the people swimming with them, is magical in itself.
The acrobatic displays of the dusky dolphins will captivate your heart and put a smile on your face.

dolphinencounter.co.nz

Punting on the Avon

Sit back and relax at Punting on the Avon and see Christchurch from a different perspective. 

With comfortable seats and live commentary from your Edwardian-attired punter, an eco-friendly 30-minute punt ride along the Avon River is an excellent opportunity for your family to take a break and enjoy seeing the river’s flora and wildlife up close. Gaze at the beautiful spring blooms of the Botanic Gardens and breathe in the scent of daffodils and blossom. 

A great choice for families; experience seeing the city in a new way
with New Zealand’s only punting tours.

03 366 0337  /  christchurchattractions.nz

Your Perfect Escape

Base yourself at The Portage and explore the magic of the Marlborough Sounds. Relax, unwind and switch off from the rest of the world while you enjoy this beautiful location. 

Whether you’re looking for a quiet getaway by the pool soaking in the surroundings or an activity-packed trip, The Portage is the perfect
place for you.

Explore nature while staying in this stunning part of the Sounds. Spend time walking or cycling the Queen Charlotte Track, kayaking, sailing or fishing in the Kenepuru Sounds. The Portage offers a little taste of everything Marlborough has to offer, check out our summer packages.

0800 842 843  /  theportage.co.nz