Situated on the Port Hills of Christchurch City, the Summit Station of the Gondola provides spectacular panoramic views from its elevation at 500 metres above sea level. One of the "must-do" sightseeing attractions in Christchurch, the Gondola offers a unique Christchurch sightseeing experience that you’ll never forget. Soar suspended above the valleys as the birds fly beneath your cable car. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Christchurch cityscape, over the Canterbury Plains out to the mighty Southern Alps and the dramatic hills of Banks Peninsula.
At the summit of Mt Cavendish, experience the Time Tunnel ride, a dramatic reconstruction of Christchurch history. Revive your spirits with a snack at the Red Rock Café, and browse what is on offer at the Shop at the Top.
1000 - 1700 hrs daily, except Christmas Day
Upon purchase, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher shortly. Tours and tickets are subject to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
10 Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
The Base Station of the Gondola is nestled in Heathcote Valley, just a 15-minute drive from central Christchurch. Other than self-drive, you can take the Gondola Shuttle to the Base Station.
Departure time from Cathedral Square: 0930hrs (September to May), 1030hrs, 1130hrs, 1230hrs, 1400hrs, 1500hrs & 1600hrs
Departure time from Gondola: 1000hrs (September to May), 1105hrs, 1200hrs, 1330hrs, 1430hrs, 1535hrs & 1630hrs
Adult and child tickets cost $10 and $5 respectively, and can be purchased from the shuttle driver.