Bus Tekapo to Christchurch
InterCity operates regular buses from Tekapo to Christchurch.
The InterCity bus leaves Tekapo from the car park beside Lake Tekapo Tavern, SH 8, Tekapo and arrives outside Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue. Your journey to Christchurch will take approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes.
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Christchurch is officially New Zealand's oldest city and the third-largest overall. It is often called the "Garden City" with many beautiful parks and public gardens dotted in the city. In particular, the Botanic Gardens and the Broadfield Gardens are certainly worth a visit. If you're able to travel further afield, Fishermans Bay Garden showcases the stunning coastline view from the Banks Peninsula.
In recent years Christchurch has been in the public eye due to a series of devastating earthquakes. Today it is a city on the rise with revamped public spaces and innovative projects.
Christchurch has many family-friendly attractions including several animal reserves. Young and old will enjoy the interactive shows at the International Antarctic Centre and the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. The Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand's only open range zoo and the only place in New Zealand where you can see gorillas!
Get active in Christchurch by hiring a bike and cycling one of the many scenic biking trails. You can take a multiple-day guided tour of the region, over mountains and through forestland, or a short inner city track such as the Avon River or Bottle Lake Forest track, suitable for families and beginners.
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There are also many sightseeing tours that depart from Christchurch to some of the South Islands most stunning landscapes. GreatSights, Gray Line, and AwesomeNZ offer daily sightseeing tours to Mount Cook.