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Our urban hire bikes are perfect for strolls through Hagley Park


City to Sky - Self Guided


Our City to Sky tour is a bike ride along the streets of Christchurch to the gondola in the Heathcote Valley and a ride up the gondola where you can soak up the sights of Christchurch and beyond. This journey offers a whole new perspective on Christchurch as you rise above the city taking in the sights of Christchurch, Pegasus Bay, and the Southern Alps. Soon you will be visited with stunning views of the Lyttelton Harbour and Banks Penninsula. Once at the top, you can visit the gondola gift shop and cafe or take a walk around one of the hiking trails nearby.

You can take it at your own pace as you follow the various bikes paths and lanes from the central city to the gondola. You will lock your bikes up at the gondola station and enjoy a lovely ride to the top of the Port Hills.

Included: Regular or electric bike hire, helmet, and a ticket to the gondola (valid anytime during the day)
Cost: $110 per person for standard bike or $140 for an electric bike
Time: We recommend starting at 9 or 10am to make the most of your day
Distance: 20km or longer
Duration: 1/2 day or longer
Itinerary highlights: Gondola ride, majestic views from the top of the Port Hills, optional detour to the estuary and Sumner, Ferrymead Heritage Park, and/or the Tannery for food and drink
Departs from: Chill Urban Tours, Ground Floor, Awly Building. 287 Durham St North, Christchurch.