Get a unique view of Christchurch with a tranquil punting experience on the Avon River. Enjoy the beauty of Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens, or see the changing face of Christchurch with a riverside view. Punting on the Avon River is an iconic tourist attraction in Christchurch and can be enjoyed all year round.
The perfect activity for a sunny afternoon or crisp cool Christchurch morning, relax and unwind as a ‘Punter’ dressed in traditional Edwardian attire gently propels your purpose built flat bottomed boat along the cool calm waters of the iconic Avon River in Christchurch.
Your Punter will provide interesting commentary about covering the historic points and wildlife on the Avon along the way and of course you can ask questions if you like. Punting trips last approximately 30 minutes and you will be returned to your starting destination.
Punting on the Avon is a popular tourist activity, booking ahead is recommended to avoid disappointment on the day.
Here are a few details about punting on the Avon that will come in handy when planning your day.
See Christchurch from a totally different perspective when Punting on the Avon. The perfect way to complete any visit to Christchurch – don’t miss out on this memorable experience!
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