Punting on the Avon River
or from Mona Vale

Sink back into the velvet cushions of your boat as the Edwardian punter propels you past the trailing willows and leafy banks of the prettiest stretch of the Avon River.

We offer..

  • A 30-minute guided punt tour through the Botanic Gardens.
  • Departure from the Antigua Boat Sheds, 2 Cambridge Terrace, a 3-minute walk from Museum, Arts Centre and other attractions in central Christchurch.
  • Punts depart on demand daily (except 25/12). Operating hours are summer 9 am-6 pm, winter
    10 am-4 pm.
  • Capacity 40 passengers (5 punts), minimum two passengers

An authentic Edwardian punting experience in keeping with the special English character of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand.