Lyttelton Cruise Excursions: Christchurch Sightseeing with Sheep Farm. Visit a working sheep farm with dog mustering, sheep shearing and morning or afternoon tea combined with a city tour of Christchurch taking in not only the damage to the city by several earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, but also the rebuild currently taking place with its remaining historic landmarks and the existing beauty of this picturesque city.

Lyttelton Cruise Excursions: Christchurch Sightseeing with Sheep Farm - Lyttelton, New Zealand

Ports of Call Tour
Duration:4 hours
Price: Starting from $150.00 per person
Visit a working sheep farm with dog mustering, sheep shearing and morning or afternoon tea combined with a city tour of Christchurch taking in not only the damage to the city by several earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, but also the rebuild currently taking place with its remaining historic landmarks and the existing beauty of this picturesque city.
Visit a working sheep farm with dog mustering, sheep shearing and morning or afternoon tea combined with a city tour of Christchurch taking in not only the damage to the city by several earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, but also the rebuild currently taking place with its remaining historic landmarks and the existing beauty of this picturesque city.

Experience rural New Zealand with a sheep farm tour. Watch the sheepdogs round up the sheep ready to shear, with morning or afternoon tea in the woolshed.

You will learn about the different sheep breeds and their wool and how the wool is packed and graded. You will also enjoy some fine home baking!

On your return to Christchurch you will be given a brief tour of the city centre once with its historic buildings and architecture now heavily destroyed and badly damaged by the Earthquake hitting the city in February 2011. With rebuilding underway, you will be able to see the cities new architecture, beautiful gardens and scenic view points on a half-day city tour of Christchurch. Wander the Monavale Gardens with its pretty ponds and water features, visit the botanical gardens in the central city and the seaside suburb of Sumner. Travel to the Sign of the Takahe to admire the spectacular views over the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps.

Highlights

  • Experience a real working Canterbury Sheep farm
  • Sheep Dogs at work
  • Sheep Shearing
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • Central Christchurch including the badly earthquake damaged city centre
  • Stops for photo opportunities at all the key destinations

This sightseeing option of Christchurch is designed for cruise ship passengers.

 

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