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6-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Milford Sound, Queenstown and Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier

6-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Milford Sound, Queenstown and Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier
Duration:
6 days
From:
USD 1810.98
Treat yourself to a semi-independent 6-day trip to the stunning fiords, gorgeous glaciers and top-rated scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island, on this round-trip from Christchurch. Travel by narrated coach and aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway and TranzAlpine passenger trains; enjoy a Milford Sound cruise with onboard lunch; soar above Lake Wakatipu on the Queenstown Skyline Gondola; and take a complimentary shuttle to the Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier lookout point. Overnight stays allow for plenty of free time to explore independently.

Kaikoura Albatross Encounter Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Albatross Encounter Tour from Christchurch
Duration:
11 hours
From:
USD 219.49
Kaikoura is famous for whales and dolphins and arguably one of the world's most exciting arenas for ocean going birds. This full day tour accompanies the Kaikoura Whale Watch Tours from Christchurch. Within close proximity of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula, see a considerable array of albatross, petrels, shearwaters, terns, shags and gulls.

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Official Christchurch Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Christchurch Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (NZD or New Zealand Dollar). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.


  • Christchurch Airport taxi fares with Gold Band Taxis are:


      Flagfall   Per km   Waiting Time
    Car (up to 4 pax) NZD 2.90   NZD 2.90   NZD 1.10
    Van (5 to 7 pax) NZD 4.80   NZD 3.30   NZD 1.10
    Van (8 to 11 pax) NZD 4.80   NZD 3.50   NZD 1.10


    An airport toll of NZD 8 is charged to pickups from the airport, an electronic transfer fee on NZD 2 is charged for EFT or credit card payments.


    Fares from the CHC Christchurch International Airport with Blue Star Taxis are:


      Flagfall   Per km   Waiting Time
    Car (up to 4 pax) NZD 2.90   NZD 2.80   NZD 1
    Van (5 to 7 pax) NZD 4.90   NZD 3.40   NZD 1
    Van (8 to 11 pax) NZD 4.90   NZD 3.80   NZD 1
    Executive cars NZD 3.90   NZD 3   NZD 1


    An airport toll of NZD 6 is charged to pickups from the CHC Christchurch International Airport, an electronic transfer fee on NZD 2 is charged for EFT or credit card payments.



 
Christchurch Taxi Payment: Cash • Credit Cards • Debit Cards
  • Always confirm with your Christchurch Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.


Christchurch Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, Round up to next bill/large coin



Official Christchurch Airport Taxi Details

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Christchurch Airport taxis are available both outside the CHC Christchurch International Airport International Arrivals Hall (exit customs, turn left and go out the door) and Domestic baggage claim. Christchurch Airport transportation rates vary between companies, but expect to pay about NZD 45-65 for the 20 minute journey to town. Note that some Christchurch taxi companies offer free call phones inside the CHC airport to call your favourite company for pick-up and you DO NOT need to take the first taxi in the queue outside (you may pick your favourite).


Christchurch cab companies serving the airport include:


  • Corporate Cabs
  • Blue Star Taxis
  • Kiwi Cabs
  • Airport Taxi
  • President Taxis
  • Gold Band Taxis
  • Quality Cabs
  • First Direct Taxis




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Last Updated: 28 Nov 2022