Lyttelton

New Zealand

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Cruises To Lyttelton

Just 20 minutes from the centre of Christchurch city, Lyttelton is a charming port town with a long history. Back in 1850, the first European settlers landed in Christchurch before heading over the Port Hills to establish their new home. Today, Lyttelton is accessed by an impressive road tunnel. It's a vibrant town, home to a small community of 3,000 residents, filled with bohemian artists, cafés, restaurants and unique shops to discover.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Christchurch Cruise Port. Ships will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT) UTC/GMT+13 hours
  • Language
    The local language in Lyttelton is New Zealand English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Local currency is the New Zealand Dollar.
    • Famous For
      Cross Victoria Square, the oldest bridge in New Zealand, to see the flower clock.
    • Fun Fact #1
      For a serene and peaceful boat ride, float down the beautiful Avon River amid diverse plant and animal life.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Hagley Park is the 3rd largest city park in the world behind Central Park in NYC and Hyde Park in London.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Canterbury Museum is where you can experience New Zealand's rich cultural and natural history.

Lyttelton TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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High Country Explorer

Treat your inner adventurer to an exhilarating multi-transport survey of the Southern Alps high country by coach, 4x4 to...

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Ice & Wings

Tour a captivating museum filled with Royal New Zealand Air Force planes and memorabilia, then explore a one-of-a-kind e...

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Journey into Middle Earth

Journey to a stunning and recognizable Lord of the Rings filming location in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, then enjoy a c...

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Lyttelton Discovery Cruise

Board a catamaran for a refreshing discovery cruise around scenic Lyttelton Harbour, an extinct volcanic crater and gate...

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