Maossie Tours

Kia ora! You are warmly invited to experience the exciting transformation, history and culture of Otautahi (Christchurch) and the Canterbury region through one of our beautifully crafted boutique day tours. With a deep passion for warm, 5-star hospitality, your hosts Gary and Nicole will introduce you to the inspiring people, captivating stories, beautiful food and breath-taking places that will make your holiday in New Zealand the experience of a lifetime. Come see, taste, touch and listen to our unique stories, people, wildlife, food, and landscapes and head home feeling like one of the whanau (family)!

Explore Our Backyard Members Deal

10% off cost of all tours!

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Tours & Products

Aoraki-Mt Cook, Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch (or Geraldine)

  • Prices: ex Christchurch: NZ$258 – $369/ ex Geraldine: discount of up to NZ$60.00
  • Start/Duration: 8:30am Christchurch/10:30am Geraldine (11 – 12 Hours)
  • Operations: Maximum 15 persons / Operates all year

Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Experience & Scenic Day Tour (with optional Clydesdale horses wagon ride) from Christchurch

  • Prices: NZ$207-$295
  • Start/ Duration: 9.00am (9 hours)
  • Operations: Maximum 15 persons/ Operates all year (Wagon ride: Sept to May)

Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch

  • Prices: NZ$205 -$299
  • Start / Duration: 8:30 am (9 hours)
  • Operations: Maximum 15 persons/ Operates all year

New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch

  • Prices: NZ$160 – $285
  • Start / duration 9:00am (8 hours)
  • Operations: Maximum 15 persons/ Minimum 4 persons/ Operates all year

Accommodation Nearby

24Seven Studios on Bealey

Bealey Quarter

Fable Christchurch

Heritage Christchurch

Jailhouse Accommodation

Terrace Downs Resort

Terms & Conditions

  • Available for Explore Our Backyard members only
  • A valid Explore Our Backyard digital membership card with identification must be presented to staff to claim discount
  • Direct bookings only
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals

Activity Info

All tours depart alongside the
Canterbury Museum.
Hotel pick up also available.