About Opal Charters

A bespoke service by local driver/guides.


Formed in 2006, Opal Charters is a Christchurch based, locally owned company specialising in providing 1st class chauffeured travel in luxury European vehicles renowned for comfort, safety and style.


Our professional, experienced, local driver/guides are dedicated to the well-being of our guests, ensuring stress-free journeys whilst in our care. Whether you require an airport meet and greet (from inside the arrivals hall at the airport or from airside at your private jet) and transfer to your hotel, a day excursion or a multiday tour throughout the picturesque South Island, we can certainly assist with a bespoke service.

Our fleet currently consists of :-  Audi Q7 S-Line  (1-3 passenger sedan / SUV)  Mercedes E Class AMG  (1-3 passenger sedan) Mercedes V250 LWB Sedan / mini coach (1-6 passengers - spacious luxury plus large luggage capacity)  Volkswagen Caravelle mini coach (also spacious 1-6 passengers with built-in baby/child seats) luggage trailer available as required  Volkswagen Crafter Mini-coach (max 11 passengers plus separate rear luggage compartment). We also operate a classic 1935 Original Ford V8 sedan, great for sightseeing or visiting local wineries.

If you prefer a luxury vehicle that is not currently offered in our fleet, please contact us and we shall endeavor to match your requirements.

Our driver/guides are also constantly travelling around the South Island, so If you are planning a trip anywhere here, take advantage of our knowledge, experience and contacts, and let us help you to plan your itinerary, accommodation and activities.

We boast Management and Chauffeur Driver / Guides who are 4th and 5th generation Locals, with professional backgrounds plus tourism experience prior to Opal Charters inception, and we are still on board today...