Activities in Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. Banks Peninsula, NZ Activities types include: Classes & Workshops, Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Family Friendly, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities, Shore Excursions, Sightseeing Tickets & Passes.

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Akaroa (27)

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Family Friendly (3)
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Multi-day & Extended (2)
Outdoor Activities (15)
Shore Excursions (15)
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Pohatu Penguins Nature and Sea Kayak Tours

Pohatu Penguins Nature and Sea Kayak Tours

Wildlife - Akaroa

Fully guided tours starting from NZ $65 per person, self-drive tours from NZ $25 per person.

Pohatu Penguins offers unique nature and sea kayak tours from Akaroa. Tours are guided by local conservationists with over 30 years experience. Choose from a variety of tours and packages to suit your adventure!

Pohatu Penguins offers colony tours, sea kayaking amongst the wildlife, and amazing 4WD scenic tours. More...

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Jet Boat on Waimak River

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Jet Boat on Waimak River

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $165.00 per person

See the sights of Christchurch when your ship is docked in Akaroa port, then enjoy one of the adrenaline-charged adventures New Zealand is famous for on a wild jet-boating ride on the Waimak River. Combining the grand urban architecture of Christchurch and the exhilarating experience of jet-boating, you’ll see both sides of New Zealand on this city and river shore excursion. More...

Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch

Day Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $215.00 per person

Enjoy a Sightseeing tour to Akaroa through the spectacular scenery surrounding Banks Peninsula, formed following violent eruptions of two ancient volcanoes.  The Akaroa crater nurses the picturesque harbor and Akaroa village. Experience a Nature Cruise with highlights including the rare, NZ native dolphin - the Hector's Dolphin, as well as penguins and other sea birds. And you'll see giant volcanic sea cliffs and hear about Akaroa's fascinating past. The Tour also includes a delightful... More...

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City Sights

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City Sights

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $85.00 per person

While your ship is in port in Akaroa Harbour, take a shore excursion to tour the scenic Banks Peninsula and visit the city of Christchurch. You’ll see how Christchurch is emerging from the devastation of the 2011 earthquake, take a stroll through the city’s beautiful botanic gardens and admire New Zealand’s magnificent scenery. More...

Akaroa Swim with Dolphins Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa Swim with Dolphins Tour from Christchurch

Swim with Dolphins - Akaroa - Starting from $285.00 per person

Explore the coastal town of Akaroa and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime chance to swim with dolphins on this full day tour from Christchurch. Travel through the breathtaking New Zealand countryside to Akaroa and admire sights of interest such as Governor’s Bay and Lake Ellesmere on route. Cruise into the harbour with your guide and watch the waves for marine life. Strap on your snorkel and flippers and swim with elegant Hector’s dolphins in the wild. Enjoy free time to explore Akaroa, then visit a... More...


7-Hour Christchurch Small-Group Tour from Akaroa Wharf

7-Hour Christchurch Small-Group Tour from Akaroa Wharf

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $45.00 per person

This 7-hour small group tour travels directly to Christchurch, offering an opportunity to explore the rich history of New Zealand's English Rose known by many as The Garden City. You will have approximately 3 hours free time to explore at your own pace. Highlights in walking distance of your drop off in Christchurch include the Botanical Gardens, Punting on the Avon, Central Christchurch shopping precinct, Art Gallery, Canterbury Museum and the National Earthquake Memorial Wall. Port pickup... More...


Two-Hour Local Akaroa Sights with Port Pickup and Drop Off

Two-Hour Local Akaroa Sights with Port Pickup and Drop Off

Ports of Call Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $45.00 per person

Board your air-conditioned coach at the Akaroa Wharf and travel through Takamatua, Robinsons Bay, Duvauchelles and Barry's Bay.  Enjoy cheese tasting at Barry's Bay Cheese Factory, before embarking on the ride up the hill to the Hill Top Tavern where you are welcome to purchase refreshments and snap photos of the breathtaking views of Akarao.  Your tour coach driver will provide a full commentary on this two-hour tour.

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Full-Day Round-Trip Tour from Akaroa Wharf

Full-Day Round-Trip Tour from Akaroa Wharf

Ports of Call Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $50.00 per person

Board your coach at the Akaroa Wharf and travel non-stop direct to Christchurch City via Little River, Tai Tapu, and Halswell. On arrival at the Canterbury Museum, disembark the shuttle coach to scout out the activities and sights that interest you. Enjoy a comfortable ride back to Akaroa Wharf. More...

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Swim with Dolphins in Akaroa Harbour

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Swim with Dolphins in Akaroa Harbour

Ports of Call Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $89.00 per person

When your cruise ship docks in Akaroa, take a shore excursion to swim with the world’s smallest, rarest and friendliest dolphins — Hector’s dolphins. Akaroa’s beautiful sheltered harbor is the only place on the planet where you can swim with wild Hector’s dolphins, also known as the New Zealand dolphin. With a maximum of 12 swimming participants, this tour provides a fun-filled small-group experience. More...

Akaroa Harbour and Banks Peninsula Eco Marine Harbour Cruise Small Group Tour

Akaroa Harbour and Banks Peninsula Eco Marine Harbour Cruise Small Group Tour

Day Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $385.00 per person

Discover the historic town of Akaroa and the magnificent natural beauty of the Banks Peninsula on this small group tour from Christchurch. Be amazed by the spectacular views of Akaroa Harbour and the Canterbury Plains on the high scenic drive from Christchurch, visit a cheese factory to taste locally made cheese and explore Akoroa's French influenced streets. You'll have the choice to join a nature and harbor cruise to see the rich variety of marine and bird life or to swim with Hector's... More...


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Direct shuttle between Christchurch and Akaroa. First shuttle out of Christchurch each day. Coincides with Akaroa...

 

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