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

Akaroa - Banks Peninsula Activities

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Akaroa (22)

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Cruises, Sailing & Water (4)
Cultural & Theme (8)
Day Trips & Excursions (4)
Family Friendly (4)
Food, Wine & Nightlife (2)
Multi-day & Extended (2)
Outdoor Activities (14)
Shore Excursions (12)
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes (1)
Tours & Sightseeing (9)
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Water Sports (9)

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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 Day Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch

Day Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $205.00 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...

Swimming with Wild Dolphins in Akaroa

Swimming with Wild Dolphins in Akaroa

Swim with Dolphins - Akaroa - Starting from $89.00 per person

Make a date with the worlds smallest, rarest and friendliest dolphins only on Akaroa Harbour. There is only one place on the planet where you can swim with wild Hector's dolphins, also known as the New Zealand Dolphin, and that is the beautiful sheltered Akaroa Harbour.

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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...


Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Sheep Farm Tour

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Sheep Farm Tour

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $150.00 per person

Take a guided Christchurch city tour when your ship is docked in Akaroa port, and visit a traditional sheep farm to experience life in rural New Zealand. After seeing the Christchurch city sights, your Akaroa shore excursion takes you into the countryside to feed the animals, watch a sheep-shearing demonstration and see sheep dogs at work. More...

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Small-Group Wildlife and Sea-Kayaking Safari in Akaroa

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Small-Group Wildlife and Sea-Kayaking Safari in Akaroa

Ports of Call Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $130.00 per person

While you’re in port in Akaroa, explore the region’s volcanic basin waters on this 3-hour small-group wildlife and sea-kayaking safari. Paddle along the coastline by kayak with a guide, and keep watch over the waves and skies for sightings of native New Zealand animal and bird life. Pause for a snack break on a nearby beach, and enjoy a little free time to explore, swim, or soak up the rays at your leisure. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people. 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...

3-Day Christchurch and Akaroa Tour

3-Day Christchurch and Akaroa Tour

Multi-day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $675.00 per person

Enjoy this amazing 3 day tour Akaroa tour from Christchurch. Includes a pickup from Christchurch Airport as well as 2-nights’ accommodation in Christchurch to ensure maximum comfort. Enjoy a full-day tour to Akaroa and discover volcanic landscapes and breathtaking scenery, enjoy a Harbour Cruise on Akaroa Harbour and lunch at a local restaurant. More...

Akaroa Self Guided Audio Tour

Akaroa Self Guided Audio Tour

Self Guided Tour - Akaroa - Starting from $28.32 per person

Download a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour.

Nestled on the East Coast of the South Island, the quiet seaside town of Akaroa is best known for its volcanic hills and the dolphins that are found in the bay. On this self-guided audio tour, you will enjoy the tranquil setting and the stunning natural views along the harbour. You will also see the old lighthouse and learn about its interesting French history at the Akaroa Museum. Visit... More...

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Christchurch Highlights City Tour

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Christchurch Highlights City Tour

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $115.00 per person

Join this small-group shore excursion city tour of Christchurch, also known as the ‘Garden City’. Departing from Akaroa, arrive in Christchurch and enjoy viewing the sights and experience one of Christchurch's famous activities the City Tram, Punting on the Avon or the Botanic Gardens tour or just a stroll through the Garden City. More...

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Villa 114Villa 114 - Hotel.

Built in 1889 and renovated in 2016, Villa 114 is set in the historic precinct of Akaroa, 200 metres from the nearest...

Akaroa Self Guided Audio TourAkaroa Self Guided Audio Tour - Self Guided Tour - Akaroa. Starting from $28.32 per person.

Download a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour.

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