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Akaroa - Banks Peninsula Outdoor Activities

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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 Sailing Cruises

Akaroa Sailing Cruises

Sailing - Akaroa - Starting from NZ $85.00 per person

No visit to Akaroa or Christchurch is complete without an Akaroa Sailing Cruises experience. The thrill at the helm when the wind pipes up and the leeward rail's in the water with the bow wave hissing in front; enjoy this truly sensory personal experience. It's safe, sensational and not too difficult. More...

Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch

Day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $194.00 per person

Enjoy the luxury and comfort of a top-of the range Mercedes Benz 4x4 bus as you journey from Christchurch proceeding into the rugged splendor of Banks Peninsula, You will really love stopovers at the quirky Giants House at Akaroa, and the award winning Barrys Bay Cheese factory. At your final destination, undertake a unique nature safari incorporating a wild penguin colony in their natural habitat, in the spectacular, award winning Wild Side Conservation area! Learn about the area’s native... More...

Akaroa Harbour Wildlife Cruise

Akaroa Harbour Wildlife Cruise

Family Friendly - Akaroa - Starting from $85.00 per person

We offer the only truly environmentally responsible harbour cruise on Akaroa Harbour. We sail a 47 foot classic yacht, designed in 1946 to WIN the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. She's stable and strong. Suitable for all levels of fitness. See wildlife, and hear fascination personal stories and the history of Akaroa. Two cruises daily. 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 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...


Akaroa Dolphin Swimming and Alpaca Farm Day Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa Dolphin Swimming and Alpaca Farm Day Tour from Christchurch

Day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $500.00 per person

Enjoy once in a lifetime experience-swim & snorkel with the World’s smallest & rarest Hector’s Dolphins in the emerald waters of Akaroa. Get up-close & personal at Alpaca Farm Tour and wander through these majestic beauties. Explore the French town by foot, enjoy lunch at a waterfront café & discover the boutique shops.
Tour Highlights:
• Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese.
• Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks... More...

Akaroa Swim with Dolphins Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa Swim with Dolphins Tour from Christchurch

Swim with Dolphins - Christchurch - Starting from $295.00 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...

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and the International Antarctic Centre

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and the International Antarctic Centre

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $145.00 per person

Experience the grand architecture and beautiful gardens of Christchurch when your ship is in port in Akaroa. Your shore excursion from Akaroa port also includes a scenic trip through the Banks Peninsula and entry to the most popular attraction in Christchurch, the International Antarctic Centre. Enjoy the center’s Snow and Ice Experience, Blue Penguin Encounter and take an exhilarating ride in an all-terrain Hagglund vehicle. More...

Sunrise Kayaking Safari with Sea Wildlife in Akaroa

Sunrise Kayaking Safari with Sea Wildlife in Akaroa

Kayaking - Akaroa - Starting from $130.00 per person

The Sunrise Wildlife Safari is our recommended Safari of the day! This is a once in a lifetime chance to paddle in an extinct volcano basin. Take in breath-taking scenery and have the chance to experience close encounters with some of the most endangered marine life on the planet including Hector Dolphins,  white flippered penguins, and Orca located in Akaroa Harbor during their most active time of the day, only 80 minutes from Christchurch.
Small group numbers are key as we are... More...

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Banksia CottageBanksia Cottage - Holiday Home.

Located in the heart of Akaroa, Banksia Cottage is a charming 2 bedroom holiday home with a terrace and garden. The...

Christchurch to Akaroa transferChristchurch to Akaroa transfer - Transfer - Christchurch. Starting from $235.00 per person.

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