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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 Harbour Nature Cruise

Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Akaroa - Starting from $85.00 per person

Experience majestic scenery and stunning wildlife including dolphins, penguins and marine bird life on this Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise.

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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...

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...

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 Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $140.00 per person

See the sights of Christchurch when your ship is in Akaroa port, and explore the city on a comprehensive tour. Your Akaroa shore excursion also includes a trip through the beautiful Banks Peninsula and a visit to the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Meet the elusive kiwi, New Zealand’s national bird, along with exotic visitors including deer, wallabies, otters, gibbons and lemurs. More...

Shore Excursion: Scenic Cruiser Sea Kayaking Safaris in Akaroa

Shore Excursion: Scenic Cruiser Sea Kayaking Safaris in Akaroa

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

Our Guided Kayak Safari is a great way to spend your time ashore! This is a once in a lifetime chance to paddle through a marine reserve in an extinct volcano basin. Take in breath-taking scenery and witness amazing geology that is unique to the area. You will have the chance to experience some of the most endangered marine life on the planet including Hector Dolphins, White-flipper penguins, and native sea birds which reside in Akaroa Harbour if you are lucky! Your safari includes a... 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 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...

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

Join one of the best kayak adventures in New Zealand, jump into a safe stable sea kayak and follow our local guides as we take you on a spectacular tour through an untouched marine reserve which now exists in a flooded volcanic crater from millions of years ago. The geology and scenery will blow your mind during this 3-hour small-group wildlife and sea-kayaking safari. Paddle along through the clear blue water, you get the feeling you are in a postcard!  Your guide will keep watch for... More...

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Twin GulliesTwin Gullies - Bed and Breakfast.

Located in Akaroa, Twin Gullies provides accommodation with free WiFi and a garden with an outdoor swimming pool and...

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Willowbank Wildlife ReserveAkaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City Tour and Willowbank Wildlife Reserve - Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch. Starting from $140.00 per person.

See the sights of Christchurch when your ship is in Akaroa port, and explore the city on a comprehensive tour. Your...

 

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