Akaroa Harbour Cruise
Day Tour - from £246
Visit one of Canterbury’s coastal gems on a full day tour to the pretty French town of Akaroa including a 2-hour cruise providing you with the most stunning viewpoints of the Banks Peninsula.
Your Tour Includes:
- Return coach from Christchurch
- Akaroa harbour cruise
- Visit to Barry Bay Cheese Factory
- Akaroa restaurant lunch
Your Day Tour
Begin your full day tour to the beautiful French inspired seaside village with a coach transfer from your Christchurch accommodation. On the way to Akaroa you will stop at Sign of the Takahe, Sign of the Kiwi, Governers Bay, Gebbies Pass, Lake Forsyth and Little River, then at Hill Top for panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour.
Sample the local French-inspired produce with a visit to the cheese factory at Barry’s Bay followed by lunch at Bully Hayes restaurant. After lunch, board your vessel Canterbury Cat to commence a two hour Akaroa Harbour Cruise. Explore Akaroa Harbour and spot dolphins, penguins and seals. Afterwards, re-board your coach for the return journey to Christchurch. Along the way, the driver stops at Birdling Flat on the Kaitorete Spit for commanding views of the southern facing cliffs of Banks Peninsula. Tour concludes at approximately 5:00pm, at which time hotel drop-offs will commence.
Pick up from: Christchurch accommodation
Approximate Time: 09:00
Duration: 9 hours