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Free port pickup and drop-off included
Great overview and orientation of the city
Led by a local guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Akaroa Village Inn
First you will be collected at the park at the end of Akaroa Wharf (opposite the Akaroa Village Inn) at 10.30am and driven through the village of Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula with stunning views of rolling hills, lakes and coastlines before arriving in Christchurch.
Stop At: Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island
After boarding our coaches from the Akaroa Port, we'll take you through to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens & Christchurch Museum via the scenic Banks Peninsula. Explore on your own for 30 minutes.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Cathedral Square, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island
Depart the Botanical Gardens for a brief Christchurch City tour highlighting city landmarks and the rebuild of city centre after the 2011 Earthquake.
Stop At: Alpine Jet Thrills Limited
Enjoy an exhilarating Jet boat ride, “The Braided Blast”, on the snow-fed Waimakariri River in the shallow river flats. Speed and spin in waters that is sometimes only centimetres deep.
Duration: 35 minutes
Pass By: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island
Travel back to Akaroa via the Banks Peninsula to board your cruise ship.
Port pickup and drop-off
Covered by ’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Life-vests and splash-proof jackets provided on jet-boat
Infants must sit on laps
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Please note that activity times and schedules can be slightly amended depending on your cruise ships timetable.
The minimum age for jet-boating is two years of age.