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Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City Sights

Akaroa, South Island, New Zealand

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  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Overview

Itinerary
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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

Stop At: Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island

After a some time at the Botanic Gardens, your driver will take you for a sightseeing tour of the central city and highlight the Earthquake damage of 2011. After which, stop for a 45 minute lunch break in the city.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Lyttelton, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island

Explore the township of Sumner (time permitting) and the beautiful port town of Lyttelton Harbour for beautiful sights of Governors Bay.

Pass By: Sign of the Takahe

Drive up the port hills to the Sign of the Takahe for stunning views of the city, Southern Alps, and Canterbury coastline (time permitting a stop will be made so you can walk to the viewing platform). Finally return to Akaroa in time for your tender with the cruise ship.

Information

Includes:
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Excludes:
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Additional Info:
  • 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
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that activity times and schedules can be slightly amended depending on your cruise ships timetable.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

Meeting Point

Akaroa Dolphins | Harbour Nature Cruises
Departure Time:
10:30 AM
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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