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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
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
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.
Port pickup and drop-off
Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
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
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