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Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise

by Black Cat Cruises Duration 2h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is NZ$79
Amazing! 4.5/5 Wotif Guest Rating View all 3 Wotif Verified Reviews

Take a 2-hour nature cruise inside an extinct volcanic crater and enjoy the marvellous views and impressive scenery. Marvel at the rare, New Zealand-specific Hector's dolphins, as well as penguins, seals and a variety of birds.

Depart from the charming, historic French township of Akaroa, an hour and a half away from Christchurch, aboard a large modern Black Cat catamaran into the scenic splendour of Akaroa Harbour.

Hop aboard and get ready for a unforgettable experience. Enjoy your skipper's fascinating commentary about nature, wildlife and the history of the harbour while watching playful, rare Hector's dolphins. Catch glimpses of fur seals, penguins and many other kinds of sea bird.

Visit the startling volcanic formation of Cathedral Cave and see relics from the area's Maori and colonial past. Complete your trip with a visit to Lucas Bay to see the famous farm where Akaroa Salmon are raised.

Take a 2-hour nature cruise inside an extinct volcanic crater and enjoy the marvellous views and impressive scenery. Marvel at the rare, New Zealand-specific Hector's dolphins, as well as penguins, seals and a variety of birds.

Depart from the charming, historic French township of Akaroa, an hour and a half away from Christchurch, aboard a large modern Black Cat catamaran into the scenic splendour of Akaroa Harbour.

Hop aboard and get ready for a unforgettable experience. Enjoy your skipper's fascinating commentary about nature, wildlife and the history of the harbour while watching playful, rare Hector's dolphins. Catch glimpses of fur seals, penguins and many other kinds of sea bird.

Visit the startling volcanic formation of Cathedral Cave and see relics from the area's Maori and colonial past. Complete your trip with a visit to Lucas Bay to see the famous farm where Akaroa Salmon are raised.

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11:00 AM, Cruise in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
NZ$79

Total price is NZ$79, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

1:30 PM, Cruise in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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NZ$79

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3:45 PM, Cruise in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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NZ$79

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Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise

Activity Location

Akaroa 7520

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Akaroa

    61 Beach Road Akaroa Wharf

    Akaroa 7520


Highlights

  • Cruise through majestic Akaroa scenery

  • Rare sighting of New Zealand-specific Hector's dolphin

  • Abundant wildlife including penguins, fur seals & birds

  • Visit to a world-famous salmon farm

  • Two outdoor decks for optimal viewing


Inclusions

  • Akaroa Harbour nature cruise

  • Commentary in English


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • All cruises are subject to weather conditions.

  • Akaroa is approximately an 80- to 90-minute drive from Christchurch.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5