Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula And Christchurch City Sights

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Akaroa Dolphins | Harbour Nature Cruises, Main Wharf (Entrance, Canterbury 7520, New Zealand,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

While your ship is in port in Akaroa Harbour, take a shore excursion to tour the scenic Banks Peninsula and visit the city of Christchurch. Youll see how Christchurch is emerging from the devastation of the 2011 earthquake. Take a brief stroll through the citys beautiful botanic gardens and admire New Zealands magnificent scenery.

Highlights

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

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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.

Inclusions

Port pickup and drop-off

Driver/guide

Air-conditioned vehicle

Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee

Exclusions

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

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