Akaroa Shore Excursion: Small-Group Wildlife And Sea-Kayaking Safari In Akaroa

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    11:30am (tour may depart slightly later depending on your cruise ship arrival time) Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
  • Departure Details :
    On the grass opposite Ratatouille Restaurant. This is on the main street of Akaroa 40E Rue Lavaud.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Join one of the best kayak adventures in New Zealand, jump into a safe stable sea kayak and follow our local guides as we take you on a spectacular tour through an untouched marine reserve which now exists in a flooded volcanic crater from millions of years ago. The geology and scenery will blow your mind during this 3-hour small-group wildlife and sea-kayaking safari. Paddle along through the clear blue water, you get the feeling you are in a postcard!  Your guide will keep watch for sightings of native endangered New Zealand animal and bird life. Pause for a snack break on a nearby beach, and enjoy a little free time to explore, swim, or soak up the serenity at your leisure. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people. This activity is often voted the highlight of a NZ holiday!

Highlights

  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Close encounter with friendly dolphins
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

When your cruise ship docks in the beautiful french village of Akaroa, stroll through town to the kayak base and meet your guide to begin your 3-hour tour. Following an informative safety briefing, your guides will prepare your kayak for launch then take to Akaroas volcanic basin waters.
Small group numbers are key as we are visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, enjoy exploring this marine reserve in a low-impact and environmentally responsible way. Close encounters. No noise, No engines, No crowds, No pollution. 

During your tour, paddle quietly along through the blue waters of the extinct volcanic crater and listen as your guide points out places of interest and any wildlife that you come across. After approximately one hour, stop for a 15-minute break on a remote beach and enjoy free time to swim or rest your arms!

Replenish lost energy with a light snack, then paddle onward as your guide shares stories from the regions colorful past. As you explore, admire panoramic views and your guide will be taking on water photos for you If you wish to take home a memory of your day.
When your kayak adventure comes to an end, paddle your kayak back to base an easy 10-minute walk from the wharf through he boutique shops and cafes leads you back to the main wharf. Safe and dry!

Inclusions

  • Guide
  • Light refreshments
  • Kayak safari

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Transport to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum age is 10 years

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

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