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AKAROA PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION (Christchurch City & Banks Peninsula)

Akaroa, New Zealand
AKAROA PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION (Christchurch City & Banks Peninsula)

From $334.84

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icon8 to 9 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Save time waiting for other cruise ship passengers and escape straight to Christchurch for this private shore excursion. Once you arrive, experience Christchurch without the noise and rigid timetables of a big tour group. Take a electric caterpillar bus around the famous Botanical Gardens, boat down the Avon river in a traditional English poling punt, and discover how Christchurch is rebuilding in the wake of the devastating 2011 earthquake.
  • Stop by at Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and sample their cheeses
  • Marvel at the stunning views from Banks Peninsula as you drive into Christchurch
  • Get back to Akaroa in time to explore the shops and board your cruise ship
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Port pick-up & drop-off.
Private tour (i.e. only for one party)
Botanical Gardens guided caterpillar tour.
Punting on Avon River.
Christchurch Gondola
Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz vans.
Complimentary Light Refreshments.
Complimentary Hotspot WIFI.
Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee

Departure Point

Akaroa, New Zealand

Please inform what time your cruise ship docks in Akaroa Harbour and we will meet you at the wharf.

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We recommend you pre-book & take the first tender to Akaroa Port.
  • All cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at the time of booking: Ship name, Docking time, Disembarkation time & Re-boarding time.
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion:If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY NZSI Tours & Travel
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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