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Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City Sights Tour - with unbiased reviews

Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City Sights Tour

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Overview
This tour from the Banks Peninsula to Christchurch has been carefully designed so cruise ship passengers can make the most of their short time on land. After disembarking at Akaroa--a town renowned for its French heritage--travel through scenic countryside to Christchurch city. Check out some of the highlights, including the Botanic Gardens, Sumner Beach, and Lyttleton.
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You'll start at
Akaroa Dolphins
65 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New ZealandFrom the Main Wharf in Akaroa, head down to the end where you will see the Akaroa I-Site and a small park on the right-hand side. Next to the Canon statue, a representative will be waiting for you. Please arrive by 10.15am for a 10.30am departure.
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    Christchurch Botanic Gardens
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Christchurch Cathedral
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Akaroa Dolphins
65 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New ZealandFrom the Main Wharf in Akaroa, head down to the end where you will see the Akaroa I-Site and a small park on the right-hand side. Next to the Canon statue, a representative will be waiting for you. Please arrive by 10.15am for a 10.30am departure.
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Highlights
  • Port transfers are provided, so you don't need to worry about getting around
  • An easy way to see a lot in a relatively short time
  • Be amazed by the beautiful landscape so close to urban Christchurch
  • Relax on a worry-free excursion, with guaranteed return to your ship or the next port-of-call
Important Information
Departure Point
Akaroa Dolphins, 65 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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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 travellers can participate
  • Please note that activity times and schedules can be slightly amended depending on your cruise ships timetable.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
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 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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By: Leisure Tours
T. Lynn
20
Lovely Afternoon
This was a great introduction to the wineries near Christchurch, the tour was well planned and went around to four
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Skinflint_traveller
Lake Forest, California
3421
Flying over just inches of water!
The bus ride was a long one from Akaroa, but the scenery was fantastic and the seats were comfortable. We went in
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BKGTrips
Wailea, Hawaii
17878
OK but too long
We booked this tour online since we were coming into Akaroa on a cruise. I just wanted a mini tour of the area
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Lee007jon
Melbourne, Australia
6637
Ship didn't dock but given no hassle refund!
Unfortunately our ship was unable to dock due to poor conditions. We were devastated to miss this tour. I
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Russell F
10
Scotty is number one
Our group of 6 booked the day trip to Christchurch on line while cruising NZ on the Queen Elizabeth. The tour was
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Lee007jon
Melbourne, Australia
6637
I have mixed feelings about this tour
We were met by some lovely folks at the cruise ship terminal. Unfortunately the weather was cold and rainy so I am
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Huey L
80
Akaroa Harbor & Giant House
The Artist Josie done an incredible job decorating both the inside and her outside garden with plants, animal
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Renate Duncan
10
Our Christchurch exoerience
I thought it was great value for the price. Scottie, our guide, was amazing with his knowledge and passion. We
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William K
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
30
Great Fun - Wine Tasting
The wine tour of the Waipara Valley was great fun. Four (4) wineries provided a very nice sampling of local
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Bena
10
We were disappointed
We got into port late and so had to have a modified tour - The tour company was very gracious and made every
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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