Canterbury Boat and Sailing Tours
Coastal and mountain experiences combine to make Canterbury a place where there's something for every traveller. In Canterbury you'll find many worlds within one region. Enjoy a boat tour or sailing trip in Canterbury and relax as your captain explores colourful coastlines, beautiful lakes or winding rivers in New Zealand. Choose from a range of exciting sailing activities such as fishing, diving, snorkeling, sightseeing or just relaxing under the gentle flap of the sails. more
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Mobile-friendly - Explore Lyttelton Harbour with Black Cat Cruises. We offer ferry services to Quail Island and Diamond Harbour. Spend half the day walking and learning about the history of Quail Island, or take a trip to Diamond Harbour for swimming, visiting the farmers market or enjoying a picnic. Private charters also available.
Sail with dolphins on New Zealand's oldest ketch—Fox II. See penguins, seals, albatross, and other sea birds. A real sailing experience; as crew, or just relax. Quiet, eco-friendly green boat, two masts, six red sails. Food, refreshments, complimentary coffee/tea. 2.5 hour cruise, departing 10:30am and 1:15pm from Dalys Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Satisfaction guaranteed! Private charters. Company functions. Weddings.
Mobile-friendly - Cruise or swim with the smallest, rarest and friendliest dolphin in the world - the Hector's dolphin! Eco-tourism pioneer Black Cat Cruises offers world-class visitor experiences including our 2-hour Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise and Swimming with the Dolphins tour. Located within the picturesque and French-inspired, seaside town of Akaroa; Only a scenic 90 minute drive from Christchurch, New Zealand.
Join our friendly team for a unique and memorable tour experience throughout Christchurch & Canterbury. Whether you're looking for; a scenic experience, a 4WD or jetboat adventure, a Lord of the Rings filming location visit, an 'up-close' encounter with a whale or want to see Christchurch from the top of a double decker bus, we have something to suit everyone!
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