Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Adventure
Akaroa is located on Banks Peninsula, the most prominent volcanic feature of the South Island of New Zealand. Akaroa is about 82 kilometres by road from Christchurch City. Akaroa and Banks Peninsula are great holiday destinations for travellers wanting to combine their love of the outdoors with their adventurous spirit. Akaroa and Banks Peninsula adventure activities suit all levels of confidence and sense of adventure.
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Mobile-friendly - Akaroa Guided Kayak Safaris sea kayaking tours are based in the stunning French seaside town of Akaroa, one of the best locations to sea kayak in NZ, with neon blue and green water and untouched marine reserve. We provide guided 5-star kayaking tours that are Serene, Special, Spectacular and Safe! Our local, knowledgeable guides are the best in the business.
For a "top" experience in Christchurch (only 15 minutes from central city), take a ride to the summit of the Port Hills, 500 metres above sea level. It's magical! Spectacular 360-degree views of Christchurch City, Lyttelton Harbour, Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Set atop the Gondola Summit Station, the Red Rock Cafe offers delicious snacks, light meals and beverages.
Mobile-friendly - Your exciting boat cruise will take you outside Akaroa Harbour on Banks Peninsula beside steep cliffs, archways and sea caves. The area around Akaroa is stunning, come explore it with a knowledgeable, local skipper, onboard our comfortable, classic Kauri launch. Enjoy and photograph spectacular scenery and abundant bird and wild life including the rare Hectors dolphins, fur seals and penguins.
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New Zealand guided walking adventures. We are a specialist adventure tour company with decades of experience running small-group tours with the best Kiwi guides. Enjoy hikes on the Milford, Routeburn and Hollyford Tracks plus Mt Cook and Arthurs Pass. See more on our website.
Mobile-friendly - Pohatu is the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. 4WD safaris enable you to visit this remote and beautiful area, and learn of the Wildlife Conservation Program. Sea-Kayaking safari gives great wildlife viewing and allows the adventurous to explore out spectacular coastline. Our 24 hour Package gives you an opportunity to spend the night in the penguin colony.
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