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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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.
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Mobile-friendly - Pohatu is the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Wildside discovery tour enables 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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