Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Nature and Eco Tourism
Akaroa and Banks Peninsula enjoy a great selection of nature attractions and eco tourism sites. Experience breathtaking scenery, see amazing natural wildlife and explore the pristine beauty of our clean green country.
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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 - Your Akaroa Alpaca Farm Tour experience takes you on a scenic-drive to the western-side of Akaroa Harbour to Shamarra Alpaca Farm. Our Akaroa alpaca farm has breathtaking views of the harbour. Alpaca farmers, Frank and Anya, will treat you to an interesting, interactive introduction to these animals (renowned for their ultra-fine fleece). Light refreshments included on your Akaroa farm tour.
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.
We have an adventure package to suit EVERYONE! Touring isn't just a job for us, it's a lifestyle! We are local, we are fun and we love adventure, so who better to guide you on your epic South Island adventure tour than us!?
Mobile-friendly - Guided 1-day walk on Banks Peninsula, a spectacular extinct volcano within 30 minutes of Christchurch. Experience the world-class views and enjoy a days' walk with our experienced local guides. If you are short on time, a half-day guided walk on Banks Peninsula is for you.
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.
Mobile-friendly - A PurePod is a unique, off-the-grid experience in a luxurious glass cabin located in secluded and stunning slices of beautiful New Zealand landscape. Watch the stars above, pull back the glass sliding doors on all three sides and indulge in the beautiful isolation. There are six fabulous PurePod locations from Banks Peninsula to Kaikoura - which will be your favourite?
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