2 hour Nature tour

Discover a hidden part of the peninsula, gaze across Akaroa harbor, learn about conservation with penguins, wetas and other native wildlife (seals, dolphins...) and get a close encounter with the wildlife. Ideal if you are on a day trip from Chch.


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With a 4 wheel drive 9 seater van ride and make photo-stops en route. You will view Akaroa harbour in its entirety, standing on crater rim at our 700m view point, hearing about the history of this beautiful landscape by local guides who have lived here for up to five generations.

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Visit Pohatu Bay on the outer coast, panoramic views all the way down, working sheep farm and penguin colony. This is a chance to get great photos of our friendly pet sheep which you can feed by hand for a real kiwi experience. Then come with us as we monitor penguin nesting sites and learn of the conservation work we do in the largest colony of Little penguins on mainland New Zealand.
Great opportunity to see penguins and their chicks up close on their nests.


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Physical address

2 hour Nature tour, Unit 2, 8 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
11.00am on cruise ship days and 1.30pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Akaroa is an hour and half drive away from Christchurch Airport.
Proximity to coach terminal:
The daily shuttles pick up and drop off 100 metres away of our office.
Proximity to town:
Our office is in Akaroa, just behind the BNZ bank at Unit 2, 8 Rue Balguerie.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $65.00
(15 year(s) and under)

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES

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