Shore Trips and Tours - Christchurch Highlights Tour

Small group, day tours for cruise ship passengers visiting Akaroa/Christchurch to see the stunning Akaroa, Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City sights. Plus options of Punting on the Avon, the Tram or the Botanic Gardens (extra cost).


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Shore Trips and Tours have been providing quality tour experiences to visiting cruise ship clients since 2002.

A Qualmark endorsed tour company, a member of ProGuides NZ and a 5 year in a row winner of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, you can be assured of friendly professional guides, a value for money day out and a guarantee to get you back to the ship on time.

Our popular small group Christchurch Highlights tour shows you the stunning sights of Akaroa, Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City plus we have time for one of Christchurch's famous activities - Punting on the Avon, the City Tram or the Botanic Gardens (extra cost).

We look forward to sharing Christchurch with you.

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Physical address

Akaroa Harbour Wharf, Akaroa, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $125.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Lunch is not included, but we do reserve a table at a very popular riverside cafe. The tram ride, punting or the Botanic Gardens tour is not included in the tour cost. The tour start time is set at 10am but on some days there may be delays in the tender transfers to shore, so please ensure you catch an early tender. Please note there is no storage capacity on the minibus for push chairs or strollers and is NOT suitable for users of mobility scooters or wheel chairs as there is limited space
Cancellation policy:
Full refund given if cruise ship does not make port of call. For all other cancellations our policy is as follows: Cancellation at least 14 days prior, 100% refund. Cancellation between 14 and 7 days prior, 75% refund. Cancellation less than 7 days no refund.

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Opening times

Business hours:
7.30am to 6pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

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