Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruises (Black Cat Cruises)

Our 2-hour Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise takes you on a journey around an extinct volcanic crater to experience majestic scenery and stunning wildlife. Discover rare and playful NZ Hector’s dolphins, native fur seals, penguins and other seabirds!

Pricing

Adult
$90.00
Child
$35.00

About

Depart the charming historic French township of Akaroa, just 90 minutes from Christchurch, aboard the large modern catamaran, Black Cat, into the sweeping scenic splendour of Akaroa Harbour. Enjoy your skipper’s fascinating commentary as you discover playful, rare New Zealand Hector's dolphins, fur seals, penguins and many other sea birds.

Visit the startling volcanic formation of Cathedral Cave, and see everything from relics of the area’s Maori and colonial past to a modern working salmon farm of today. Two hour cruises depart daily from the Main Wharf.

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Physical address

Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruises (Black Cat Cruises), Main Wharf, Beach Road, Akaroa, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7520, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $90.00
Child
(15 year(s) and under)
$35.00
Other charges:
Under 5's are free
Further pricing information:
Under 5's cruise for free! All bookings are subject to weather conditions
Cancellation policy:
no refund if cancelled within 24 hours of booking.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
90 minutes from Christchurch Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
500m
Proximity to town:
5 minutes walk from central Akaroa

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Opening times

Business hours:
8.30am-5pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES NO
French YES NO
German YES NO
Japanese YES NO
Spanish YES NO

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