From Christchurch: Akaroa Day Tour with Optional Cruise

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Pass by Governor's Bay, Gebbies Pass, and Lake Ellesmere on a day trip from Christchurch to Akaroa. Go on an optional nature cruise to see the dolphins, and check out the volcanic cliffs.

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  • Akaroa Nature Cruise


Enjoy the landscape and sights along the journey as you pass through Governor's Bay, Gebbies Pass, Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora), and Little River. Spend the entire day, including return transportation. During the Akaroa Nature Cruise, look for bird life such as Hector's dolphins, the world's smallest oceanic dolphin, New Zealand fur seals, blue penguins, yellow-eyed penguins, and other wildlife, as well as great views of the volcanic cliffs and remote sea caves (Akaroa Nature Cruise is not included in the price). please additional from the cart after adding the tour in cart


Air-conditioned vehicle Professional Driver Welcome Drinks Hotel pickup and drop-off in Christchurch Cruise (depending on option selected)

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