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    • Walking & Hiking in Akaroa

    The Akaroa Walk

    Tuatara Tours specialises in guided walking and cycling experiences that are achievable for most levels of fitness. Tours include meals, accommodation, luggage portage and an experienced guide, combining the best in ambience,exercise and relaxation.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $1,695

    From: $1,695

    • Boat Cruises, Penguins, Dolphins, Seals, Other Wildlife in Akaroa

    Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruises (Black Cat Cruises)

    Cruise around an extinct volcanic crater, see the world's smallest dolphins, penguins and seals all in stunning scenery. Cruises are narrated by your skipper. Operated by award winning Black Cat.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $75

    From: $75

    • Dolphins in Akaroa

    Swimming with Dolphins (Black Cat Cruises)

    Swim with one of the world's smallest and rarest dolphins in Akaroa Harbour, just 90 minutes from Christchurch.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $160

    From: $160

    • Bird Watching, Penguins, Farms, Other Wildlife in Akaroa

    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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    Region: Akaroa
    From $65

    From: $65

    • Penguins, Kayaking, Bird Watching in Akaroa

    Pohatu Sea-kayaking

    Kayaking Pohatu Marine Reserve allows you to discover unique and abundant wildlife and explore the spectacular outer flank of ancient Akaroa volcano. Pohatu Penguins/ Plunge NZ Ltd has a marine mammal concession and a penguin permit.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $80

    From: $80

    • Boat Cruises, Seals, Dolphins in Akaroa

    Akaroa Dolphins - Harbour Nature Cruises

    We are 100% locally owned and operated and Number 1 on TripAdvisor for Boat Tours in New Zealand. Highlights of our cruises include seeing the rare Hector's dolphins, seals, penguins, sea birds, spectacular sea caves and volcanic formations.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $80

    From: $80

    • Kayaking in Akaroa

    Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari

    3 hour half day Guided Sea Kayak Safari. Soak up the serenity during this Eco Wildlife Experience. Paddle in an extinct volcano! 7:30am Sunrise Wildlife or 11:30am Scenic Cruiser Safari. Photos available for purchase, on water snacks included.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $128

    From: $128

    • Sports, Surfing, Kayaking in Akaroa

    SUP (Stand Up Paddle boarding)

    SUP Experience this unique water sport that's currently taking the world by storm. Explore the magnificent Akaroa Harbour from an entirely new perspective.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $20

    From: $20

    • Penguins, Farms, Other Wildlife in Akaroa

    Scenic Nature Safari

    Our 4 hours 4WD trip will take you out onto the dramatic wild side of Banks Peninsula and Pohatu Marine Reserve on a scenic drive. Conservation based tour includes monitoring of the endemic fauna. View penguins, wetas and native birds.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $90

    From: $90

    • Sailing in Akaroa

    Akaroa Sailing Cruises

    Designed in 1946 to WIN the Sydney-Hobart yacht race, Manutara is a slice of NZ and Australian maritime history. Come sail with us for an unforgettable 2.5 hour Akaroa Harbour Cruise. Steer yourself, or just sit back and relax in the "Royal Seats".

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $75

    From: $75

    • Penguins in Akaroa

    Pohatu Penguins safaris

    Pohatu is the Largest Little Penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Come on an evening tour and learn of penguin conservation. Unique viewing in this undisturbed environment of penguins returning from sea. Often Yellow Eyed penguins are also seen.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $75

    From: $75

    • Urban and Scenic Attractions in Little River

    Manaia Native Habitat

    Experience native bush and birds in the heart of Banks Peninsula. Rest and relax on your way to Akaroa and enjoy this rare ecological haven. Okuti Valley is a special secret, off the beaten track, sheltered with views of the valley, lake and sea.

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    Region: Little River
    From $5

    From: $5

    • Heritage Attractions, Arts & Crafts in Akaroa

    Barrys Bay Traditional Cheese

    Nestled on the shores of Akaroa Harbour, Barrys Bay Cheese creates handcrafted cheese from fresh, local milk. Come watch our cheesemakers hard at work through a large glass viewing window and sample our delicious cheeses.

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    Region: Akaroa
    • Sailing, Boat Cruises, Dolphins, Seals in Akaroa

    Fox II Sailing Adventures Ltd

    Sail with the dolphins in the crater of an extinct volcano on New Zealand’s oldest gaffed rigged ketch and enjoy the wildlife of Akaroa Harbour up close. A guaranteed highlight of your trip that you will remember for the rest of your life.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $80

    From: $80

    • Stargazing, Walking & Hiking in Akaroa

    SKYTRACK

    1 night and 1 day - walk over scenic Akaroa hills on the ridge of an ancient volcano and sleep in a stargazer hut!

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $20

    From: $20

    • Gardens, Galleries in Akaroa

    "The Giant's House"

    The Giant's House sculpture mosaic garden is colourful, exuberant, interactive, romantic, fun and full of surprises.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $17

    From: $17

    • Golf in Akaroa

    Akaroa Golf Club Inc

    Picturesque 18 Hole Course situated at head of Akaroa Harbour, Banks Peninsula, 15 minutes from Akaroa. Ranked 2nd Hidden Gem for Tasman/Canterbury Region. Visitors welcome.Hire clubs, trundlers and Ride-on-Carts available.

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $20

    From: $20

    • Penguins, Other Wildlife, Fishing – Salt Water, Dolphins, Bird Watching, Boat Cruises in Akaroa

    Coast up Close Akaroa

    Come see spectacular scenery and abundant bird life & wildlife, including the rare Hectors dolphins, which make this New Zealand coast world famous

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $75

    From: $75

    • Miscellaneous Madness in Little River

    Scary Slippery Slides

    The Scary, Slippery Slides are not for the faint hearted. Good old fashion fun'- a hill, plastic, water and gravity! Fun like it use to be - no frills but plenty of thrills. Suitable for 3 years and up. Open most weekends during the season.

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    Region: Little River
    From $5

    From: $5

    • Kayaking in Akaroa

    Akaroa Adventure Centre

    Experience Akaroa harbour at a relaxed pace with our unguided kayaking or via paddle boards. Take in the landscapes, spot our rarer marine animals and discover your own beach for a secluded picnic...

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    Region: Akaroa
    From $20

    From: $20