Cruise Excursion: Twin Harbours with Cruise

Cruise Excursion: Twin Harbours with Cruise

This tour option explores the twin harbours of Banks Peninsula, Lyttelton and Akaroa with numerous photo opportunities of some spectacular scenery throughout including Lakes Forsyth and Ellesmere, the Canterbury Plains, the South Islands Southern Alps and Christchurch City from the Sign of the Takahe on the hills above the city of Christchurch.

On arrival in Akaroa join the Canterbury Cat for a two hour nature cruise on the Akaroa Harbour, a full commentary cruise of this spectacular harbor with a host of marine life. You will normally see the rear Hector’s Dolphins, New Zealand Fur Seals and the little Blue Penguin as well as a number of native marine birds that populate this coastline. Following the cruise there will be time for lunch. (Lunch is an optional extra)

Mid-afternoon depart Akaroa and travelling through the inner harbour bays of Takamatua, Robinsons Bay, Davauchelle Bay and Barry’s Bay with a stop at the Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory, with tastings of course. The return journey to Lyttelton retraces your travels through the Canterbury Plains and the southern suburbs of Christchurch.

Please Note: This is a Cruise Excursion Tour, Please only book this tour, if you are disembarking from a cruise ship into the local port. As transfers or starting points will begin from the port terminal.

Tour Info

Tour Type: Cruise Ship Shore Excursions
From: Lyttelton to Lyttelton
Price: From (NZD) $240 per person
Duration: 8 hours
Tour Code: LT79CS

Inclusions

Full tour commentary in modern air-conditioned vehicle
Two hour harbour cruise
Explore the twin harbours of Banks Peninsula, Lyttelton & Akaroa
Numerous photo opportunities
Sightseeing of Hectors dolphins, fur seals & blue penguins
Cheese factory tour

Tour Departures

  • Frequency: Daily all year round
  • Departure Point: Wharf adjacent to where your cruise ship tender will berth and depart from.
  • Departure Time: 9:00am
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Return Details: 5:00pm
  • Closed: Christmas Day

What To Bring

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Walking Shoes
  • Camera
  • Warm Clothing

Important Information

  • Minimum of 2 passengers required to operate
  • Must advise which cruise ship you are arriving on at time of booking
  • This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of travel
  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
  • Complete operator information, including opening times and local contact telephone numbers are included on your e-voucher
  • Child ages are 3-14 years inclusive

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Cruise Excursion: Twin Harbours with Cruise
Sightseeing Tours
Tour Code: LT79CS
From (NZD) $240 per person
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