Akaroa Private Shore Excursion


Enjoy your private Akaroa shore excursion & see what others miss! Travel in style & comfort of your very own chauffeur driven vehicle. Take a 90 minutes scenic drive on Banks Peninsula & visit the Garden City of New Zealand, Christchurch. Experience a vibrant destination in transition at your own convenience. Enjoy a guided tour of Christchurch Botanical Gardens on an electric caterpillar bus & meander down the Avon River in a traditional English Punt. Top the day-off with an ice-cream on us at Sumner Beach. This is the perfect way to experience & discover all that a cruise ship destination has to offer.

Worry-free Shore Excursion: If your ship is cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions and you are unable to attend this activity, you will be entitled to a 100% refund.

 

THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY)

AKAROA SHORE EXCURSION - approx. 6 hours (Tour Start Time: 9.30am)
From $225 to $375 Per Person (minimum booking for 2 adults required)
Child: $199

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Stress-free & hassle-free Private Shore Excursion.
  • By booking your private tour, remove yourself from the hassle of boarding over-crowded coaches.
  • Your tour starts as soon as your tender reaches the shore, so no need to wait for other passengers to disembark the ship.
  • We use late model Mercedes Benz minivan for your comfort & safety.
  • Christchurch Botanical Gardens Guided Tour, Punting on Avon River & City Tour.
  • Guaranteed on-time return to your ship.

 

ITINERARY:

Your private shore excursion begins with pick-up by your private guide/ chauffeur from Akaroa Port once your ship pulls into the harbour & your tender reaches the shore. This is about 6 hours tour including 90 minutes’ scenic drive on Banks Peninsula to Christchurch each way.

  • Pickup around 9.30am from Akaroa & take the scenic drive to Christchurch.
  • Visit Christchurch Botanical Gardens & hop onboard an electric-powered caterpillar bus along with live commentary & enjoy the splendid gardens.
  • Sit back & relax in a traditional English Punt & meander down the Avon River.
  • Enjoy a scrumptious lunch at one of the many cafes’ & restaurants in Christchurch (at your own expense). Your driver/ guide will give you recommendations.
  • Get a brief overview of the Central Christchurch which is being rebuilt from scratch after recovering from a devastating earthquake.
  • Drive to Sumner Beach & stroll next to cave rock. Top the day off with an ice-cream on us.
  • Take the relaxing scenic drive back to Akaroa.
  • Stop over & feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory.
  • Drop-off to your cruise terminal around 4pm, which will give you some time to explore boutique shops on the waterfront in Akaroa.

As this is a private tour; if you would like to see/ do something specific in Christchurch, kindly let us know & we will try our best to cater your request, subject to time & availability.

 

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