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Akaroa Tour

Akaroa Tour

Embark on a captivating private day tour with Limousine South to the charming coastal town of Akaroa, where you'll discover the beauty of the peninsula, its rich French heritage and have the opportunity to encounter New Zealand's unique Hector Dolphins. 

Departing from Christchurch, enjoy a scenic drive to the picturesque Banks Peninsula, adorned with lush rolling hills and small farmlets. Akaroa, settled by French seafarers in the 1700s, offers a perfect setting for a leisurely lunch and exploration of its charming shops.

Enjoy the convenience and comfort of our tailored itinerary with inclusive hotel or airport transfers.

Tour highlights

Begin your day with a morning departure from Christchurch, setting off on a scenic drive towards the picturesque Banks Peninsula.

Make a refreshing stop at the renowned Little River Store, brimming with curiosities, organic produce, and local artwork, adding a touch of charm to your journey.

Arrive in the delightful township of Akaroa, steeped in history as it was settled by French seafarers centuries ago. Take your time to indulge in a relaxing lunch at one of the inviting eateries or wander through the many intriguing shops that dot the town.

Opt for an exciting optional activity by embarking on a Black Cat cruise, allowing you to explore the outer harbour and get up close and personal with the enchanting Hector Dolphins, the bay's special inhabitants.

On your return to Christchurch, make a stop at Barry's Bay Cheesery, where you can savour locally produced cheese and experience the delicious flavours of the region.

  • Simon was a top-notch guide. Friendly, organized and knowledgeable. He gave us a regional tour, plus two vineyard stops. Would use him again.
  • We did the Queenstown Discovery Private Tour. Steven, our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed the whole experience. Great value for money and we would highly recommend.
  • Do not hesitate to hire this company if you need to see Queenstown and the surrounding areas! Stephen our driver/guide spent two days with us teaching us so much about this beautiful country! He was prompt, He catered to our needs, was a wonderful, safe driver, and made us laugh! He was also so patient to put up with our endless questions and stories! If you’re lucky enough to get Stephen than you’re lucky enough! Thanks for an awesome two days!
  • We had Ian take us for a full day of sightseeing. He was warm, funny, an excellent driver and made sure we had a terrific day.
    Highly recommend!