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Akaroa Cruise Excursion - Christchurch City Sightseeing & Farm Tour

By Cruise Shore Trips
Price was undefined, price is now $101
Free cancellation available
6h
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Selective hotel pickup

Highlights

  • Idyllic landscapes from Banks Peninsula to Christchurch

  • A unique sheep shearing experience at a local farm

  • Chance to discover the devastating history of Christchurch

  • Watching the sheep dogs at work & enjoying afternoon tea

  • Experienced & friendly tour guides to answer your questions

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Christchurch

  • What's included

    Admission to a sheep farm

  • What's included

    Afternoon tea

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from Akoaroa port

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Meals not listed as Inclusions

Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary provided they do not occupy their own seat.

  • You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Check-in is 10 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • This tour is specifically designed for cruise ship passengers.

  • If you are not on a Cruise Ship you cannot do this tour

What you can expect

See both the city and rural side of New Zealand on an excursion away from your ship. Drive through the breathtaking scenery past Lakes Forsyth on your way to Christchurch Botanical Gardens. Explore the city, and then spend the afternoon at a sheep farm where you can witness how sheep are sheared.

Your guide arrives to collect you from the Akaroa port and lead you on an exciting tour of Christchurch and the Banks Peninsula. Look out your window as the Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains fly by on your journey to Christchurch. Once you're in the city proper, head to the Christchurch Botanical Gardens for a brief visit to see the well-thought-out layout of the plants and flowers.

Leave the gardens behind and venture into the city to see the location of the devastating earthquake that shook the city at its foundation. Your guide tells you about this historic event before you leave to go to a local sheep farm. At the farm, watch as the well-trained dogs herd the sheep with an ease of continuous practice. Pet the fluffy animals, and then learn how they are sheared as you observe the process in person. End your day with a warm cup of tea before returning to the port to catch your cruise ship.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Christchurch

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Akaroa Harbour Wharf
  • Akaroa Harbour Wharf
  • Akaroa Canterbury 7520
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