Want to join a small friendly tour ? Try us....see Akaroa, Christchurch, Banks Peninsula or the South Island of New Zealand..max 11 on board !PRIVATE TOURS........up to 11 pax in our comfortable aircon minibus.....great value for your family or travelling group.....tours start and finish in Christchurch ( you decide where)....$120 nzd incl gst per hour (regardless of the number in your group)....these are typical tours and can be tailored to suit your group....hard-wired PA system, adjustable seats with lots of commentary and interesting stops....
2 hours ($240....Christchurch/ Lyttelton/ Port Hills)
3 hours ($360...Christchurch/ Lyttelton/ Port Hills/ Sumner)
4 hours ($480...Wine-tasting at Waipara....may include Waipara Hills, Pegasus Bay, Torlesse or Waipara Springs Wineries...tastings own cost)
5 hours ($600.....Christchurch/ Little River/ Hilltop above Akaroa Harbour)
6 hours ($720...Christchurch/ Port Hills/ Little River/ The Hilltop/ Akaroa & Harbour/ Barrys Bay Cheese Factory/ Canterbury Plains)
7 hours ($840...Christchurch/ Port Hills/ Lyttelton Harbour /Little River/ The Hilltop Tavern/ Akaroa & Harbour/ Barrys Bay Cheese Factory/ Canterbury Plains...option of 2 hour Black Cat Cruise@$95/adult or Manderley Farm Tour...book these option with me before the tour)/ Birdlings Flat gemstone beach)
8 hours ($960....Arthurs Pass/ Castle Hill/ Canterbury Plains...option of jet-boating the Waimakariri Gorge@$95 pp for 30 min
OR Kaikoura Day Tour.)
13 hours ($1560....Canterbury Plains/ Lake Tekapo/ Mt Cook return....500 km of scenic beauty)
CRUISE SHIP DAY EXCURSIONS FROM AKAROA TO CHRISTCHURCH
Akaroa cruise ship passengers day tour to Christchurch $110 p.p. Join our small group shore excursions from Akaroa Harbour which are highly rated on Trip Advisor.....see next page
CRUISE SHIP DAY EXCURSIONS FROM PORT LYTTELTON TO CHRISTCHURCH AND/ OR AKAROA
At the moment these are available as private tours (see above)...pickup from the port
We have been operating tours in the South Island of New Zealand since 1995 and have enjoyed showing visitors all corners of this beautiful island. As ex-teachers we have a strong emphasis on looking after small groups and ensuring you have a great time. We are based in Lyttelton, the port of Christchurch, and offer from local day tours up to 10 day South Island tours.
With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.
"The tour was just brilliant.Everything was well-organised and we had a lot of fun. I really enjoyed the small group size" Benjamin Spitzbarth, Germany
"Dermot is a great guide. He is very knowledgeable and really knows the area. Would take another tour with him in a heartbeat. " Mary de Tessan, USA
Our day tour from Akaroa picks you from Akaroa Wharf and takes you through Banks Peninsula to Christchurch. Enjoy the views over Canterbury Plains and the countryside we pass through (lakes , volcanoes, mountains, harbours etc.). You will see the highlights of Christchurch (Botanic Gardens, Canterbury Museum, The Arts Centre etc.) and find out about the Feb. 2011 earthquake and our rebuilding process. We return through the countryside. Learn out about NZ history , the Maori and the people who live here. Options include the Antarctic Centre, Wilowbank (zoo with kiwi, NZ birds etc). NZ$110 p.p. Private Group Day Hire Rates available - up to 11 pax.
"This was by far preferable to tours offered by our cruise line. Eight of us made the cost a superlative value, plus we avoided crowds" Julie McEliece, USA
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