Christchurch City Tour (Cruise Ship Day Tour)
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$105 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
One of our favourite scenic stops 1500ft above Akaroa on the volcanic crater rim......by Nick Groves
Onawe Peninsula below and Akaroa township across the water of Akaroa Harbour .....photo credit : Nick Groves ( E S Tours guide)