Akaroa Dolphin Swimming and Alpaca Farm Day Tour from Christchurch

Enjoy once in a lifetime experience-swim & snorkel with the World’s smallest & rarest Hector’s Dolphins in the emerald waters of Akaroa. Get up-close & personal at Alpaca Farm Tour and wander through these majestic beauties. Explore the French town by foot, enjoy lunch at a waterfront café & discover the boutique shops.

Tour Highlights:
• Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese.
• Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks Peninsula with magnificent views of Akaroa Harbour.
• Swim with Hector’s Dolphins – an ultimate dolphin experience with the World’s smallest & rarest.
• Engage yourself in an interactive Alpaca Farm Tour with over 130 grazing Alpacas.

Duration 8 to 9 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Private Tour (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY)
  • Professional guide.
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
  • Swim with Dolphins Tour.
  • Wetsuits, masks, snorkels & fins rental.
  • Alpaca Farm Tour.
  • Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz vans.
  • Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
  • Complimentary light refreshments provided.
What's excluded :
  • Lunch
• Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Christchurch.
• Grab your cameras for some pictures at Hilltop Tavern with the most captivating harbour views & glistening waters of Akaroa.
• Feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory who still make it the old traditional way.
• Hop onboard a jet-powered catamaran & enjoy an unforgettable 2hr experience-providing close encounters with the playful Hector’s Dolphins swimming around you.
• Time to explore the French inspired town by foot, enjoy lunch at one of the many waterfront cafes & explore the boutique shops.
• Take a unique Alpaca Farm Tour; get a brief insight into Alpacas history, lead or hand feed them (if option selected).
• Make your return journey via summit road (time & weather permitting) with the most fascinating views.
• Return back & drop-off to your location.
Departure Point :
Christchurch, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from any Hotel / Apartments or your preferred location in Christchurch.Airports
  • Christchurch Intl Airport, Christchurch New Zealand
Departure Time :
8:00 AM
Return Detail :
Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Customers must be confident & capable in the sea.
  • Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.
  • Children aged 7 & younger are not allowed.
  • Children aged 8-12 must swim with a parent or guardian.
  • You can choose to watch while your friends are swimming.
  • In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by NZSI Tours & Travel

Activity ID: V-71335P26

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