Akaroa French Connection Daily Shuttle

Akaroa French Connection is a convenient service giving you the opportunity to take in the sights while our highly trained drivers safely take you to Akaroa and also tell you about the area. Our driver enjoy showing customers Akaroa and each has their own unique talking points about the area that they have learnt over many years of showing Akaroa off.
Our bus leaves the bus Exchange at 8:50am and leaves the Museum at 9am.
In the afternoon the bus leaves Akaroa at 4pm

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1 hour 40 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Highly trained drivers
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Pass By: Christchurch, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island

      On our Akaroa French Connection Daily service we will take you from Christchurch to Akaroa in the morning.

      Stop At: Little River, Little River, Canterbury Region, South Island

      The driver will do a commentary to give you some facts on the area. You will pass Lake Ellesmere and Little River. The driver will do a five minute stop in Little River.

      Duration: 5 minutes

      Stop At: Hilltop Tavern, 5207 Christchurch Akaroa Road, rd1, Duvauchelle 7591, New Zealand

      And another stop at the historical Hilltop Tavern where there will be some amazing photo opportunities on a clear day.

      Duration: 5 minutes

      Pass By: Akaroa, Akaroa, Canterbury Region, South Island

      The bus will then descend into Akaroa around the bays and drop you off at the Old Post Office or the Main Warf depending on where you would like to get off. In the afternoon the Bus will pick up from the same two spots to return the Christchurch.

      Stop At: Barrys Bay Cheese, 5807 Christchurch Akaroa Road Barrys Bay, Akaroa 7582 New Zealand

      On the way back to Christchurch the bus will make a short stop at Barry's Bay cheese factory for some quick testers and the option to buy something. The driver will then return you to Christchurch doing a commentary on the way back.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      1: Museum Store - Canterbury Museum, Level 1, Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
      2: Christchurch Bus Interchange, Corner of Lichfield St and, Colombo Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
      3: The Wharf - Akaroa, 75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
      4: Akaroa i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 61 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 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 Akaroa French connection

    Activity ID: V-57953P4

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