Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Arthur's Pass Day Tour

Explore the beautiful alpine setting of Arthur's Pass National Park on this shore excursion from Lyttelton Port via guided coach, including time for lunch and exploration of Arthur's Pass Village, an exhilarating jet boat ride along the Waimakariri River (optional extra), and a visit to a sheep farm with sheep dog work, sheep shearing demonstration, and afternoon tea included.

per adult from


Duration 7 hours 30 minutes
Voucher Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Local Guide
    • Lunch (if option is selected)
    • Jet Boat Ride (if option is selected)
    • Sheep Farm Tour with Afternoon Tea
    • Port pick-up and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Waimakariri River
    • Entry/Admission - Toby Hill Farm
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drink, unless specified
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • TranzAlpine Train Journey
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Arthur's Pass National Park, Arthur's Pass National Park, Canterbury Region, South Island

    From your cruise ship berthed in Lyttelton, we travel west via road to Springfield, Castle Rock, and onwards to the stunning location which is Arthur's Pass National Park.

    Stop At: Otira Viaduct Lookout, Arthur's Pass Road, SH73, Arthur's Pass National Park New Zealand

    You will travel onwards to the visually stunning Otira Gorge making photo stops along the way before returning to Arthur's Pass village for lunch (optional extra or own expense) and some time to explore.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Waimakariri River, Main North Road Canterbury Region New Zealand

    Following your stop at Arthur's Pass, make your way back into Christchurch via a stop at the Waimakariri River for an exhilarating jet boat ride (optional extra). Enjoy a fun and exciting ride upstream and view areas of the gorge inaccessible by road. Please note this option is only included when option is selected.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Toby Hill Farm, 760 Rubucon Road Kowai Bush, Springfield New Zealand

    Make a visit at a working sheep farm set among a beautiful alpine and high country backdrop. Here you will be able to see sheepdogs at work, watch a sheep shearing demonstration, and enjoy some afternoon tea.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Return to Lyttelton Port via Christchurch City where your tour will conclude.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meeting instructions will be sent upon booking. Please note that the default time for this tour is 8.30am but this can be amended depending on your cruise ships arrival and departure times.Ports
    • Lyttelton Port
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Follow the safety guidelines as issued by the New Zealand Government and maintain good hygene and social distancing measures. Do not travel if you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms. If the city in which you are departing from is in alert level two, then please where a facemask for all transport.
  • 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.



Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Leisure Tours

Activity ID: V-2950P101

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .