Activities

Akaroa Dolphin Swimming & Alpaca Farm Tour 1 (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:
1. Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese.
2. Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks Peninsula with magnificent views of Akaroa Harbour.
3. Swim with Hector’s Dolphins – an ultimate dolphin experience with the World’s smallest & rarest.
4. Engage yourself in an interactive Alpaca Farm Tour with over 130 grazing Alpacas.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
1.Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Christchurch.
2.Grab your cameras for some pictures at Hilltop Tavern with the most captivating harbour views & glistening waters of Akaroa.
3.Feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory who still make it the old traditional way.
4.Hop onboard a jet-powered catamaran & enjoy an unforgettable 2hr experience-providing close encounters with the playful 5.Hector’s Dolphins swimming around you.
6.Time to explore the French inspired town by foot, enjoy lunch at one of the many waterfront cafes & explore the boutique shops.
7.Take a unique Alpaca Farm Tour; get a brief insight into Alpacas history, lead or hand feed them (if option selected).
8.Make your return journey via summit road (time & weather permitting) with the most fascinating views.
9.Return back & drop-off to your location.

We Provide

1.Private Tour.
2.Professional guide.
3.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
4.Swim with Dolphins Tour.
5.Wetsuits, masks, snorkels & fins rental.
6.Alpaca Farm Tour
7.Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz vans.
8.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
9.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Please Bring

Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.

Restrictions

1.Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.
2.Customers must be confident & capable in the sea.
3.Children aged 7 & younger are not allowed.
4.Children aged 8-12 must swim with a parent or guardian.

Duration

9 Hours

Other Information

1.Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.
2.You can choose to watch while your friends are swimming.
3.In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.

Akaroa Dolphin Swimming 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. Explore the French town by foot, enjoy lunch at a waterfront café & discover the boutique shops.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese.
2.Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks Peninsula with magnificent views of Akaroa Harbour.
3.Swim with Hector’s Dolphins – an ultimate dolphin experience with the World’s smallest & rarest.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
1.Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Christchurch.
2.Grab your cameras for some pictures at Hilltop Tavern with the most captivating harbour views & glistening waters of Akaroa.
3.Feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory who still make it the old traditional way.
4.Hop onboard a jet-powered catamaran & enjoy an unforgettable 2hr experience-providing close encounters with the playful 5.Hector’s Dolphins swimming around you.
6.Time to explore the French inspired town by foot, enjoy lunch at one of the many waterfront cafes & explore the boutique shops.
7.Make your return journey via summit road (time & weather permitting) with the most fascinating views.
8.Return back & drop-off to your location.


We Provide

1.Private Tour (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY).
2.Professional guide.
3.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
4.Swim with Dolphins Tour.
5.Wetsuits, masks, snorkels & fins rental.
6.Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz vans.
7.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
8.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Please Bring

Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.

Restrictions

1.Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.
2.To participate in the dolphin swim activity, you must be a reasonably confident swimmer, capable in the sea.
3.The minimum age is 8 years and up, children aged 8 to 12 must swim with a parent or guardian.
4.In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.

Duration

8 Hours

Other Information

1.Customers must be confident & capable in the sea.
2.Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.
3.Children aged 7 & younger are not allowed.
4.Children aged 8-12 must swim with a parent or guardian.
5.You can choose to watch while your friends are swimming.
6.In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.