Christchurch – International Departure, Accommodation, Akaroa & Kaikoura Day Tours, Transfers ( 4 Days / 3 Nights) LTCDAKR

$1,233.60

(per adult)

Arrive Christchurch and check into your 4 - 4.5 star central city hotel accommodation for your three night stay. On day two enjoy a day tour to Akaroa, including lunch and harbor cruise, on day three travel to Kaikoura for a whale watching tour to sight the magnificent sperm whales and other marine life, including dolphins and seals. On the final day of your tour transferred to Christchurch International Airport for your departing flight.

 

Day One       Arrive Christchurch and check-in to your central city hotel. Remainder of day / evening at leisure.

Accommodation – Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch or similar

 

Day Two      Visit the beautiful unspoilt old French whaling depot of Akaroa. A charming small township nestled in a bay of Akaroa Harbour on Banks Peninsula. The township contains a host of historic buildings, craft and gift shops together with a multitude of idyllic photo opportunities, with time to explore and enjoy the charm and serenity of Akaroa. Lunch in the naturally picturesque setting of Akaroa Village at the popular Bully Hayes. In the afternoon enjoy the Akaroa Harbour Cruise on the Tourism Award Winning & Supreme Tourism Award Winning Canterbury Cat, exploring the Harbour  sighting dolphins, penguins and seals. On your return journey to Christchurch a stop will be made at the Barry’s Bay Cheese factory, where you will get to sample some fine New Zealand cheese.

Accommodation – Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch or similar

 

Day Three   Spend your day getting close to nature. Travel by road enjoying the rural pastoral scenes of North Canterbury, to Kaikoura where mountains meet sea. Kaikoura is world renowned for the variety of marine mammals which can be seen, not least of all the giant sperm whales and the acrobatic Dusky Dolphins. On arrival in Kaikoura you will join the International Tourism Award Winning Whale Watching with Whale Watch Kaikoura, from the boat you will have the opportunity to see and photograph the giant sperm whales and a host of other marine life, including dolphins, the New Zealand Fur Seal and occasionally other whale species which migrate through the waters off Kaikoura . After your Whale Watch Tour enjoy a café lunch in the heart of the Kaikoura Township. Following lunch a visit a to New Zealand Fur Seal colony. This stop will provide you with some magnificent photo opportunities of these splendid creatures which were virtually extinct less than 100 years ago. On your return to Christchurch a stop will be made at a vineyard where a wine tasting has been arranged for your pleasure, at a winery in the Waipara Region of Canterbury, renown for some of its great wines.

Accommodation – Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch or similar

 

Day Four     Morning at leisure. On check out from your hotel, at the arranged time you will be collected from your Christchurch accommodation and transferred to the Christchurch International airport for your departing flight. On the drop-off at the airport your four-day tour will conclude.

 

Please Note: Should triple or quad share accommodation be required please email info@leisuretours.co.nz for tour pricing

 

 

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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Maximum number of people: 2
Location: Christchurch Arrival & Departure
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