The sheltered harbour of Akaroa is an ideal place for a unique encounter with the world's smallest, rarest and friendliest dolphins, the Hector's dolphins.
Harbour Wildlife Cruise
Harbour Wildlife Cruise, New Zealand
This harbour cruise is one of the most picturesque in New Zealand and gives you the chance to experience the Banks Peninsulas most majestic scenery.
The cruise takes in the magnificent Cathedral Cove, volcanic rock formations at Onawe Peninsula, a variety of bird life and the Hectors Dolphin, one of the rarest species in the world. The cruise also takes in many relics of Akaroa's past and includes an informative commentary by the skipper.
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Other experiences in Akaroa & Banks Peninsula
These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.