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Address: Goat Point, Akaroa, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 03 304 7255
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Breathtaking.

If you love countryside with history, scenic views from all sides and The best colony of seals then this is the tour for you, you wont be disappointed. Paul picked up our little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

If you love countryside with history, scenic views from all sides and The best colony of seals then this is the tour for you, you wont be disappointed. Paul picked up our little group from the ship in march and as we made our way to the seals we were told the history of the area. We stopped for photo... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It was a fantastic experience. If you like to go a little off the beaten track, this is sth you should not miss. The drive to the seal colony was very scenic, great views and some interesting background information from Paul, our guide who was super professional and knowledgable. You have to do a short hike through somewhat rocky terrain... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Paul picked us up from the pier as arranged. He took us through his 750 acre sheep and cattle farm which was amazing in itself. The history of the property was very interesting. We arrived at the seal colony. I expected to see seals sitting on rocks but it was much more than that. They were swimming and playing in... More 

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NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We visited Akoroa in early November 2014. Paul picked us up promptly at the pier as arranged. He drove us to his 750 acre farm where he raises sheep and cattle. He showed us around the farm a little, giving us the history and answering our many questions. We drove along dirt roads to get to the cove where the... More 

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Redcliffe, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Just cool make sure your rug up wear warm clothes.As weather conditions can change you'll enjoy it more if you are warm.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Paul was very punctual meeting us at the visitor centre as arranged, and we quickly started our tour in his vehicle. Along the way he was very passionate in sharing with us everything he knows about the history of Akaroa, the farm animals he owns, and also the seal pups that he was bringing us to. There were so many... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were on a cruise and had a stop in Akaroa. After looking at trip advisor and the great reviews for the Akaroa and Seal Colony Safari - I knew this was one that we wanted to do - and it was wonderful!! Paul picked us up on the wharf and took us out to his farm where the seal... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Cruising of the harbour with the Black Cat was a memorable experience. The Captain gave a good running commentary on the local history of the whole region. Cruised past the Maori church and Marae, past a colony of seals, sited and took photos of the little dolphins and a blue penguin. The rock formations and colours were breathtaking. We were... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Paul picked us up from our accommodation in his minibus. We enjoyed the drive through his farm to the cove where the fur seals where. The first sight of the cove is beautiful. We climbed down over the rocks & sat watching the fur seals for ages while Paul told us more about them. It was a perfect sunny day... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Highly recommended. A great time out on the boat - very friendly and informative staff (including Murphy the dog!). Suitable for all and any ages

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