We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Reserve Now & Pay Later

Private Akaroa Day Tour including Harbour Cruise and Alpaca Farm Tour

You’ll have 3 starting options
See Important Information for details
  • Pass by Christchurch Cathedral
  • 1
    Akaroa Lighthouse
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    Grab your camera for amazing pictures at Hilltop Tavern for captivating harbour views over the glistening waters of Akaroa. Feast your taste buds on delicious artisan cheese at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory, where they have produced hand-crafted cheese since 1895. Enjoy complimentary samples and glimpse the cheese-making process from the large viewing window. Explore Akaroa town on foot, discover boutique shops, and enjoy lunch (own expense) at one of the many waterfront cafes. Climb onboard a spectacular 2-hour nature cruise in Akaroa Harbour. Enjoy the fascinating history and rich variety of marine life exclusive to New Zealand waters. View the giant volcanic cliffs, sea caves and a breathtaking volcanic amphitheatre. Spot the unique Hector’s dolphin (the world's smallest and rarest dolphin), white-flippered penguins, yellow-eyed penguins, fur seals, and more. Upgrade your tour to include a unique farm tour at Shamarra Alpaca Farm. Get up close and personal with over 130 grazing Alpacas while enjoying breathtaking views of Akaroa Harbour. Gain a brief insight into Alpacas' history, wander through herds of these majestic beauties, and browse through a selection of luxurious knitwear. Enjoy the scenic return journey along Summit Road (time and weather permitting) with fascinating views, before drop off back to your pick-up location in Christchurch.
    Read more
You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: NZ South Island Tours & Travel Ltd., 17/268 Worcester St, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    2: Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand
    3: Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Harbour Nature Cruise.
    • Alpaca Farm Tour (if option selected)
    • Private Transfer (i.e. only for one party)
    • Professional guide.
    • Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz Van.
    • Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
    • Complimentary light refreshments provided.
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Entry/Admission - Akaroa Lighthouse
    • Lunch
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Traveler rating
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Private Akaroa Day Tour including Harbour Cruise and Alpaca Farm Tour staff and past visitors.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Reserve Now & Pay Later
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall:+1 855 275 5071