Christchurch: Akaroa Small Group Full Day Tour
- 9 Hours
- 9 Hours
- On request
You will travel to Akaroa NZ over the beautiful Banks Peninsula on a high summit route which gives glorious views of farmlands, Akaroa Harbour, the Canterbury Plains and the distant Southern Alps as well as remote bays indenting the coastline. You have an opportunity to wander around the charming 150 year old French harbour side village of Akaroa with it's museum of settlers' history, art and craft shops and studios before enjoying lunch at an award winning cafe. Visit the Johns' farm, learn about sheep farming, see dogs at work and a Merino being shorn. Enjoy a cream tea whilst listening to tales of family intrigue, hardship and romance from Murray, a natural story teller and fifth generation farmer on Banks Peninsula, before you return to Christchurch. On the journey back visit the Cheese Factory at Barry's Bay, the only one remaining on the peninsula from a bygone era.
Duration: 9 Hours
Departs: 8:30 a.m. - Returns: 5:45 p.m.