Full-day Akaroa Tour with Penguins Safari and Wine Tasting
Take time out to connect with nature and delight in a nature safari encompassing the wild penguins at Flea Bay. How peaceful is that! To complete your day, enjoy an end-of-day wine tasting (or non-alcoholic beverage) and afternoon platter at the very special French Peak vineyard.. Your journey to Akaroa takes in the stunning scenery of the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline and farmlands. Stopovers include the award winning Barrys Bay Cheese factory at Duvauchelle, and the quaint Little River Café & Gallery. You can also enjoy wandering around the French-inspired township of Akaroa (during the day, you will have a little over 3 hours spare time to wander in and around at your own pace).Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Banks Peninsula, 575 Summit Road, Christchurch 8081 New Zealand
Your journey to Akaroa takes in the breath-taking scenery of the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline and farmlands.Stop At:
Akaroa, Akaroa, Canterbury Region, South Island
Enjoy wandering around the French township of Akaroa (amount of time depends on the options you select).
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Pōhatu / Flea Bay, Canterbury 7581, New Zealand
Discover the penguin colony in their natural habitat at remote Pohatu (the largest Australasian Little Penguin colony on mainland New Zealand). You will receive an expert guided tour of the White-Flippered penguin colony by a local family of conservationists.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
French Peak, 79 French Farm Valley Road, Akaroa 7582 New Zealand
To complete your day, enjoy an end-of-day wine tasting (or non-alcoholic beverage) and afternoon platter at the special French Peak vineyard.
Duration: 1 hour
"Infant seats available"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 9 To 10 Hours
Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Maossie will pick up from any centrally located Christchurch hotel / motel. Kindly be ready to board the Maossie Tours bus arriving outside the hotel foyer approximately 5 minutes before pickup time. After hotel pick-ups, the distinctive Maossie Tours bus (black Mercedes) will be parked and waiting alongside Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Ave Central Christchurch, near the corner of Worcester Blvd. until the scheduled departure time
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.