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Akaroa – Christchurch Tour including Jet Boating LT68CS

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Duration

6 hours

Cancellation

Up to 7 days

Group Size

36 people

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Overview

This tour combines a brief city highlights tour of Central Christchurch with an exhilarating Jet boat ride, “The Braided Blast”, on the snow fed Waimakariri River in the shallow river flats.

From Akaroa, drive through the picturesque Banks Peninsula to Christchurch. Following a stop at the botanical gardens, your driver will take you on a brief sightseeing tour highlighting the city landmarks and the city centre which was badly damaged by earthquakes in February 2011. See for yourself both the destruction of the central city and the rebuild that is taking place.

Following your city highlights tour, head north to the Waimakariri River. On your 30-minute jet boat ride, your driver will speed and spin in waters that is sometimes only centimeter’s deep. Experience the thrills of jet boating through shallow, shifting, and ever-changing courses of shingle bottom streams.

  • 10.30: Depart Akaroa for Christchurch, travelling via the Akaroa Highway with breathtaking scenery of Akaroa Harbour, Little River, Lakes Forsyth and Ellesmere, the Southern Alps and the Canterbury Plains.
  • 12.00: Arrive at the Christchurch Botanical Gardens where you will have some time to explore.
  • 12.30: Depart the Botanical Gardens for a Christchurch City tour highlighting city landmarks and the rebuild of city centre after the 2011 Earthquake.
  • 13.15: Enjoy Jet Boating on the Lower Waimak River
  • 15.00: Depart from Christchurch for Akaroa.
  • 16.30: Arrive at Akaroa to reboard your ship.

This tour from Akaroa to Christchurch is specifically designed for cruise ship passengers.

Our coach departs Akaroa at 10.30am and returns to Akaroa by 4.30pm. This will ensure you arrive at the cruise ship before departure.

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Cruise Excursions and Shore Trips around New Zealand

Steve

01/07/2016

What an Experience

This was by far the best thing I did on my cruise. Booked in advance online and saved a fortune compared to what the cruise ship were attempting to charge for their jet boating option, plus we got to see Christchurch and Banks Peninsula which was a real bonus. The jet boating was amazing, the jet boat driver, Paul, was very skilled. This was something I have always wanted to do and it was just the best. Definitely wasn't left disappointed!
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