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2 Hour 4x4 Nature Tour, Akaroa

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful Pohatu Bay
  • Experience stunning views and learn about New Zealand's largest colony of little penguins!
  • Enjoy plenty of photo opportunities throughout the 2 hour trip

Know before you go

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weather Dependent: Outdoor - Yes
  • Spectators: This experience is not suitable for spectators
  • Animals Allowed: No Animals Allowed
  • This product is covered by the Experee Guarantee

Full Description

Discover the beautiful Pohatu Bay with its panoramic views, working sheep farms and penguin colony. This tour is run from a 4x4 vehicle, which seats a maximum of 9 passengers and has many photography opportunities along the route.

Get the chance to pet the friendly sheep and feed them from your hand, for a real kiwi experience! Experience stunning views of Akaroa harbour in its entirety and stand on the crater’s rim at our 700 metre view point. You’ll hear about the history of this beautiful landscape from your local guide, who’s families have lived here for up to five generations.

You’ll get the chance to monitor penguin nesting sites and learn of the conservation work they do in the largest colony of little penguins on mainland New Zealand. This tour is a fantastic opportunity to see penguins and their chicks up close on their nests*. Along the tour you’ll guide will point out other native birds and wildlife as we go. This is a perfect tour for visitors on a day trip to Akaroa, giving you the time to also explore our historic town.


*Note, penguins are only seen in season: September to February and on and off from April*

Departure / meeting point

Starting point of the tour is at:
Wildside Booking Office,
,
8/2 Rue Balguerie,
Akaroa,
7520,
New Zealand

Note, penguins are only seen in season: September to February and on and off from April

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Adult 16 year +

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About the provider

Pohatu Penguins/ Plunge, Akaroa

Wildside Booking Office,
,
8/2 Rue Balguerie,
Akaroa,
7520,
New Zealand

Wheelchair Friendly
No
Toilet facilities
Yes
Parking
No
Train transport

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