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Akaroa Shuttle

Escape with us to Little France. Run away to historic Akaroa for a 1 or 2 day scenic trip.  Just 75 kilometres from the city, Akaroa aka 'Little France' is a historic French and British settlement nestled in the scenic heart of an ancient volcano.

Journey with Akaroa Shuttle from Christchurch city travelling around and over the picturesque foothills of Banks Peninsula, to the historic French and British settlement of Akaroa.  Elevated views of the city as well as bays, estuary and inlets are fantastic visual appetisers for the natural splendour of the Akaroa landscape. 

Watch penguins and other wildlife.  Take a dolphin cruise. Visit an Alpaca Farm. Enjoy the view from the ocean by kayaking, sailing, jet boating or cruising on the harbour.


Akaroa Dolphins Dolphin

 Departure Times

(Every day, October - April)

  • Christchurch - Akaroa: daily 8.30am
  • Akaroa - Christchurch: Daily 3.45pm 

Fare Details

  • Adult: $50 return, $35 one way
  • Child (under 18 years): $40 return, $30 one way
  • Bikes: $12

Akaroa Harbour & Dolphin Experience & Akaroa Alpaca Experience packages available.


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