Akaroa Day Trip from Christchurch with Lunch (Small Group & Carbon Neutral)

From NZD NZ$199.00
  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Product code: PQWXHD

Akaroa – A little French- influenced town in Aotearoa New Zealand! The banks Peninsula is one of the most beautiful parts of the country from quiet bays to volcanic hills. This area can become very popular and busy each year while at the same time feeling very tranquil and therapeutic.

Stroll along the stunning waterfront and check out some gorgeous heritage buildings, and with the abundance of marine wildlife, you will be sure to find something to enjoy! Our day tour to Akaroa will be led by one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides, as you discover and rediscover this picturesque small town.  Have a look at our addons too! There are some great activities to be had!

You will be driven in comfort in our modern, comfortable Mercedes Sprinter or Similar vehicle packed with extras, just to make your journey that bit easier. Led by our fun and knowledgeable and passionate tour guides, this journey will come to life in a new way for you.

Memories made, hearts happy and photos a plenty in this tour!


  • Little River Township
  • Akaroa Lighthouse
  • Akaroa Harbour
  • Local history


Christchurch – We start by leaving the Garden City/Christchurch and heading over the hills towards our destination, while our knowledgeable driver points out some of the Garden City’s highlights.

Little River – As we continue you will be greeted by the hidden gem that is Little River. Here we give you the opportunity to stretch your legs and grab a coffee. This small, delightful town is nestled deep amongst streams and springs. This is only unfortunately a brief stop but one that you want to come across again with their great mix of craft shops, a funky art gallery and accommodation in a silo! this is a great little find.

Akaroa –There are multiple look out points throughout this drive as we reach the summit before heading down into Akaroa. Once in the village you will have opportunity to grab lunch before visiting the local surrounding areas or embarking on a walk/hike for those must-see incredible coastal views and stunning rolling hills.  Our driver will take you for a short drive to the Akaroa heads where you will be able to walk down to the Akaroa Lighthouse.  As we start to make our way back you will see how it's French inspiration is apparent through the street names and architecture.

Christchurch – After a wonderful day we then make our way to the Garden city so you can sit back and relax after a stunning day. With your camera roll full! This day will definitely be one to remember.

Please note additional stops are taken into consideration for toilet breaks.


  • Small Group
  • Carbon Neutral
  • Lunch
  • Bottled Water
  • Kiwi snacks
  • Wi-Fi
  • USB charging
  • Commentary
  • 100% Kiwi as experience

Optional Addons: 

  • Giants House
  • Nature Cruise
  • Dolphin encounter

We at Cheeky Kea Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and all those little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complimentary refreshments, and many other fun surprises will ensure our tours are an experience to remember. 

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