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Canterbury Eco and Nature Tours, New Zealand

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AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

Sail with dolphins on New Zealand's oldest ketch, the Fox II. See seals, penguins, albatross, and other sea birds on this sailing experience; as crew, or simply relax. Quiet, eco-friendly green boat, two masts, six red sails. Food, refreshments, complimentary coffee/tea. 2.5 hours, departing twice daily from Dalys Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Perfect for company functions, weddings or private charters...(more)

AKAROA GUIDED KAYAK SAFARIS - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

Based in the stunning French seaside town of Akaroa, one of the best locations to sea kayak in NZ, Akaroa Guided Kayak Safaris sea kayaking tours are in an untouched marine reserve. We provide guided 5-star kayaking tours that are Serene, Special, Spectacular and Safe! Our local, knowledgeable guides are the best in the business...(more)

ALBATROSS ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Kaikoura has the largest number of different seabirds in a small area. You can view these birds in their natural environment. Birds include albatross, petrels, shearwaters, terns, shags and gulls. Experience the sensation of getting close to the mighty albatross, one of the world's largest flight birds...(more)

ALPACA FARM TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

Your Akaroa Alpaca Farm Tour experience takes you on a scenic-drive to the western-side of Akaroa Harbour to Shamarra Alpaca Farm. Our Akaroa alpaca farm has stunning harbour views. Alpaca farmers, Frank and Anya, will treat you to an interesting and interactive introduction to these animals (renowned for their ultra-fine fleece). Refreshments are included on these Akaroa farm tours...(more)

BLACK CAT CRUISES - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

Home to the rare, playful Hector's Dolphin is the beautiful harbour of Akaroa, near Christchurch. Come on our two-hour nature cruise where we guarantee you will see dolphins or join us another day for FREE, you will also see fur seals, penguins and marine birdlife. Swimming with dolphins is available in Akaroa Harbour. Winner of the Supreme Tourism Award 2003/4...(more)

BLACK CAT CRUISES - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Black Cat Cruises in Lyttelton Harbour provide ferry services to Quail Island and Diamond Harbour. Private charters also available. Discover and learn about the history of Quail Island, or pack a picnic and visit Diamond Harbour - great for swimming. Winner of the Supreme Tourism Award 2003/4...(more)

CHEEKY KEA TOURS - South Island

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

We have an adventure package to suit EVERYONE! We are local, we are fun and we love adventure, so who better to guide you on your epic South Island adventure tour than us!? Touring isn't just a job for us, it's a lifestyle!..(more)

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CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Avon River Punting

Location: Canterbury

Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, summer or winter, wrapped in luxury as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly...(more)

DARK SKY PROJECT – Takapō (Tekapo)

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

At Dark Sky Project, formerly Earth & Sky, we connect manuhiri (visitors) to our night skies, igniting a lifelong passion for dark sky preservation and what lies above. Our expert guides and astrophotographers share the science and stories of the southern skies at a range of locations including the world-renowned Mt John Observatory...(more)

DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Go dolphin watching and swimming in Kaikoura. Get wonderful views of the spectacular and acrobatic dusky dolphins from one of our boats. See the dolphins in their natural environment with the option to swim amongst these friendly, playful creatures. Swimming with the dolphins is an experience of a lifetime...(more)

GEM ALPACA FARM TOURS - Fairlie, Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Fairlie

Farm tours closed due to Covid for winter excluding school holidays. Here at Gem Alpacas in Fairlie we offer farm tours to travellers. Spend a relaxing hour with us and over 70 alpaca on our farm. We are experienced alpaca breeders of 19 years. You will be able to feed, touch and get great photos with our alpaca & llama...(more)

HASSLE-FREE ALPINE SAFARI TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Lake Coleridge

Take an exciting jet boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri river, a 4WD adventure across Mt Torlesse High Country Station, and a scenic tour through the breathtaking Canterbury high country to Arthurs Pass National Park in the stunning Southern Alps of New Zealand on this thrilling day-tour. The return journey to Christchurch is on the world-famous TranzAlpine Train...(more)

J & L SHUTTLES - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

J & L Shuttles offer first-class service at very reasonable rates. Come and see Christchurch and the Canterbury region with us. Our excellent regional knowledge is comprehensive. Our friendly drivers excel in covering all the points of interest in a professional manner. See J & L Shuttles first when visiting the Canterbury region. We can also provide small group tours...(more)

KAIKOURA KAYAKS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

The Kaikoura coastline is home to an abundance of marine life, including dolphins and seals, and sea birds. There is truly no better way to explore this fascinating environment than to paddle your own sea kayak on a safe, guided tour with us. No experience or swimming ability necessary to participate on these Kaikoura kayak tours...(more)

KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Kaikoura Llama Trekking includes spectacular views of the Kaikoura mountain ranges, North Island, and Kaikoura peninsular. The full-day trek is a high country trek on private land, and the half-day trek includes a coastal trek along the Kaikoura Bay, a visit to Fyffe House, peninsular seal colony and a free picnic with hot/cold drinks and homemade cake!..(more)

MAOSSIE TOURS - DISCOVER AMAZING NZ LOCATIONS- Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

From greener than green farmlands to encountering New Zealand's highest mountain, Maossie has a tour for everyone! Be dazzled by ancient glaciers, towering mountains, high country mountain lakes and braided rivers. Or be delighted by sites from "Lord of the Rings" middle-earth before embarking upon a wagon ride with a team of Clydesdale horses on an iconic high-country sheep station...(more)

NEW ZEALAND PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS - New Zealand

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

From 1-day Photography Workshops to 17-day NZ Photo Tours with New Zealand's leading landscape and wildlife photographers. Join Richard Young, Rob Brown, Dave Buckton and experienced tutors to help you to get the most from your photography...(more)

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POHATU PENGUINS - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

Location: Canterbury

Pohatu - the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Visit this remote and beautiful area, meet the local experts and learn of conservation and day-to-day life of white-flippered penguins within the large Pohatu Colony by 4WD safari. Sea kayaking safaris give wonderful wildlife viewing opportunities and allow the adventurous to explore New Zealand's stunning coastline...(more)

RED CARPET LORD OF THE RINGS™ TOURS - Nationwide

Location: Canterbury

We take you on 6, 10 or 14 day Lord of the Rings™ tour of New Zealand. Let us make your dreams reality, walk in the footsteps of your favourite Tolkien character while visiting Middle Earth™. Visit the best LOTR™/Hobbit™ film sites with like-minded fans, become part of a fellowship. Enjoy a LORD OF THE RINGS™ tour of a lifetime!..(more)

TEKAPO STAR GAZING - Tekapo

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

The only guided hot pools and stargazing tour in New Zealand! Soak in the stars with Tekapo Star Gazing, and soak in the hot pools. Learn about the incredible darksky reserve with high-powered telescopes and unique fusion of astronomy and storytelling. Slip into a 38°C hotpool. Enjoy the amazing Southern skies! Free Tekapo shuttle, towels and hot drinks included...(more)

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WILDSOUTH DISCOVERY - Christchurch / Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

Wildsouth Discovery provide Luxpeditions - luxury NZ safari tours with superb transport, cuisine and 4-5 star accommodations. They're private, tailor-made tours in South Island in comfort & style. History, heritage, wildlife and activities to suit everyone. Trips are designed for guests' wishes, timeframe and specific interests, and can range from one day to a multi-day tour of 14 days...(more)

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WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Meet Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe - New Zealand's Big 5. Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Hear the kiwi as they forage by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily...(more)

WINGS OVER WHALES - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

The best way to experience Kaikoura's mighty Sperm whale, playful Dusky Dolphins, and majestic scenery is from above! Whale watching by aeroplane offers the unique perspective of viewing the entire whale as he breathes on the ocean's surface. You will have your own window seat and the opportunity to clearly view and photograph Kaikoura's marine wildlife during your 30-minute flight...(more)