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Akaroa Dolphin Swimming and Alpaca Farm Day Tour from Christchurch

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Enjoy once in a lifetime experience-swim & snorkel with the World’s smallest & rarest Hector’s Dolphins in the emerald waters of Akaroa. Get up-close & personal at Alpaca Farm Tour and wander through these majestic beauties. Explore the French town by foot, enjoy lunch at a waterfront café & discover the boutique shops.

Tour Highlights:
• Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese.
• Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks Peninsula with magnificent views of Akaroa Harbour.
• Swim with Hector’s Dolphins – an ultimate dolphin experience with the World’s smallest & rarest.
• Engage yourself in an interactive Alpaca Farm Tour with over 130 grazing Alpacas.

What You'll Get

• Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Christchurch.
• Grab your cameras for some pictures at Hilltop Tavern with the most captivating harbour views & glistening waters of Akaroa.
• Feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory who still make it the old traditional way.
• Hop onboard a jet-powered catamaran & enjoy an unforgettable 2hr experience-providing close encounters with the playful Hector’s Dolphins swimming around you.
• Time to explore the French inspired town by foot, enjoy lunch at one of the many waterfront cafes & explore the boutique shops.
• Take a unique Alpaca Farm Tour; get a brief insight into Alpacas history, lead or hand feed them (if option selected).
• Make your return journey via summit road (time & weather permitting) with the most fascinating views.
• Return back & drop-off to your location.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Customers must be confident & capable in the sea.
  • Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.
  • Children aged 7 & younger are not allowed.
  • Children aged 8-12 must swim with a parent or guardian.
  • You can choose to watch while your friends are swimming.
  • In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • Private Tour (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY)
  • Professional guide.
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
  • Swim with Dolphins Tour.
  • Wetsuits, masks, snorkels & fins rental.
  • Alpaca Farm Tour.
  • Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz vans.
  • Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
  • Complimentary light refreshments provided.

  • Lunch

Departure Point
Christchurch, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from any Hotel / Apartments or your preferred location in Christchurch.


  • Christchurch Intl Airport, Christchurch New Zealand

Departure Time
8:00 AM

8 to 9 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the NZSI Tours & Travel in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.