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Akaroa Return Shuttle from Christchurch

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Direct shuttle between Christchurch and Akaroa. First shuttle out of Christchurch each day. Coincides with Akaroa activities such as Harbor Cruises and Swimming with the Dolphins.

Includes informative commentary and a stop at the Hill Top for scenic photos.

What You'll Get

Direct shuttle between Christchurch and Akaroa. First shuttle out of Christchurch each day. Coincides with Akaroa activities such as Harbor Cruises, Swimming with the Dolphins and Farm visits etc. The Express services operates October – April departing Christchurch at 8.30am and returning from Akaroa at 3:45pm.

Service departs from Rolleston Avenue outside i-Site and Canterbury Museum. Complimentary pick-ups from selected city accommodation. Airport pickups available on request (Additional charge). Enjoy panoramic views of Banks Peninsula, stop at Little River to visit art gallery, view of Akaroa from the Hill Top.

In Akaroa visit the delightful seaside town that has a distinctly French flavor, cafes, specialty shops, original settlement architecture and a host of colorful characters await you.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Selected city hotel drop-off (inner city hotels)
  • Airport pickup/drop off - additional charge
  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Departure Point

Pickup Details

Pick up Novotel 8am, Bus Interchange 8.15am, Rolleston Avenue 8.30am


  • Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square, 52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand - Pickup outside Hotel 8am
  • Canterbury Museum (Christchurch), Canterbury 8013, New Zealand - Pickup outside Museum in Rolleston Avenue, 8.30am
  • Bus Interchange (Platform D), Canterbury 8011, New Zealand - Pickup outside Bus Interchange 8.15am

Departure Time
8:30 AM

4 hours

Return Details
  • Akaroa, New Zealand - Drop off outside information centre and at the wharf
  • Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand

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

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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.