Akaroa – Christchurch Sightseeing with Farm Tour LT67CS

Christchurch

$150.00

Travel from Akaroa through the picturesque Banks Peninsula to Christchurch with sightseeing of the earthquake damaged inner city. Afterwards, head north to visit a working sheep farm set in a tranquil location with sheepdog work, a sheep shearing demonstration and afternoon tea included.

You will be collected from Akaroa and travel through the picturesque Banks Peninsula to Christchurch before heading north to visit a working sheep farm set in a tranquil location.

On arriving in Christchurch and following a stop at the botanical gardens, your driver will take you on a brief sightseeing tour highlighting the city landmarks and the city centre which was badly damaged by two earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. See for yourself both the destruction of the central city and the rebuild that is taking place.

After your tour of the city, you will head back through the rolling hills of the Banks Peninsula to visit a working sheep farm. Enjoy the experience of watching sheep dogs work, rounding up the flock and penning them for you to touch, examine and photograph. A shearing demonstration has been arranged for you and afternoon tea will be provided.

  • 10.30: Depart Akaroa for Christchurch, travelling via the Akaroa Highway with breathtaking scenery of Akaroa Harbour, Little River, Lakes Forsyth and Ellesmere, the Southern Alps and the Canterbury Plains.
  • 12.00: Arrive at the Christchurch Botanical Gardens where you will have some time to explore.
  • 12.30: Depart the Botanical Gardens for a Christchurch City tour highlighting city landmarks and the rebuild of city centre after the 2011 Earthquake.
  • 13.45: Depart Christchurch for your sheep farm visit, which is located en route back to Akaroa. This will include sheepdog work, sheep shearing demonstration and afternoon tea.
  • 16.30: Arrive at Akaroa to reboard your ship.

This tour from Akaroa to Christchurch is specifically designed for cruise ship passengers.

Our coaches depart Akaroa at 10.30am and returns to Akaroa by 4.30pm. This will ensure you arrive at the cruise ship before departure.

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Activity type : Daily Activity
Activity Time : 1030
Maximum number of people : 36
Venue Facilities : Air Conditioned Coach, Fully Guided Tour, Afternoon Tea, Sheep Shearing and Sheep Dog Exhibition
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For your convenience, you will not be charged until the day of your tour and if your ship cancels the port visit you will not be charged at all. How good is that!

Multiple Booking Discount

Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings –  Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.

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Tour start/finish times are general and we may adjust these times to suite your cruise ship schedule. We guarantee your return to ship on time!

Client Reviews

  • Christchurch was interesting lots of information about the earthquakes. Terrible devistation. The sheep farm was fun, we got to try our hand at shearing a sheep!!!!
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  • We had a bit of a 'glitch' with our booking at the beginning of the tour in Akaroa but Brian straightened it out and all was great. We particularly liked meeting Ivor at the sheep farm. He was great and the simple lunch was an unexpected 'treat'. Thanks
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    Elizabeth

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    We loved the sheep farm tour. The owner was very informative and interesting to watch the dog work the sheep heard. Lunch was provided at the farm and great conversation with the owner. Would have liked more time in Christchurch, however, the cruise ship schedule just wouldn't allow it.
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    Margaret

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    This tour was amazing! We enjoyed the tour very much, however, it would be even more perfect if there were more sheep in the demonstration!
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  • "Loved IT!"
    The tour was well organized meet off the cruise ship and departed the port on time. The views on the way into Christchurch were amazing, it was worth doing this tour for the scenery alone! We had a tour of Christchurch prior to visiting the farm and was truly shocked at the damage the city had suffered in an earthquake a couple of years earlier. Loved the farm, saw the sheep dog rounding up sheep, sheep shearing and even had something to eat with the farmer and his wife in the woolshed. Great Tour!
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