Christchurch & Akaroa Cruise Tours

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Bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean, Christchurch is situated on the edge of the Canterbury plains which stretch towards the Southern Alps. Despite the impact of significant earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, Christchurch continues to be an innovative, fun and fast-changing city.

Christchurch & Akaroa Cruise Tours
Christchurch & Akaroa Cruise Tours

The city centre is compact with the central feature being the Avon River. From gardens to galleries, markets to museums, there is a taste of Christchurchs unique culture at every turn. Cruise ships anchor in Akaroa - a quaint French inspired village nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. Akaroa is approximately 90 minutes drive from Christchurch.

Christchurch & Akaroa Cruise Tours

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Christchurch & Akaroa Cruise Tours
Christchurch & Akaroa Cruise Tours

Christchurch & Akaroa Cruise Tours

Cruise ships anchor in Akaroa. Tenders will transport you to Main Wharf which is located on the south side of Akaroa township within easy walking distance of shops and cafes. Akaroa is a small township and is easily explored by foot. Once in Christchurch city, it is also easily explored on foot due to its compact and flat nature.

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