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  1. New Zealand
  2. Canterbury
  3. Akaroa

Akaroa: 2-Hour Natural and Cultural History Guided Tour

Product ID: 192876
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Experience a fascinating journey through New Zealand's natural and cultural history on a one-of-a-kind, 2-hour tour, guided by a local.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a tour guided by a local storyteller, historian, and conservation ecologist
  • Listen to stories that foster a sense of meaning and connection to Akaroa's beauty
  • Discover the culture and history that makes New Zealand unique
  • Immerse yourself in nature, off the beaten track
  • Experience picturesque views of the natural landscape
Full description
Gain a deeper understanding for New Zealand and build a connection with the incredible country. Discover its rich historical culture, through listening to diverse stories about the lives of those who live here.

Experience a wide range of research, conservation ecology training, and Maori spiritual concepts. Learn how New Zealand was created, viewing its unique beauty and wildlife. Walk on the land discovered by the first Polynesian explorers and participate with locals in the preservation of the ancient traditions, passed down by their forefathers.

Visit some of the country's most important historic sites. Travel to Akaroa, the South Island's first and most well-preserved European settlement, as well as being the only French settlement in New Zealand. Follow in the footsteps of your expert, friendly guide as they show you around.
  • Scenic transport by minivan
  • Guided tour by a local
  • All entry fees
  • Tea, coffee, and a freshly-baked treat
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Main Wharf, Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand. Look out for a white minivan with the local partner's branding on it.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• This tour is suitable for people of all ages
• Bring your camera and sense of imagination
• It is recommended to wear walking shoes and a waterproof jacket
• This small group tour has a maximum of 9 participants
• Tour requires a minimum of 2 participants to operate. Solo travelers can guarantee departure with the single supplement price available when booking. If you prefer to have a private tour for just yourself, advise the local partner when booking
Organized by

The Seventh Generation

Product ID: 192876