Akaroa Harbour 2-Hour Nature Cruise
- Duration: 2 hours
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We were visiting Akaroa from our cruise ship and independently booked this short but informative trip out into the harbour to see the local wildlife. The ship's Tender docked at the same wharf, so finding our departure point was easy. We saw Hector Dolphins, (which were pretty difficult to catch on film) and sailed near the local seal colony. Overall it was an enjoyable way to experience the harbour.
Super boat took us out around the harbour introducing us to a few of the Hector dolphins and many of the seabirds. Then we went out further to sea the caves and geological formations in the cliffs and see the fur seals with their young. Loads of good photo opportunities and a very friendly crew.
We also spotted many hectors dolphins from this cruise besides being informed of the places we came across. Thank you to the guide who has the in depth knowledge of the cruise! He really make our journey interesting!
We had a really great harbour cruise - saw heaps of hector dolphins and other great wildlife. Really interesting stuff about the volcanic formations. Surpassed our expectations.
Amazing experience saw lots of dolphins and penguins. Very informative and friendly staff. Great trip definitely recommend