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Akaroa Dolphin Swimming and Alpaca Farm Day Tour from Christchurch provided by NZSI Tours & Travel

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Akaroa Dolphin Swimming and Alpaca Farm Day Tour from Christchurch

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US$ 326.21
2 adults
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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Enjoy once in a lifetime experience-swim & snorkel with the World’s smallest & rarest Hector’s Dolphins in the emerald waters of Akaroa. Get up-close & personal at Alpaca Farm Tour and wander through these majestic beauties. Explore the French town by foot, enjoy lunch at a waterfront café & discover the boutique shops. Tour Highlights: • Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese. • Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks Peninsula with magnificent views of Akaroa Harbour. • Swim with Hector’s Dolphins – an ultimate dolphin experience with the World’s smallest & rarest. • Engage yourself in an interactive Alpaca Farm Tour with over 130 grazing Alpacas.
Important Information
Departure Point
Christchurch, New Zealand
8–9 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private Tour (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY)
  • Professional guide.
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
  • Swim with Dolphins Tour.
  • Wetsuits, masks, snorkels & fins rental.
  • Alpaca Farm Tour.
  • Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz vans.
  • Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
  • Complimentary light refreshments provided.
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Customers must be confident & capable in the sea.
  • Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.
  • Children aged 7 & younger are not allowed.
  • Children aged 8-12 must swim with a parent or guardian.
  • You can choose to watch while your friends are swimming.
  • In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kristy M wrote a review Oct 2019
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What an amazing experience. Anuj our driver was so informative and so friendly providing snacks and drinks for us and keeping us up to date with all of his knowledge about the local area. Swimming with the Hector's dolphins was unreal and the alpacas were so cute and cuddly.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from parulsk03, Manager at Akaroa Dolphin Swimming and Alpaca Farm Day Tour from Christchurch
Responded 15 Oct 2019
Dear Kristy M, Thank you for the recommendation. It was absolutely wonderful to see that you had such an excellent experience with us. Swim with the dolphins & alpacas are definitely one of the top highlights of this region. We are glad to hear that you had such a great day. Kind Regards, Manager NZSI Tours
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 8–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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