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Outdoor Akaroa

Dolphin / Whale Watching
Akaroa Dolphins , Akaroa
4.9
Let our crew, including our dolphin spotting dogs, take you on a journey of discovery. Enjoy the fascinating history and amazing wildlife of
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
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Swim with Dolphins
4.5
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Duration: 2 hours
After your cruise ship docks in Akaroa, take a nature cruise across the harbor to spot dolphins and admire New Zealand’s stunning scenery. Look out for New Zealand’s friendly Hector’s dolphins, the world’s rarest and smallest dolphins, and bring your camera along on your shore excursion to photograph soaring volcanic cliffs, secluded sea caves and tropical palm trees.
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Swim with Dolphins
4.4
One of Christchurch's Best Attractions and the most fun and educational cruises you will find anywhere in New Zealand. View wildlife unique t
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
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Where to stay in Akaroa

Akaroa has a decent number of accommodations available for its visitors, including many motels, apartments, and hostels located close to the water. French-themed bed and breakfasts nicely complement the local ambience, while luxury resorts and retreats offer an indulgent option when booked in advance. Farther from the center, you'll find RV parks and, on the roads leading out of the town, a few motels.
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