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Akaroa Ocean Tours and Marine Wildlife Experience

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Coast up Close

  • Locations

    Akaroa, South Island, New Zealand

  • Activities

    Nature, Wildlife Tour

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    October thru March.Boarding @10.15 am-1.45 pm

  • Starting Location

    Main Wharf in Akaroa

  • Price Includes

    a great time out on the water!


  • Explore the wild side of Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
  • Spectacular scenery, an abundant bird life and wildlife, including the rare Hectors dolphins
  • Get some amazing photos
  • Have the chance to see the dolphins, whales, penguins, orcas, birds, fish and sharks


Trip Info

Coast up Close in a fabulous Akaroa Ocean Tour and Marine Wildlife Experience. It is an exciting cruise tour with plenty to offer. Your knowledgeable skipper/owner, Tony will cruise you past rare Hectors dolphins, sea caves, seals at rest & play, plenty of bird life and other wildlife. This tour is approximately 2 and a half hours of fun filled adventure!

Your adventure awaits!

Coast up Close

Coast up Close is an owner operated business dedicated to showing visitors a great time out on the waters around Akaroa Harbour. Tony & Cynthia are enthusiastic about this amazing place and it's special wildlife: Hectors dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, little blue penguins and abundant bird life. Their spacious kauri launch is comfortable and the perfect platform for viewing the wildlife and scenery and capturing those special photos.

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