Scenic nature safari half-day tour
Nature

Scenic nature safari half-day tour

Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Gain insight into Pohatu’s penguin conservation program
  • Discover the Wildside of the Banks Peninsula and its rich history
  • Be greeted by the farm’s, friendly pet sheep and see White-Flippered penguins
What to expect

Join the tour on a 4WD safari to the spectacular, award-winning Wild Side Conservation area! Along the way, learn the region's history from your local guide. Stop for photo opportunities with views of Akaroa harbor and the Pacific Ocean. Learn about the area’s rich history, native flora and fauna, and Pohatu’s unique penguin conservation program. The Nature Safaris offer stunning views of Akaroa Harbour, the outer coast, farmland, and forested hillsides. Arrive at a local family's farm where you can meet, friendly pet sheep and see White-Flippered penguins as we monitor nesting sites. If you’re lucky, you may even get the chance to see some of the rehabilitation efforts such as supplemental feedings and swim therapy. You will have more time to enjoy the area with complimentary afternoon tea and homemade goodies.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Contactless payment is available for tips and extras
  • What's included
    • Scenic drive by 4WD minivans
    • Photos stop along the way with commentary about the area
    • Afternoon tea with homemade goodies
    • Guided tour
    • Roundtrip transportation
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 5-15)
    • Infant (age 2-4)
    • Family (2 adults+ 2 children)
    Where

    Wildside Booking Office 2/8 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand

    Meeting point:

    Please meet at Wildside Booking Office (behind the BNZ bank and next to the Anglican Church).

    What to remember
    • The minimum age to join this activity is 2 years old
    • Please wear comfortable shoes walking shoes and don't forget your camera!
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    When
    • Please check the calendar to find updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    pohatu penguins
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 90% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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