Pohatu package itinerary

Pōhatu Package Itinerary

  • 11.45am
    • Meet us at our office in Akaroa to check in and load your bags in our vehicle.
  • 12pm to 2pm
    • Follow the guide/our vehicle and park your vehicle just outside Akaroa
    • Enjoy a stunning scenic drive with photo stops along the way and up to 700 meters on the edge of Akaroa extinct volcano crater rim.
    • At the entrance of Akaroa harbour and Akaroa Lighthouse scenic reserve, you will stand on high cliffs looking at a giant spyglass. 10 to 45 minutes’ walk is available depending on your fitness and desire.
  • 2pm to 3.5/5pm
    • Optional self-guided bush walk through the Tutakakahikura scenic reserve (2 to 3 hours walking down to your accommodation) different starting points are available.
  • Free time to relax and settle in your accommodation before the complimentary evening penguin tour. Prior to dropping you off for the bush walk the guide will let you know of the exact timing of the evening penguin tour as it changes due to the sunset.
  • The next morning, starting at 8.30am you can add the guided sea-kayaking trip before being brought back to Akaroa just before midday.
Note that an earlier departure can be arranged so please ask us. If we were to send a van specifically for you and your group, we would only ask $95 to purely cover our cost for sending a specific van and guide. 
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