Coast Up Close
Explore the wild side of Banks Peninsula, New Zealand in our comfortable, classic Kauri launch. Your exciting cruise will take you outside Akaroa Harbour, beside steep cliffs & archways, stunning sea caves and fur seals at play and at rest.The area around Akaroa is stunning, come explore it with a knowledgeable, local skipper.
There is always spectacular scenery and abundant bird life & wildlife, including the rare Hectors dolphins, which make this New Zealand coast world famous.
This is your chance to get some amazing photos of the Akaroa & Banks Peninsula area. Your adventure can include dolphins, whales, penguins, orcas, birds, fish and sharks. Tony takes small groups, so you get personal service.
2.5 hour summer cruises depart at 10.30 am and 2 pm from the Main Wharf in Akaroa.
Fancy a bit of fishing? Social fishing groups are our specialty! Bring your family and friends and make it a special occasion.
You've never been so "up close" to wild nature than in the comfort of our lovely boat!
Please switch the adjacent map view to satellite to see the exact location of where Coast Up Close departs from on Akaroa Wharf.