Welcome to Black cat cruises

Award winning adventures

For over a decade Black Cat has been recognised nationally and internationally with numerous tourism awards and are recognised as New Zealand’s first true eco-tourism operator

Discover the unforgettable adventures that

Banks Peninsula has to offer


About us

The Award Winning Black Cat Group is internationally recognised as one of the success stories of the New Zealand tourism industry and an eco-tourism pioneer. We were the first to offer cruises in Akaroa and we are recognised as New Zealand’s first Eco-tourism operator.

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Our Nature Cruises and Dolphin Swimming experience depart from Akaroa which is only a 90 minute scenic drive from Christchurch. The Diamond Harbour and Quail Island ferry depart from Lyttelton in Christchurch.

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