To find out more about Black Cat’s Akaroa and Lyttelton Cruises, Swimming with Dolphins, Diamond Harbour Ferries and our Island Adventures, please use the contact details below, or click on the button to book directly online.

FREE PHONE 0800 4 DOLPHINS (0800 436 574)


Akaroa Harbour Cruises & Swimming With Dolphins

Telephone: +64 3 304 7641
Fax: +64 3 304 7643
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Post: P O Box 23, Akaroa
Map: Akaroa Main Wharf, Akaroa, 7520


Lyttelton Private Charters, Diamond Harbour Ferry & Quail Island Adventures

Telephone: +64 3 328 9078
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Post: PO Box 80, Lyttelton, 8841
Map: B Jetty, Lyttelton Wharf, Lyttelton, Christchurch 8082

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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