From Dolphin Swimming and Harbour Cruises in Akaroa to Island Adventures just off of Lyttelton, we have your Banks Peninsula destinations covered.
Not only is Akaroa the only place in the world you can experience dolphin swimming with the world’s rarest and smallest Hector’s dolphin did you also know that Akaroa is the oldest town in...
Legend has it that Diamond Harbour was so named because one of the early settlers observed the sun reflecting on the water and thought it looked like a thousand shining diamonds.
Lyttelton Harbour was formed 11 million years ago when a massive volcano erupted and the sea filled its crater. The harbour was first sighted in 1770 on Captain Cook’s first voyage to New Zealand.
During the heroic era of Antarctic exploration, Quail Island - in the middle of Lyttelton Harbour - served as a stock quarantine station due to its natural water boundary.