Coming soon…..  RIPAPA ISLAND

The Department of Conservation have recebntly re-opened Ripapa Island to the public.  We look forward to resuming a service to this special island early in 2020,

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To book a special offer please call us direct on 0800 937 946


Under 5’s Cruise For Free

Did you know that Under 5’s cruise for free all year round with us at Black Cat Cruises. Free child must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Family Pass Offer

2nd child cruises for free when two full price adult tickets and one full price child ticket are purchased on our Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise

*Please note that no special offer can be used in conjunction with any other 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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