Akaroa Shore Excursions

Canterbury Guiding Co. are the experts in providing high end private shore excursions for cruise ships berthing in Akaroa. With a focus on exclusive helicopter excursions for couples and small groups, we are able to offer tailored experiences that offer a wonderful snapshot of the Canterbury region.

We work with our guests and the scheduling of their vessel, to ensure we deliver a fabulous day in the region, with enough time to be safely back in Akaroa in time for your departure. We offer genuine Canterbury experiences with passionate local guides.
Any or all of our tours are available from Akaroa including exclusive high country farm excursions, guided walks through Christchurch City, opportunities to taste wines in the Waipara region famed for its Pinot Noir and Riesling.
By offering luxury bespoke services we can create something incredibly special and tailored to your particular itinerary and interests.
We utilize private land transfers as well as helicopters on occasions to transport our guests through the region.
Aside from seeing beautiful scenery and meeting genuinely interesting people during your day with Canterbury Guiding Co, our clients love sharing stories of their day in Canterbury when they are back on board as they have got away from the masses and experienced the genuine heartland of what makes Canterbury so unique.
Due to heavy demand pre-bookings are required,  so please contact us to arrange your bespoke Canterbury shore excursion.