Tag Archives: Quail Island

ShareWhat are you doing this weekend? How about a trip to Quail Island….. Situated in the middle of a volcanic crater flooded with the water that makes up Lyttelton Harbour, Quail Island is a great destination for a day trip … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shareon the 9th of December 2012 a new Kiwi Ranger program will be launched on Quail Island.  Quail Island is a very special place just 15 minutes by ferry from Lyttelton Harbour which is just a 15 minute drive from … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ShareLyttelton is just 13km from Christchurch and is a fantastic place to visit especially on a weekend.  Take the number 28 bus from Christchurch or its an easy 15 minute drive from central Christchurch.  This quirky historical town has seen … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ShareQuail Island lies in the flooded crater of an extinct volcano, a short Black Cat ferry ride from Lyttleton.  While it is Canterbury’s largest island, Quail Island is only 81 hectares in area and easily explored in half a day.  … Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Share The Great Quail island treasure hunt is on from 1st December to 31st March. Grab a map and hunt out the clues located all over the island. Every correct entry wins a prize valued at $5 and one lucky … Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Share Our big Easter Egg hunt was a sell out and we managed to give away about 2000 eggs over the 4 days of the promotion. As it was so successful we will be repeating it again next year if … Continue reading

Tagged | 2 Comments

ShareBlack Cat Cruises is supporting the Quail Island Ecological Restoration Trust with $24,000 worth of sponsorship over the next three years. Volunteers and trust workers travel to the island throughout the year to perform the important tree planting, weed eradication, … Continue reading

Tagged | Leave a comment