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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Meet Our Sonya – Black Cat Team Mate and Akaroa Fudge Maker Extraordinaire

akaroa fudge

Did some-one say Akaroa fudge? Sonya Watts is a most loved Black Cat Team member based in our big blue building on the main wharf of Akaroa. Her hospitality and quick wit humour is second to none. In the last couple of years Sonya (or Sonni to her friends) has branched out into making what […]


    Make the most of the school holidays and some awesome family time with us in Akaroa. 2 Kids cruise for free in Akaroa, with one full price adult, this Kidsfest. Pay $95 and save $80! And don’t forget we offer a Hector’s Dolphin guarantee and under 5’s cruise for free all year round […]


Today, June 8th, is World Ocean Day   The theme for 2022 is Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean. WIN A PROTECT HECTOR’S MEMBERSHIP To celebrate World Ocean Day we are giving away a Protect Hector’s Membership to one lucky winner. To enter visit our latest Facebook post with the above image and tag yourself or a […]