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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 Cruises is not only an acclaimed success in New Zealand’s tourism industry but also internationally recognized as an eco-tourism pioneer. We hold the honour of being the first to introduce cruises in Akaroa, and we're proud to be acknowledged as New Zealand’s very 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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