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Qualmark Gold in Akaroa and Lyttelton

qualmark gold

We are so so pleased to confirm that Black Cat Cruises has just had its Qualmark Gold award renewed. This award is reviewed annually, and is something we are proud to maintain as we continually strive to be a sustainable, world class operation. ” Your award can be proudly displayed as evidence that Black Cat […]

SEAWEEK LIVE IN LYTTELTON – FREE LIVE STREAMED EVENT FOR KIDS

Hector's dolphin book

SEAWEEK FUN…. Every year Black Cat Cruises join in with the national celebration of Seaweek. Seaweek is an opportunity to celebrate connecting with our seas….and what better way than instilling that connection with our youngest generation from the very start? So read on and discover the link to our free live concert…and our brand new […]

Wine Tasting Cruise with Melton Estate, Lyttelton Harbour

SATURDAY 21ST NOVEMBER, 4PM – 6PM Join Black Cat Cruises and Melton Estate for a wonderful pre-Christmas wine tasting cruise on on Lyttleton harbour. During the cruise Melton Estate will guide you through a complimentary tasting of five spectacular wines. These will include; Summer Love Sparking 2019 Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Pinot Rose 2020 Pinot Gris […]

Mother’s Day Lyttelton Harbour Nature Cruise

Celebrate the special lady in your life this Mother’s Day! Enjoy a 1.5-hour scenic cruise on Lyttelton Harbour aboard our spacious catamaran “Canterbury Cat” and make this Mother’s Day one to remember. Take in the stunning local scenery as you sip on a delicious She Universe hot chocolate and you might even spot a Hector’s […]

2019 Quail Island Easter Egg Hunt

Quail Island Easter Egg Hunt

Our annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted on beautiful Quail Island is back once again! Take the family or gather up some friends this Easter for a fun-filled day on Quail Island. Search the island for coloured tokens and exchange for scrumptious Easter eggs*.  On your journey discover along the way old shipwrecks, cheeky native birds, […]

Banks Peninsula Beaches – Our pick of beautiful beaches in and around the Peninsula

With the weather hotting up for the next week ahead we thought we’d share with you our pick of beautiful Banks Peninsula beaches. We think of Banks Peninsula as one of New Zealand’s natural treasures. With it’s abundance of bays and beaches we are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a place to […]

Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Quail Island

plunket picnic quail island

Quail Island Fun Bring your very best teds and join us at the inaugural Plunket Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Quail Island! We are proud to support Plunket and the amazing work and services they provide for mum’s, babies and families in New Zealand. When? Black Cat Cruises have donated a special charter departing from Lyttelton […]