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Kids Cruise Free in Akaroa

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Kids cruise free in Akaroa these April school holidays with us at Black Cat Cruises*. We are setting sail every day, twice and day and you and the whole whanau are invited! Join us in Akaroa for our multi-award winning Akaroa Nature Cruise. Cruise through a majestic extinct volcanic crater on board our large double […]

April School Holiday Fun – Quail Island’s Big Beautiful Bird Trail

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School holiday fun is here on Quail Island! If you are looking for a school holiday activity in Christchurch then look no further…. Best of all adults cruise at kids prices throughout the April school holidays ($15 return per person). So what’s it all about? Well, six native New Zealand birds are hiding around Quail […]

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

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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 […]