Private Chauffeured Luxury Tours Luxury Transfers Christchurch City to Akaroa French Village


Are you looking for a day trip to Akaroa French Village? We offer Private chauffeured day tours tailored to suit your interests. We have included our top picks below to help you build your perfect tour. 

Christchurch to Akaroa Itinerary                 


Postcard perfect Akaroa is located Just 75 kilometers ( 2 hour drive) from Christchurch with stops for photos of the rolling hills.

The area was home to Maori between 600-700 years ago and Akaroa is Canterbury’s oldest town settled by French colonists in 1840.  Let Chauffeur NZ help you explore the village with its colonial architecture, galleries, craft stores, and cafés with great seafood and local Akaroa salmon.

Flexible - We can recommend sites and attractions or you can create your perfect itinerary.

✔ Easy - we will pick you up from your city accommodation and start our day tour.
✔ Insider Knowledge - We can recommend all the best locations to take a photo, grab a coffee or grab a bite to eat at some of the great cafes in the area.

✔ Travel in - Private comfortable luxury clean vehicle 
✔ Sedans up to 1-3 passengers and our Mercedes Benz luxury van seats 6  
✔ Stop when you want to stop to see the best scenery photos of the rolling green hills and amazing views of the Akaroa harbour.
✔ We can suggest an itinerary or you can build your own.


We provide the suggested locations and tailor-made to your requirements as we understand not everyone wants the same thing.

Christchurch City to Akaroa Day Tours the Akaroa Dolphin Nature Cruise

Leaving Christchurch around 9am from your central city accommodation.

8 hours hour day hire:

Pricing and conditions: 

Prices are per vehicle not per person:

Sedan: 1 to 3 passengers: Mercedes Benz S350 executive class.

Minivan:Up to 6 passengers: Mercedes Benz V350 Ambiente luxury minivan.


Enjoy the Akaroa Dolphin Nature Cruise and see the world’s smallest Hector’s dolphins and other marine life, the boat leaves  10.15am and 12.45pm and 15:15 we need to report in 30 minutes before the cruise time.

Add in Dolphin cruise for only:

$92 per person

Add in Alpaca Farm for only:

$50 per person

Bookings for activities are essential, we can book these in for you.

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Akaroa Dolphins

This is the best fun, sit back and listen to the captain talk about the history of Akaroa, the worlds smallest dolphins, the seals, fishing salmon farm. This is one of the trips rate at 5 out of 5 must does while at Akaroa.


Bully Hays

Located over looking Akaroa harbor Bully Hays is a great place for the best food in Akaroa from Breakfast Lunch and dinner.

An amazing selections of fresh product, fresh Akaroa salmon and fresh fish. Come join the team who make everyone welcome.



Take a tour with close and personal overlooking Akaroa Harbour. Alpaca Farmers, Frank & Anya will treat you to an interesting introduction to these majestic animals.  Wander amongst grazing herds of alpacas, and discover the unique qualities of their fleece - “fibre of the gods” Enjoy home baked biscuits and a beverage while browsing the Alpaca Shop. 

Other locations & activities that maybe of interest 

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Lake Tekapo by day & Night
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