Antarctic Experience & Botanic Gardens


Depart Akaroa for a 90 minute coach ride to the International Antarctic Centre, located in a unique working Antarctic campus, home to the New Zealand, United States and Italian Antarctic programmes. Enjoy a fun, exciting and interactive Antarctica experience. Have fun in real snow & ice, get ‘exchillarated’ in the Antarctic Storm, explore the Antarctic gallery, see Little Blue penguins, take a cruise down to Antarctica in the 4D EXTREME Theatre, ride in a genuine Antarctic vehicle, the Hagglund. This is one Antarctic adventure not to be missed. Finally, visit the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and view beautiful flowers and stunning plants.
  • Location

    Akaroa

  • Tour Code

    AK1065

  • Duration

    7.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $179.99
    Children (12 & under) from $149.99


Please bring your camera!

Refreshments

Enjoy lunch at the Antarctic Centre (own cost)
Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water The visit to the Botanic Gardens is self-guided The drive between Akaroa and Christchurch is approximately 1 3/4 hours each way
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