Experience a Jet boat ride The Braided Blast on the snow-fed Waimakariri River in the shallow river flats.
• Travel through the picturesque Banks Penninsula to Christchurch.
• Visit a working sheep farm set in a tranquil location.
• Enjoy the experience of watching sheep dogs work.
• Shearing demonstration
This tour combines a brief City Highlights Tour of Central Christchurch and then experience a Jet boat ride “The Braided Blast” on the snow-fed Waimakariri River in the shallow river flats.
During the 30-minute jet boat ride, your driver will speed and spin in waters that sometimes are only centimeters deep. Experience the thrills of jet boating through shallow, shifting, ever changing courses of shingle bottom streams.
10:30: Depart from Akaroa for Christchurch, traveling via the Akaroa Highway with breathtaking
scenery of Akaroa Harbour, Little River, Lakes Forsyth and Ellesmere, the Southern
Alps, and the Canterbury Plains.
12:00: Arrive in Christchurch Botanical Gardens.
12:30: Depart from Botanical Gardens for Christchurch City Tour (Christchurch’s old CBD and earthquake-damaged).
13:15: Enjoy Jet Boating on the Lower Waimak.
15:00: Depart from Christchurch for Akaroa.
16:30: Arrive in Akaroa to reboard the ship.
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