Pipi Journeys akaroa New Zealand
Pipi Journeys, Akaroa, offers harbour cruise, fishing, self-catering and cultural experience of indigenous Māori community. The tour is exclusively designed for tourist to experience the traditional Māori lifestyle and indigenous philosophies such as Manaakitanga and Kaitiakitanga. Come and learn about Māori culture and experience our lifestyle first-hand.
Pipi Journeys Akaroa offers a learning opportunity about Māori hospitality and kindness (Manaakitanga). Learn and experience Māori generosity, respect, and hospitality which is one of our core values as New Zealanders. Experience how welcoming we are as the first nation of New Zealand.
Our (Māori) Philosophy
Pipijourneys Akaroa, Banks Peninsula New Zealand
Authentic New Zealand Experience and Māori Connection
Pipijourneys offer TWO sets of exclusive tours which are unique and personalised in nature. The tours are set in a way that you get the inside about Māori culture while experiencing the natural beauty of New Zealand. According to our customers, this is MUST DO tour in New Zealand to add to your New Zealand tourism experience.
Our private tours are custom designed to ensure you get the most of your short trip to New Zealand. We are here to plan your New Zealand tourism experience on the Banks Peninsula.
Pipi Journeys Features
a unique life experience
pipi journeys tour highlights
Enjoy Akaroa Harbour which is one of two major inlets in the Banks Peninsula New Zealand.
Mingle with local Māori and learn about their way of living and experience their lifestyle.
During your tour you will get to experience amazing wildlife including little blue penguins, seals, dolphins and many more.
The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Māori are the first nation of New Zealand and arrived between 1320 and 1350.
You will get a chance to harvest the food you catch during your tour. Our chef will facilitate you with processing and cooking your catch.
Banks peninsula was formed due to a volcanic eruption between 11 and 6 million years ago. The activity resulted in the formation of two overlapping volcanic cones. The present harbours at Akaroa and Lyttelton were formed when the valleys were flooded as the sea level rose to its current height about 6,000 years ago.
Authentic New Zealand Māori Experience
Tour begins at the main wharf Akaroa. Please arrive at the wharf 20 minutes before departure time.
Bring a warm jacket and a hat. The harbour wind is usually cold.
You won’t be needing any fishing gear as we provide all the required equipment.