The Seventh Generation

Akaroa Nature and History Tours

Authentic Akaroa

We provide a deep understanding and local connection to New Zealand's history and nature and leave you with inspiration and hope for the future. Embark on a fascinating journey on a Akaroa Nature and History Tour guided by a Seventh Generation local.

Our core principles:

Tūrangawaewae: Know who you are, where you belong.

Kaitiakitanga: Protect that which you love.

Manaakitanga: Share stories that enhance, so that you leave better.

TripAdvisor Reviews

  • star rating  A very special experience with a “living treasure”,this is an excursion that should not be missed. Who better to recount the local history and stories but a 7th generation local.... read more

    Kiwi2NZ
    December 1, 2021

    star rating  We took our two kids with us on this tour with Marie.they are 12 and 14. Originally the tour was because I have a familial French connection to the Akaroa... read more

    Josie
    October 1, 2021

    star rating  We joined Marie’s tour after a chance meeting with her at the Benmore Dam lookout earlier this year. And what a tour. We had a warm welcome outside... read more

    Jim S
    October 1, 2021
  • star rating  We enjoyed an excellent tour with Marie this afternoon. The tour certainly lived up to the high ratings of previous customers. We would recommend the three hour tour, which allows... read more

    Simon and Sarah
    September 1, 2021

    star rating  My husband and I enjoyed a fantastic tour with Marie. Her knowledge of the history of Akaroa, and the wonderful way she shared it, made it a very special occasion.... read more

    Philippa
    July 1, 2021

    star rating  We had an amazing tour with Marie on Saturday.. We had had spent a lot of time when we were young in Akaroa, and have family links going back to... read more

    Climber296677
    May 1, 2021
  • star rating  Our family spent a beautiful autumn day learning about the early history of Akaroa from Marie. Her deep connection to the Banks Peninsula was evident not only in her knowledge... read more

    Journey300190
    April 1, 2021

    star rating  The tour was called Araroa HIstory Safari. It was one of the best experiences my wife and I have had . A small tour group .Marie’s personal connection to the... read more

    dre56
    January 1, 2020

    star rating  Booked this tour thru Princess Cruises. My wife and I were the only participants that December 2019 day. Marie was personable and very knowledgeable, giving lots of historic and... read more

    Lindsay L
    December 1, 2019
  • star rating  Booked this tour through Princess Cruises. Great tour. Very informative. Marie was very knowledgeable, personable, and made everyone feel at home. Learned so much about the... read more

    Rick&Charlotte Graham
    December 1, 2019

    star rating  My husband, teenage son, and myself enjoyed this 3 hour tour with guide and driver, Marie. She enthusiastically shares the stories of the people and places around Akaroa based... read more

    c_recoskie
    December 1, 2019

    star rating  The tour was conducted by Marie Haley who has extensive knowledge of the culture, history and geography of the area. She is personable, friendly, and makes terrific scones. ... read more

    MaryEllen W
    December 1, 2019
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