No I’m not recommending you go to the horse races.... the Riccarton racecourse hosts the Sunday market from 8:00am to 12:00 noon. Lots of things to see and do...live music, fast food both hot and cold. Books, plants, paintings, crafts, car boot sale.
“Francis and Shireen Helps have protected the White-flippered Penguins at Pohatu-Flea Bay for more than two decades. Tours enable you to see the penguins unobtrusively. Sea Kayaking allows you to enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife of Pohatu Marine Reserve. Scenic Nature Tours will enable you to experience a wide range of endemic wildlife amongst dreamlike landscapes. See web site for departure times for Penguin Tours, Sea Kayaking Safaris, Nature Safaris and Overnight Packages.”
“Orana Wildlife Park – the ultimate wildlife adventure which can't afford to miss out”
“Get up close to the Hector’s dolphins, penguins, and seals, while cruising the majestic Akaroa harbour. We whole heartedly recommend this wildlife excursion.”