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Extremely rare sighting of solo common dolphin in Akaroa

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 3:30 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Extremely rare sighting of solo common dolphin in Akaroa Local passengers and tourists aboard the 3:40pm Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise were treated to a rare sighting a solo short-beaked common dolphin yesterday (Saturday, 13 January). More >>

First sighting of humpback whale in Akaroa Harbour

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 12:10 pm | Black Cat Cruises

A large humpback whale was spotted by passengers and tourists aboard Black Cat Cruises’ Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise at about 1pm yesterday (Monday, May 15). More >>

Extremely rare sighting of orca pods near Lyttelton Harbour

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:21 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Local passengers and tourists aboard the Diamond Harbour Ferry, operated by Black Cat Cruises, were treated to a rare sighting of two large pods of orca near Lyttelton Harbour this morning. More >>

First orca pod spotted in Akaroa Harbour for 2017

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:41 am | Black Cat Cruises

Black Cat Cruises staff were delighted to spot a pod of 10 orca including two young calves in Akaroa Harbour yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, 10 January). More >>

First endangered baby Hector’s Dolphin spotted in Akaroa

Friday, 2 December 2016, 1:31 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Local and international passengers aboard the Black Cat Cruises’ ‘Swim with Dolphins’ cruise were delighted to spot the first endangered Hector’s Dolphin calf of the season yesterday (Thursday, 1 December). More >>

First Orca Whale spotted in Akaroa Harbour this season

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 3:10 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Black Cat Cruises staff spotted the first orca of the season in Akaroa Harbour this week, a month earlier than the first spotting last year. More >>

Banks Peninsula Tourism Operator celebrates 30 years

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 3:58 pm | Black Cat Cruises

It’s been a fantastic start to the new summer season for New Zealand eco-tourism operator Black Cat Cruises as they celebrate 30 years in business. More >>

Bottlenose dolphins make ‘once in a lifetime’ Akaroa visit

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 12:39 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Akaroa was treated to a rare ‘once in a lifetime’ sight of a pod of Bottlenose dolphins close to the town’s main wharf yesterday, well within sight of the town’s locals and visitors sitting in cafes on the waterfront. More >>

Rare dolphin calves sighted in Akaroa Harbour

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 2:56 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Rare dolphin calves have been sighted in Akaroa Harbour, which is always great news for the endangered species. Early summer has seen Hector's dolphin calves spotted swimming with their mothers in the harbour, which is always exciting, Black Cat Cruises ... More >>

Black Cat Cruises appoints new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:23 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Paul Milligan has been appointed to the helm of Banks Peninsula based tourism operator Black Cat Cruises. More >>

Thousands of free Easter eggs on Quail Island at Easter

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 12:19 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Quail Island will once again be busy with keen chocolate egg hunters over the Easter weekend as Black Cat Cruises runs its annual Easter Egg hunt for the fifth time on the island. More >>

Hector’s dolphins looking for WWII underwater mines

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 9:44 am | Black Cat Cruises

Leading New Zealand tourism operator Black Cat Cruises is working with the New Zealand Navy who are training Hector’s dolphins to look for old World War II underwater mines off the Canterbury coast. More >>

Orca make routine trip memorable for Black Cat staff

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 7:33 pm | Black Cat Cruises

8 January 2014 A pod of ten Orca made a routine trip off Banks Peninsula all the more memorable for three Black Cat Cruise staff yesterday. More >>

Rare dolphin calves sighted in Akaroa Harbour

Friday, 22 November 2013, 11:40 am | Black Cat Cruises

Rare dolphin calves are again being sighted in Akaroa Harbour, which is always great news for the endangered species. More >>

Black Cat Cruises in Lonely Planet’s Best Marine Encounters

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 2:51 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Leading Canterbury Tourism operator Black Cat Cruises is celebrating being recognised by Lonely Planet in a top 10 list of the world’s ‘Best Marine Encounters’. More >>

Black Cat Cruises ready for another busy cruise ship season

Monday, 14 October 2013, 4:24 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Leading Canterbury Tourism operator Black Cat Cruises is looking forward to the arrival of the summer season’s first cruise ship on Wednesday which signals the start of another busy cruise season for Akaroa. More >>

Lombart joins Black Cat as new marketing and sales manager

Monday, 17 June 2013, 12:54 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Natasha Lombart has joined leading tourism operator Black Cat Cruises as its new Sales and Marketing Manager. More >>

Black Cat Passengers Treated to Spectacular Whale Antics

Monday, 27 May 2013, 3:00 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Passengers on Black Cat Cruises harbour cruise on Akaroa Harbour this afternoon were treated with amazing views of a breaching Humpback Whale. More >>

Thousands Of Free Easter Eggs Up For Grabs On Quail Island

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 2:56 pm | Black Cat Cruises

Free Easter eggs are on offer again on Quail Island with Black Cat Cruises this weekend. It has become a local tradition for the tourism operator to give away thousands of Easter eggs as part of an Easter egg hunt on the Lyttelton Harbour Island every Easter ... More >>

Rare Dolphin Calves Good News For Future Of Species

Friday, 14 December 2012, 11:08 am | Black Cat Cruises

14 December 2012 Rare Hector’s dolphin calves spotted in Akaroa Harbour is good news for a species that is on the endangered list. “Dolphin calves are the future of a rare species,” Black Cat Managing Director Paul Bingham said. “It’s always ... More >>

 

 

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