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Tastes of Akaroa | KQ49

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Tastes of Akaroa

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Starting from €242,73 EUR / Adult
Embark on a mouthwatering excursion that showcases the seafood traditions and fresh countryside flavors of Akaora. Start things off with a light breakfast of fresh pastries and coffee before venturing to the renowned Akaroa Cooking School. Here, chefs purchase the day's catch directly from the wharf, which lies mere steps from the school. Suffice it to say, seafood doesn't get any fresher. You'll meet one of the expert chefs and enjoy a cooking demonstration that brings forth the flavors of local fish and mussels, as they're prepared with ingredients fresh from the countryside of Banks Peninsula, including olive oils, honey, and organic fruits and veggies. You'll learn about every aspect of preparing the meal, including what to look for when selecting fresh seafood, how to properly cook shellfish, and various other techniques. Afterwards, savor the succulent dishes paired with local wines, which will also be available for purchase.
  • Begin your day with coffee, tea and fresh-baked pastries.
  • Visit the Akaroa Cooking School and watch as renowned local chef prepares succulent seafood dishes.
  • Learn about the fresh traditions of Akaroa dining and savor the chef's creations for lunch.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Important NotesShow
  • This tour is not suitable for full-time wheelchair/motorized scooter users.
  • This is a cooking demonstration, not a hands-on cooking experience.
  • This tour is not available on holidays.
  • Guests must be 18 years old to consume alcohol.
  • We kindly request guests with dietary restrictions to advise the Shore Excursions team of your needs at least 48 hours prior to the departure time of your excursion.
Location Akaroa, New ZealandAkaroa, New Zealand
Tour Code KQ49KQ49
Duration5.00 Hours5.00 Hours
Activity Level#Mild#Mild
RestrictionsMinimum age is 18. bh
Minimum age is 18. bh
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