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Christchurch, New ZealandAkaroa Regional Information

Akaroa | Regional Information | Activity Highlights | Scenic Highlights | History



Akaroa is a lovely seaside town nestled on the Banks Peninsula, about 84 kilometres from Christchurch City. View Akaroa scenic video.

Akaroa Overview

Akaroa is set on the beautiful, sheltered Akaroa Harbour, overlooked by craggy volcanic hills, on the Banks Peninsula in the Christchurch region of New Zealand.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand

Akaroa is a popular holiday destination and summer resort.

Akaroa Highlights

Akaroa is an historic French and British settlement, nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano.

Explore Akaroa Village and its colonial architecture, galleries, craft stores, and cafes. Take a cruise in Akaroa Harbour and see a range of wildlife, including Hector's dolphins.

A wide range of accommodation is available in Akaroa, from boutique hotels to motels and bed and breakfasts.

Allow a couple days to explore this little piece of paradise.

Akaroa Accommodation

Akaroa is a popular tourist destination and offers a wide range of accommodation options:

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