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Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

Located on a picturesque inlet on the volcanic Banks Peninsula, the historic village of Akaroa is the peninsula’s greatest attraction. Akaroa is a stunning resort town famous for being the only French settlement in New Zealand and being a favourite getaway destination within an easy distance from Christchurch. Akaroa offers a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere surrounded by mountains, pastoral farms and the large beautiful natural harbour. more

Akaroa activities offer a range of activities including hiking, sailing, farm tours, horse riding, penguin tours, cycling tours and range of nature and eco cruises where you can spot playful dolphins and penguins. As a resort town, Akaroa has many holiday homes and a great selection of restful country and resort accommodation to choose from. Akaroa accommodation includes holiday homes, bed and breakfasts, lodges, motels, glamping and other accommodation.

The sheer natural beauty and number of things to see and do in Akaroa makes it a top destination in New Zealand for international cruise ships. If you are coming on a cruise ship, check out Akaroa’s cruise ship passenger attractions. Akaroa is sure to be one of your most memorable highlights from your New Zealand adventure.

 

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AKAROA TOP 10 HOLIDAY PARK

Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

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CANOPY CAMPING ESCAPES

Lavericks Bay

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CANOPY CAMPING ESCAPES

The Green Antler, Banks Peninsula

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CHEEKY KEA TOURS

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CHEEKY KIWI TRAVEL

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CRATER RIM WALKS

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DIAMOND HARBOUR LODGE

Lyttelton Harbour, Christchurch

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Okains Bay

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OPULENCE TOURS

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PACKHORSE HUT TRACK

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POHATU PENGUINS ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE

Pohatu-Flea Bay, Akaroa

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POHATU PENGUINS

Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

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Drag It Out presents Balls N Bingo Akaroa

Fri 18th Nov 2022

Balls n Bingo is coming to Akaroa. It's always a great night with 2 of Christchurch’s most fabulous drag queens Miss Shaniqwa & Lady Bubbles. If you want to be entertained and have a night full of laughter, ...

Where: The Grand Hotel, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: 6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 6:00pm on Friday 18th November 2022
To: 10:00pm on Friday 18th November 2022

Inside Out Akaroa House and Garden Tour

From: Sat 19th Nov 2022

The wait is over! Akaroa’s extremely popular Inside Out Akaroa House & Garden Tour is on this November and it is bigger and better than ever with a fabulous range of houses and gardens, some never open to the ...

Where: Akaroa & The Bays, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Akaroa & The Bays, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 10:00am on Saturday 19th November 2022
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 20th November 2022

The Drum Festival

From: Fri 18th Nov 2022

The Drum (and dance) Festival is a weekend festival of rhythm and dance, entertainment and education based on the Banks Peninsula. Being the only dedicated festival of the drum in New Zealand, it is a catalyst for the ...

Where: Little River Campground, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: 287 Okuti Valley Rd, Little River, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 4:00pm on Friday 18th November 2022
To: 3:00pm on Sunday 20th November 2022

14 Four Paws Adventure Panama Rock Reserve

Sat 19th Nov 2022

Walk 14 Panama Rock Reserve The Panama Rock Reserve near Akaroa is wonderful place to have a hiking adventure with your four-legged family member. Join experienced dog hikers Sally Ann Hickling and Andrew Bolton for ...

Where: Panama Rock Reserve, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
Address: Banks Peninsula

From: 10:00am on Saturday 19th November 2022
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 19th November 2022

15 Head of the Harbour Heritage & Ōhinetahi Gardens

Sat 19th Nov 2022

Walk 15 - Head of the Harbour Heritage Trail and Ōhinetahi Garden Tour with Peter Coldicott One of the highlights of this walk will be a visit to the enchanting Ōhinetahi Gardens – our very own local ‘national ...

Where: Governors Bay, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
Address: Banks Peninsula

From: 9:30am on Saturday 19th November 2022
To: 3:00pm on Saturday 19th November 2022

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17 Then and Now 30 years of Conservation at French Farm

Sat 19th Nov 2022

Walk 17 Join David Brailsford, Jan Cook and Alice Shanks for a botanical walk and talk through 11 hectares of diverse native forest, following old logging tracks and the ‘Chemin des Lacs’ path constructed by ...

Where: French Farm Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
Address: Banks Peninsula

From: 10:00am on Saturday 19th November 2022
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 19th November 2022

19 In the Footsteps of Frank Worsley - Akaroa Skyline

Sun 20th Nov 2022

Walk 19 - In the Footsteps of Frank Worsley - The Akaroa Skyline Walk with CCC Ranger John Fitch WALKERS WANTED: to walk in the footsteps of Frank Worsley, seven hour journey, steep hills, historic sites, new tracks, ...

Where: Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
Address: Banks Peninsula

From: 9:30am on Sunday 20th November 2022
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 20th November 2022

20 Steephead Reconnoitre with Raconteurs

Sun 20th Nov 2022

Walk 20 Steephead Reconnoitre with Hamish Dalglish, former Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board and Federated Mountain Club Chair Jan Finlayson and QEII Trust Representative Alice Shanks Take the chance to visit ...

Where: Le Bons Bay, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
Address: Banks Peninsula

From: 10:30am on Sunday 20th November 2022
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 20th November 2022

Birdsong Music Festival

From: Sat 26th Nov 2022

A boutique little music festival beside the Okuti River on Banks Peninsula. Bands, producers and DJs with female/wahine lead music lineup. This family-friendly event is the latest offering from the originators of The ...

Where: Little River Campground, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: 287 Okuti Valley Rd, Little River, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 12:00pm on Saturday 26th November 2022
To: 12:00am on Sunday 27th November 2022

22 Robinsons Bay History, Hills, and Home Ground

Sat 26th Nov 2022

Walk 22 Walk with local guide Suky Thompson on her home turf. Start with a visit to one of the oldest cottages in Canterbury and the site of its first water powered sawmill - the place where industrial scale ...

Where: Robinsons Bay, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
Address: Banks Peninsula

From: 10:30am on Saturday 26th November 2022
To: 4:00pm on Saturday 26th November 2022

Featured
 
Mainstay New Zealand Hotels

Mainstay NZ Hotels

Large collection of independent hotels.

Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels

Holiday packages for any occasion.

Hawkdun Rise

Hawkdun Rise

Boutique vineyard-stay near the town of Alexandra.