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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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Sculpture on the Peninsula: CANCELLED

From: Fri 28th Jan 2022

Sculpture on the Peninsula is the South Island's largest sculpture exhibition. Be inspired and challenged as you explore historic Loudon Farm, where contemporary work from over 70 artists will be on show and for ...

Where: Loudon Farm, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Charteris Bay Rd, Teddington, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 5:00pm on Friday 28th January 2022
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 30th January 2022

Hera 'Life Lessons' Tour 2022

Sat 5th Feb 2022

Proudly supported by The New Zealand Music Commission With special guests Emma Dilemma & The Moses Hera is an award-winning Icelandic singer/songwriter whose self-titled album released in July 2020 to critical ...

Where: Ōtoromiro Hotel, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: 52 Main Road, Governors Bay, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 2:00pm on Saturday 5th February 2022
To: 4:30pm on Saturday 5th February 2022

Yoga on Quail Island with O-Studio and Black Cat Cruises

From: Sat 5th Feb 2022

Summer Sunrise Yoga on Quail Island with O-studio & Black Cat Cruises. Simply the best way to start your Saturday morning in Christchurch this February. Join us and O-Studio for a blissed-out hour-long yoga class ...

Where: Quail Island, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Quail Island, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 8:15am on Saturday 5th February 2022
To: 10:30am on Saturday 26th February 2022

Museum Fun Day

Sun 6th Feb 2022

In lieu of the Museum’s large-scale Waitangi Day Commemorations which have been cancelled this year, Okains Bay Museum will be hosting a smaller-scale Museum Fun Day. A selection of our most popular museum-based ...

Where: Okains Bay Maori & Colonial Museum, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: 1146 Okains Bay Rd, Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 10:00am on Sunday 6th February 2022
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 6th February 2022

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Mundi Trio

Wed 16th Feb 2022

The Gaiety Trust and Arts on Tour Presents: Mundi Trio World-music - filled with global colours, grooves and influences. Prepare to be transported! Mundi Trio comprises Brazilian percussionist Ricardo Stuani, ...

Where: Gaiety Hall, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Rue Jolie, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 16th February 2022
To: 9:30pm on Wednesday 16th February 2022

Mundi Trio

Wed 16th Feb 2022

“…taking a musical journey filled with global colours, grooves and influences” Prepare to be transported! Mundi Trio comprises Brazilian percussionist Ricardo Stuani, guitarist Chris Dabinett and flautist, ...

Where: Gaiety Hall, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Rue Jolie, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 16th February 2022
To: 11:59pm on Wednesday 16th February 2022

Plunkett Teddy Bears Picnic on Quail Island

Sat 19th Feb 2022

It's back for another year! Plunket's incredibly popular Teddy Bear's Picnic on Quail Island thanks to the generosity of Black Cat Cruises. This is a charter limited to 80 people only - get in quick to avoid ...

Where: Quail Island, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Quail Island, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 11:00am on Saturday 19th February 2022
To: 2:15pm on Saturday 19th February 2022

Generation Homes La Grande Swim

Sat 26th Feb 2022

Bonjour Akaroa! We’re back again in this picturesque seaside village, with an incredible line-up of swims to choose from, starting in the morning this time around to maximise the tranquil conditions in the bay. The ...

Where: Akaroa Recreation Ground, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 7:00am on Saturday 26th February 2022
To: 3:00pm on Saturday 26th February 2022

Governors Bay Fete

Sun 27th Mar 2022

Get ready for another fantastic Governors Bay Fete. This year it will be held on Sunday 17th October. Expect all sorts of stalls including yummy food, fun for the kids, music and other attractions that will make this a ...

Where: Allandale Domain, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Bamfords Rd, Allandale, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 12:00pm on Sunday 27th March 2022
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 27th March 2022

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Akaroa French Festival Cabaret: CANCELLED

Sat 30th Apr 2022

As part of Akaroa French Festival 2021 we announce Le Cabaret. Don't miss this fabulous evening of music, dancing and fun. Joie de vivre! Doors open at 6.30pm - fun starts at 7pm. Adults ticketed event with an ...

Where: Akaroa Recreation Ground, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 7:00pm on Saturday 30th April 2022
To: 11:00pm on Saturday 30th April 2022

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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.