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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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Mad Doggerel Cabaret

Sun 21st Aug 2022

Two poets and a musician combine to present a comic and lyric portrait of Aotearoa New Zealand and its place in the South Pacific today. Their Mad Doggerel poetry cabaret is full of cascading words, wild musicality and ...

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

From: 7:30pm on Sunday 21st August 2022
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 21st August 2022

Nikau in Akaroa

Sun 11th Sep 2022

From a dazzling display of virtuosity to the gentle lilt of a lullaby, from the energetic burst of spring to the quiet contemplation of Noël, Nikau presents an afternoon of captivating music for harp, violin and ...

Where: Orion Powerhouse Gallery, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: 1 Rue Pompallier, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 3:00pm on Sunday 11th September 2022
To: 4:15pm on Sunday 11th September 2022

Governors Bay Fete

Sun 16th Oct 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: 11:00am on Sunday 16th October 2022
To: 3:00pm on Sunday 16th October 2022

Don McGlashan & The Others

Sun 23rd Oct 2022

Don McGlashan is elated to announce the new Aotearoa tour dates to celebrate his number one album, Bright November Morning. The tour will have the full band that recorded the album with Don, including; Shayne P Carter ...

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

From: 7:30pm on Sunday 23rd October 2022
To: 11:00pm on Sunday 23rd October 2022

NZ Spirit Festival South Island 2023

From: Thu 19th Jan 2023

NZ SPIRIT FESTIVAL 2023 IS COMING TO THE SOUTH ISLAND For us the South Island of Aotearoa symbolises beautiful mountainous terrain, crisp white snowy peaks, magical lakes, nomadic travel and a home to really ...

Where: Orton Bradley Park, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District
Address: Charteris Bay Rd, Charteris Bay, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

From: 10:00am on Thursday 19th January 2023
To: 4:55pm on Sunday 22nd January 2023

Generation Homes La Grande Swim

Sat 25th Feb 2023

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: 5:30am on Saturday 25th February 2023
To: 12:00pm on Saturday 25th February 2023

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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.