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Akaroa 175 Years Celebrations

January 1, 2015 to October 11, 2015
The 175 year celebrations will include events around Akaroa’s culture & heritage, involving many different organisations and showcasing our Maori and European ancestry.
There will be a number of events organised in 2015.

  • Akaroa Accommodation
  • Fishing & Diving
  • Harbour Tours

Akaroa Top Ten Holiday Park

Akaroa TOP 10 Holiday Park is situated on Banks Peninsula in the beautiful South Island and only 85km from Christchurch. It is the ideal place to stay to explore all that the beautiful peninsula has to offer.

Chez La Mer Backpackers

Only an hour and fifteen minutes from Christchurch, you can discover the beauty of the Banks Peninsula while staying in the heart of historic Akaroa.

The Giant’s House

The Giant’s House – A historic Akaroa house with original artworks, terraced gardens with sculptures and mosaics. Very Unique. A creative feast and a wonderful experience. Romantic secluded and quiet, but only a few minutes walk to the centre of Akaroa.

Akaroa Cottages

Akaroa Cottages, set on 12 acres of private bush land, is only 85 kilometers from Christchurch in New Zealand. Akaroa Cottages Offers a private and peaceful setting and accommodation with stunning panoramic views of the harbour and sea.
Fully self contained and only a 10 minute walk into Akaroa.

La Rive Motel

La Rive Akaroa Motel is the first motel you see as you drive down the hill and arrive in Akaroa. It is well known for the distinctive turret at the end of the building and the French flag that is always flying from the flag pole.

Akaroa Fishing & Dive Charters Ltd.

Come fishing or diving with us in the scenic splendour of Akaroa.

You will bottom-fish for blue cod, red cod, trumpeter, sea perch, terakihi, gurnard and kahawai. Catches of salmon, shark and king fish have been made on occasion.

Akaroa Guided Sea Kayak tours

Come kayak with our amazing wildlife, sea birds and take in our Volcanic...

Fox II

Departs daily at 10:30am and 1:30pm from Daly’s Wharf behind the Akaroa Visitor Centre late December thru May.