Akaroa is an historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano located just 75 kilometres from the city of Christchurch and home to a wealth of colonial architecture, galleries, craft stores, the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand, exquisite local boutiques and much more.
The waters here are home to a variety of marine life including the rarest and smallest marine dolphin with activities such as fantastic sea kayaking, diving, cruises, sailing, dolphin watching, fishing, jet boat adventures, surfing with the seals and many more. Other attractions here include golf, horse trekking, tramping, walking, the Akaroa and the Maori & Colonial Museums and Fisherman`s Bay Garden.
There are a variety of expertly guided tours that take in Akaroa and the surrounding areas allowing you to fully experience this beautiful part of the world in comfort while learning about the history and culture of this part of the world.
To find out the best time to visit New Zealand and to speak to someone that knows the area please call Trina our New Zealand luxury holiday specialist:
01923 289 100