Akaroa Adventure Centre
Rents out sea kayaks and stand-up paddle boards (per hour/day $20/60), paddle boats (per hour $30), bikes (per hour/day $15/65), and...
St Peter's Anglican Church
Graciously restored in 2015, this 1864 Anglican gem features extensive exposed timbers, stained glass and an historic organ, and it has...
Unveiled in 1923 with an elaborate free-standing cupola, spire and flying buttresses, the Akaroa War Memorial is a grand tribute to...
Sporadic opening hours, dictated by weather and demand, should not deter you from attempting a sundowner at Akaroa's favourite waterside...
Akaroa Butchery & Deli
A dream scenario for picnickers and self-caterers, this sharp butchery champions all manner of local produce from bread, salmon, cheese...
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Akaroa Museum information
An arduous postquake revamp has rewarded Akaroa with one of the smartest regional museums in the land. Learn about the various phases of the peninsula's settlement and its fascinating natural and industrial history, and hear stories of old characters including Pompey the penguin. A 20-minute film fills in some gaps while several adjacent historic buildings keep it real. Note the donation box.