Akaroa, in Canterbury, is a city that some 700 people call home.
Akaroa is situated about 200 miles (322 kilometers) southwest of Wellington, the national capital, and approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Christchurch.
Study the collections, see historical and cultural presentations and get acquainted with the local lore in some of the local cultural centers such as the Linton and the Akaroa Museum. Study the displays, view the exhibits or simply enjoy the quiet space.
At the end of the day head to one of the local beaches such as Le Bons Bay Beach or Okains Bay Beach and take pleasure in getting back to nature. These beautiful beaches are perfect for reconnecting with nature and watching the world pass by.
In this artistic city you’ll find a handful of interesting cultural centers and museums, including the Artisans Gallery, where art and history lovers can browse local collections. For those who love galleries and art museums, head here to enjoy the atmosphere and learn more about art throughout the ages.
The Akaroa Wharf is the perfect attraction for visitors who think they’ve seen it all in the Akaroa area.