Originally a French colonial settlement, Akaroa offers charming architecture and a vibrant mix of activities, eateries and walking opportunities. The town centre – once one of the most important places in the South Island is now a registered Historic Area. Call into the Visitor Centre on Rue Lavaud to learn more about local history, whaling artefacts, interesting walks in the town reserves, longer walks in the surrounding countryside and two self guided historic tours, including an audio tour.Directions: Take State Highway 75 to Akaroa. Drive yourself or take the Akaroa Shuttle or French Connection daily bus service.
80 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa
Last updated: 15.02.2015