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Akaroa, South Island, New Zealand, Tourist Information

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Bed and Breakfast
Maison de la Mer - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula
Sometimes, we discover a very precious place- that touches all the senses to the extent that it becomes a treasured memory. Akaroa is such a place, and when you visit, Maison de la Mer will provide you with the perfect setting in which to fully appreciate the magic of this picturesque seaside village with its unique French heritage.

Hotels or Motels
Grand Hotel - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula
Situated near the heart of Akaroa, the hotel offers its guests stylishly appointed rooms with ensuites, super king size beds and Sky TV.
All rooms open onto balconies with views of Akaroa Harbour.
Location Map
Akaroa is a town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is 82 kilometres by road from Christchurch, and is the terminus of State Highway 75.

According to the March 2001 New Zealand census of population and dwellings, the permanent population was 576
Many Hector's Dolphins may be found in the harbour, and 'swim with the dolphins' boat tours are a major tourist attraction.