Fun things to do in Akaroa

Akaroa offers a multitude of “must do” activities

A list of must do activities in Akaroa Village, around the harbour and surrounding areas.

  • Take a nature/scenic boat trip to see the harbour wildlife
  • Swim with the Dolphins   
  • Go and visit the Banks Peninsula’s very own penguin colony
  • Visit a local art gallery and Akaroa museum
  • Visit the Giant’s House
  • Hire a kayak 
  • Hire a bicycle to explore the town and surrounds
  • Visit an Alpaca Farm
  • Explore the arts & crafts shops
  • Play golf, croquet or bowls
  • Visit the cheese factory
  • See the lavender farm
  • Swim in one of the many safe beaches
  • Experience the fine dining establishments
  • Visit Akaroa’s modern cinema
  • Drive to Okains Bay to view the Maori and early settlers museum
  • Take the two or four day Banks Peninsula guided walk
  • Go on a rural walk – anything from a 20 minute stroll to an all day trek

Akaroa Top 10

Holiday Park

96 Morgans Road
(Off Old Coach Road)
Akaroa, New Zealand