Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Akaroa

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Akaroa. This city's dolphin watching, local tours and boating draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Akaroa

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Akaroa is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New Brighton Beach (23.8 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Le Bons Bay Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Fishermans Bay Garden (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Okains Bay Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lake Forsyth (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Taylor's Mistake Beach (19.9 mi / 32 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Akaroa

Fly into Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), the closest airport, located 33.2 mi (53.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Akaroa?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 100 vacation rentals near Akaroa. From 84 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Akaroa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Akaroa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Akaroa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Akaroa Wharf: 128 vacation rentals
  • Akaroa Museum: 131 vacation rentals
  • Linton The Giant House: 126 vacation rentals
  • Artisans Gallery: 129 vacation rentals
  • Okains Bay Beach: 139 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Akaroa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Akaroa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 84 Houses in Akaroa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Akaroa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Akaroa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 59 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Akaroa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.