• Akaroa Bay Playground

    5XV8+WF Akaroa .

    Set on the Akaroa waterfront this park provides play with a world class view. There's plenty of climbing equipment, swings and slides. Need some time out? You can grab a coffee at one of the nearby cafes and enjoy a break on one of the park benches while the kids play. A very short walk from us, just across the road and you're there. 

  • Ma Maison

    6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand .

    Ma Maison is one of Akaroa's hidden gems. With an open fire and bi-fold doors the breathtaking waterfront views remain uninterrupted. Also right next door to the playground so a perfect spot to dine while the kids play. 
    The menu is a culinary expression of our region, using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. 
    Open for breakfast, lunch and a la carte Dining from 11.00am. Our nearest dining option just a stones throw away. 


  • Ecoseaker Dolphin Swimming & Harbour Tours

    1 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa, New Zealand .

    This locally owned family business loves taking guests out to share amazing experiences on the Akaroa Harbour on their dolphin swimming and harbour tours. Ecoseaker offer a more personal, exclusive experience with a maximum of 12 guests per tour on a fun boat. They even provide a yummy hot chocolate and biscuit on the boat. We love that! The meeting point is on Daly's wharf just in front of where we are. 


  • The Giants House

    70 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand .

    The happiest garden on earth! An eclectic house & gardens noted for its many whimsical mosaic sculptures. A magical place to explore while finding all the colourful sculptures that are exuberant, interactive, romantic, fun and full of surprises. 750 metres from where we are, although it is up an incline so allow a little more time if walking. 


  • The Akaroa Cooking School

    81 Beach Road, Akaroa, New Zealand .

    Ant and Lou Bentley gave up the corporate rat race in London to realise their dream of running a cooking school in beautiful Akaroa. They share recipes, cooking ideas and entertaining secrets for small intimate groups. They can show you how to prepare the dishes on that day’s menu in a relaxed & fun environment. Find all available classes on their website, but booked quickly as classes fill up fast. 

  • Fox II Sailing

    2 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand .

    Sail with the dolphins in the crater of an extinct volcano on New Zealand’s oldest gaffed rigged ketch and enjoy the wildlife of Akaroa Harbour up close. Relax and soak up the sun, sea and hills or take part as one of the crew. This is a rather unique experience. You're likely to see this beautiful ketch pull up to Daly's Wharf during your stay. Worth the outing. 


  • Pohatu Penguins

    8/2 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa, New Zealand .

    Pohatu Penguins offers unique nature and sea kayak tours in Akaroa. Guided by a local family of conservationists with over 30 years experience so you're in good hands. They provide various tours and packages to suit your adventure level. From sea-kyaking to 4WD tours, all with elements of spectacular scenery and wildlife. They can also take you on a tour of the largest Australasian Little Penguin colony on mainland New Zealand.