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 trip with friends, holiday 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Akaroa

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Akaroa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 110 holiday lettings around Akaroa. From 5 cottages to 7 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Akaroa? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Akaroa. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Linton The Giant House: 143 holiday lettings
  • Akaroa Wharf: 121 holiday lettings
  • Akaroa Museum: 145 holiday lettings
  • Artisans Gallery: 145 holiday lettings
  • Sumner Beach: 366 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Cottages in Akaroa?

Yes, of course. offers 5 Cottages in Akaroa. Our other popular types of Akaroa holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 96 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Akaroa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Akaroa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.