Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
Akaroa is a small town (population 700) located on New Zealand's South Island, 81 km southeast of Christchurch. Travel time from Akaroa to Christchurch is 1 hour 20 minutes.
Cruise ships anchor in Akaroa Harbour and passengers are transported to the wharf in Akaroa town via tenders.
Coach service is available between Akaroa and Christchurch.
Attractions in Akaroa include Akaroa Beach, Akaroa Museum and the Giant's House. There are also nature walks.
Please visit Akaroa.com for more information.
Attractions in Christchurch include the cathedral, Antarctic Centre, Botanic Gardens, Christchurch Art Gallery and Canterbury Museum
View map of Akaroa, New Zealand.
The currency used in NZ is the New Zealand dollar.
Average temperatures by month in Akaroa New Zealand are as follows:
Wifi is available 24/7 in and around the public library and cafe.