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Akaroa Lighthouse

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Beach Road, Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7508
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“light house” (11 reviews)
“nice walk” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Beach Road, Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand
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+64 3-304 7508
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"light house"
in 11 reviews
"nice walk"
in 7 reviews
"present location"
in 3 reviews
"worth the short walk"
in 3 reviews
"original place"
in 2 reviews
"nice piece of history"
in 2 reviews
"limited opening hours"
in 2 reviews
"small entry fee"
in 2 reviews
"cruise ship days"
in 2 reviews
"focal point"
in 2 reviews
"quaint shops"
in 2 reviews
"walk up"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"few hours"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 2 reviews
"volunteers"
in 7 reviews
"photos"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great views on a sunny day, from the top. Some quite interesting information inside. Friendly staff explain things. Just not exceptional. $2.50 admission charge.

Thank chiangmaicharlies
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive story behind this lighthouse which was shipped here in parts from Scotland became operational and out on the heads of the bay around 1880. In 1980 this lovely lighthouse was moved into the harbour for preservation and is now open to the public...More

1  Thank Allgoodthyngs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So cool with views right on the Akaroa harbor !!! Just beautiful but could not go up as it is only open on Sunday’s and cruise ship days.

Thank Ariella A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grab your Fish & Chips from The Fish & Chip shop and head up to see the Lighthouse, Great view while you eat your Meal.

Thank Chris T
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Very old and important historical place for Akaroa Nice presented, our kids loved it Also worth a look is original place very the lighthouse was placed, its good driving experience and beautiful view as well.

Thank Darko P
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely old feature really worth a visit Dates back to 1880 Every one was amazed at the condition of the structure after a 100 years plus

Thank Foremanz
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I regularly walk through the township to the lighthouse often meeting people who are off a cruise liner or even locals as well.

Thank 704RichardW2014
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This well maintained historic wooden lighthouse stands above the harbour for good photo opportunities when meandering around this pretty village. It's open on certain days and when cruise ships are in but we got there mid afternoon and it was closed.

Thank 2011travel54
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

One of the reasons for visiting Akaroa was to see this Lighthouse again. It is a short stroll from our Motel. A lovely sunny afternoon on the day we visited, got some great photos.

Thank Wanderersx2
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

The lighthouse itself is a cute structure, but there is very little to do other than to stroll around it and back in to Akaroa. If you are looking for a destination for a short stroll around the bay then fine but not much more.

Thank PeterWalks
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