Akaroa Lighthouse

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Alastair W
Upper Hutt, New Zealand25 contributions
Nov 2021
Unfortunately missed the weekend time when you can get inside, but still interesting nonetheless. It was moved from another location closer to the sea, and I suspect this location was in somebody’s mind for a while, as is perfect.
Written 2 December 2021
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whizzymum
London, UK48 contributions
Sep 2021
We were lucky enough to get a tour, well worth it our guide was really friendly and knowledgeable and showed us the finer workings of such a lovely building
Written 19 September 2021
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Charles
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
Aug 2021
Beautiful view on a winter chill day but the sun was in the air. Well preserved and a great piece of history!
Written 4 August 2021
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LeanneB
Christchurch, New Zealand67 contributions
Jul 2021 • Family
What an amazing light house. One of the only ones you can go inside (in NZ). Open Sundays 11-2pm and cruise ship days to see inside. Not it’s original location but an amazing story behind it’s move to it current location. I not a lighthouse buff at all but I found this truely fascinating. The volunteer guide we had was super amazing will all he knew (and he was one of the ones to relocate it), so much knowledge to pass in and so interesting. Definitely worth the entrance fee ($5) and all fees and donations go back into the lighthouse. The guides do it for love, even more amazing in this day and age. Totally recommend this attraction even if it is not open the light house is spectacular 🤩♥️
Written 23 July 2021
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Juliea1928
Tauranga, New Zealand67 contributions
Apr 2021
this is a lovely lighthouse that has bee repositioned for Tourist . Awesome vies and a nice little walk from main area. Open to go inside on Sundays
Written 10 May 2021
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DADD23
Wellington, New Zealand106 contributions
Apr 2021
Clearly a landmark and a very good place for photographs this area is peaceful and offers an opportunity for a bit of a 'breather' while exploring the nearby shops and pier. It is probably best to take a car around to the light house: it is quite a long walk.
Written 21 April 2021
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Kevin
5 contributions
Dec 2020 • Friends
Great enjoyed . Will back again
Nice natural view. Sky and sea touch.
Cold breeze made me fresh after a long drive.
Written 4 January 2021
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Bridget P
Pahiatua, New Zealand121 contributions
Jan 2021 • Solo
The lighthouse is well within walking distance of the town. The views from the lighthouse are stunning and are well worth the short walk.
Written 1 January 2021
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croatianbriar
Christchurch, New Zealand80 contributions
Dec 2020
This for us was a walk in the footsteps of Mariners of old and their loved ones, those keeping watch over the many souls that the Light House would light up and guide the way home.
Written 27 December 2020
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Luvinspoonful
Rotorua, New Zealand632 contributions
Dec 2020
You can drive right up to the rescued lighthouse but if you have arrived in Akaroa by boat it’s a 5 minute walk from the village. Little bit of Banks Peninsula heritage which makes an interesting holiday snap!
Written 19 December 2020
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