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Akaroa Lighthouse

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“nice walk”(7 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Beach Road, Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7508
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All reviewslight housenice walkcruise ship daysnice piece of historyshort walk from the pieroriginal locationsmall entry feefocal pointquaint shopsphoto opportunitylovely photoswell worth the visitbeautiful harbourfew hoursvolunteersshipsstructure
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stunning views and a nice walk from town to the lighthouse. Pretty well kept place with a seat to sit and enjoy the views over Akaroa from.

Thank D P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting facts to be read of this relocated Lighthouse. Great subject for a photo with nice views of the harbour back towards town. Also interesting to walk around the cemetery which is across the road.

Thank beachies80a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Akaroa is a delightful town located by a beautiful harbour. Following the waterfront road, we come to an old lighthouse which has been relocated here. There is easy access and parking. The lighthouse is in great condition, but it also set on a point with...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I reached Akaroa lighthouse by few minutes walking from the cruise port terminal. Unfortunately, I wasnt able to get inside the lighthouse. Though for me the beauty of its exterior is a wonderful view already. A must see structure.

Thank ChefT1na
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our doing the peninsula mail tour, I was able to walk from the town center and visit the Akaroa light house. The original light house was first established in 1880. This lighthouse was moved from Akaroa head in 1980 by a preservation group. This...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I missed the opening times so could only see the outside and the view. Nice bike ride out here.

Thank 4h0lidays
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I have always been attracted to lighthouses as my grandfather ran the lighthouse on an island just out from Auckland, Tiritiri Matangi which is now a bird sanctuary and well worth the visit also. This one wasn't open but i loved the view and took...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Only open Sundays after 11am, so we had to wait to take the tour, but the couple who manage this were interesting and informative. Great fund to be able to actually climb up and look out across the harbour. Kids loved it. (There is a...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This gem enticed me. I wandered down through the Gardens of Tane and arrived at the lighthouse. Fortunately it was open. Welcomed in, hesitantly gazing at the stairs and fascinated by the mechanisms in front of me, I was invited to "go on up" and...More

Thank PenelopeB178
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Walked up to the light house. View from up there looking over the harbour is very beautiful. Beautiful lighthouse too

Thank barefootlouise
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