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Great Garden / Bush Walk

Lovely walk through some bush with a reasonable amount of native birdlife on display. The cemetery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed R
Blenheim, New Zealand
Nice walk

If you like bush walks then you will enjoy this - nice wide paths (although there are no signs so... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Kathryn B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk through some bush with a reasonable amount of native birdlife on display. The cemetery at the top was really interesting (had to smile at the sign pointing the way for Anglicans one way Catholics and Dissenters the other!) and it was interesting to...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 17 August 2018

On the way to the lighthouse, you will see a sign pointing to the Garden of Tane. It was started back in 1874 as a reserve where many exotic species of trees were planted. In 1964 it was transformed into a garden and fitted with...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 14 July 2018

If you like bush walks then you will enjoy this - nice wide paths (although there are no signs so we went round in circles). Laughed at the "dissenters cemetery"

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Lovely bushwalk. Mostly natural bushland, it is an enjoyable walk on a nice day. It is up near the lighthouse, an easy walk from where the cruise ships tenders let you off. Also a cemetary in there which I liked to wander around.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant walk. Right next to the cemeteries which were also interesting to visit. Park near the yacht club.

Thank Yorkiekiwi
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Had a nice walk around here and ate lunch on a picnic bench with a lovely view of the harbour. Also found ourselves at the cemetery which was interesting to wander around. We didn't find the trails too difficult but they are uphill and a...More

Thank sp511
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had been visiting Akaroa off the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice and had some time before needing to get the tender back. We had visited Akaroa before nad were using geocaching to find some nooks and crannies of this really pleasant village. We walked from...More

Thank 2011travel54
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I walked on the trails here a short distance and ended up at the Angelican Cemetery. This is a beautiful old cemetery with graves going back to the 1800s. We also saw some beautiful flowers along the way. There are wonderful views...More

Thank stjohnbeachlover
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I enjoyed spending a couple of hours wandering through dense forest on well maintained trails. I did not have hiking boots or walking stick, though the walking stick might have been useful a few places. I was mostly alone. This is not a heavily trafficked...More

Thank Martha R
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is series of interlinking bush trails abundant with New Zealand native plants and trees. It is locally maintained and really worth a walk. Akaroa is a delight, but for a change from the relative busy nature of the tourist element of the village...to beyond...More

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Response from john j | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elizabeth, From the wharf, you can see the lighthouse. Straight across the road from the lighthouse is a walking track that takes you up to a couple of old cemeteries. from there, you can detour left to find Tane's... More