Close to Christchurch with options of Lyttelton and Akaroa, worth exploring this area, and the scenery
About Banks Peninsula
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A must visit area of the South Island, with many places of natural beauty. Governors Bay hotel, She cafe, Hilltop cafe, Akaroa's mosaic sculptures in The Giants Garden, Akaroa harbour tours, Okains Bay museum, Little River and the many bays and beaches are some of...More
Banks Peninsula is perfect for spending a day or even a weekend hiking or cycling. There a heaps of different paths over the whole peninsula.
I am fortunate to live only an hour's drive from Bank's peninsula and visit regularly at the weekend for time out and relaxation. Every time we go we find a different bay to explore or hill to climb. Akaroa provides plenty of quality dining choices...More
An absolutely lovely area with stunning views and is definetely a must see if nearby. We took a trip out from Christchurch and spent a few hours in Akoroa. A small town with a strong French connection. A great place to relax, take a stroll...More
Wonderful day trip to Akaroa with is about 1 hr drive from Christchurch City. It was recommended by the Hotel host. We are luck to have a rental car, so we take our own sweet time to stops at Little River (The cafe), Hill Top...More