Akaroa, our ‘Little France’, is 90 minutes scenic drive from the city of Christchurch. We will take you to Akaroa - a French inspired coastal town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury region of South Island. The most French town in New Zealand will have you engaged with its magnificent harbour views, glistening waters, historic buildings & love for fine food. Nestled in the heart of an ancient volcanic crater, the harbour of Akaroa waters is home to playful hector’s dolphins (smallest & rarest in the world), white flippered penguins, rare yellow-eyed penguins, fur seal & exquisite New Zealand’s blue pearls.
Get up close and personal at Shamarra Alpaca farm with over 130 grazing Alpacas while enjoying breathtaking views of Akaroa harbour. Get a brief insight into Alpacas history; wander through the herds of these majestic beauties, lead or hand feed them & browse through a selection of elegant & luxurious Alpaca fleece knitwear at an exclusive shop for sale.