Day 3: Day Trip to Akaroa French Village + Harbour Cruise December 20th 2011 I went through the "Akaroa vs Kaikoura" dillemma. Both are famous for a cruise day trip out of Christchurch. After I accept the fact that I'm prone to sea sick, I ruled out whale watching in Kaikoura. And without the whale factor, plus looked at how pretty Banks Peninsula looks like, Akaroa won me over.
Went with Akaroa French shuttle (45 NZD return) which was superb and I found it value for ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Akaroa The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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