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Beach Road, Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand
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All reviews light house nice walk cruise ship days nice piece of history short walk from the pier original location small entry fee focal point quaint shops photo opportunity lovely photos well worth the visit beautiful harbour volunteers ships structure mechanism
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Reviewed yesterday

At a very reasonable price I was able to see all the parts of the lighthouse. Very good explanations from the people on site a very interesting place to visit. Great views from near the top.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff that were present at the lighthouse were very informative and friendly. C is fascinated by clocks. The light movement is based on the same principle as a grandfather clock. The staff gave C the opportunity to wind it up. He enjoyed the experience....More

Thank richclift
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it wasn't possible to go inside the lighthouse, it is pretty to look at! Just a short walk /drive from the main shopping street.

Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our cruise ship visited the cute little town on a Saturday. Instead of quickly driving to Christchurch, why not stick around. Rumor has it, that what many people from Christchurch does! They do a day trip and visit the farmers from 9-1 on Saturdays. There...More

Thank 58randyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lighthouse has been moved from its original spot closer to the town when it was no longer in use. The locals have taken great care of it. It is open on Sundays and cruise ship days.

Thank 709TAM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A pleasant 10 minute walk from the town centre to here. You can look around and read a little bit about it, but there is no access in. However, also a very nice quiet spot to sit and look at the harbour.

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A very pretty lighthouse strategically placed where most visitors to Akaroamcan see it. The lighthouse was shifted to the current position. It is well preserved. The lighthouse is locked so it is not possible to enter it. Lovely to visit.

Thank Gill H
Reviewed 14 September 2018 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 854DP
Reviewed 7 September 2018

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.

1  Thank beachies80a
Reviewed 6 September 2018

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
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