Maison de la Mer

1 Rue Benoit, Akaroa, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7520, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Akaroa

Bored and Beautiful

A travel blog entry by smythadventures on May 05, 2014

1 comment, 57 photos

... stunning. It was so nice to have a full kitchen to cook proper meals, and cookies! Through Ann, we were connected with Tim and Heidi at French Peaks winery just a 15 minute drive from the house. We can actually see the vineyard from the living room. While Tim didn't have much work for us, we were able to work the tasting room one day, and help out taking down nets from the vineyard. Mostly we jut enjoyed the company and food with our ...

Music - for the fun of it!

A travel blog entry by journeyer on Feb 11, 2014

36 photos

... on my part, I ask if he’s Noel and with his quiet positive nod, I explain how David Sutton had suggested we come by. And so a few minutes transformed into several hours – Noel showed us his irrigation system, his six string steel guitar came out, Harvey’s ipad with music came out, Noel’s wife Val came in and her double base came out of its case – and music by Harvey, Noel and Val filled the porch. So much fun. ...

Today we drove to Akaroa

A travel blog entry by russandbeth on Feb 01, 2014

21 photos

... have mastered the art of Zigzaggery with many interesting elbow bends along the way. We could only imagine how much windier the Scenic Route was.
And there we were, crawling along in the misty rain with low clouds hanging, just through one nasty bend and approaching the next when lo and behold, 2 cyclists appeared ahead of us.

Tomorrow we have booked a harbour cruise in the morning and the weather forecast is for improved ...

"We're sleeping in the boat yard!"

A travel blog entry by twoinatent on Jan 22, 2014

45 photos

... Tekapo.

Lake Tekapo had been our planned destination today, with a walk up Mt John. However the rain and clouds had set in and the weather forecast was poor for the following day, and so we decided to continue driving without a destination finalized or any accommodation for the night booked. We passed through Twizel Town and drove around just because Chris was amused by the name. Sadly there is not much to do in Twizel, apart from looking at the ...

Lots of things covered

A travel blog entry by misscasey on Jan 16, 2014

Spent today out and about all day. First stop was the RE:Start mall for coffee and breakfast then I took the tram down to the Botanic Gardens. I spent a good 2 hours wandering around the gardens, taking photos. Even got a few pics of the famous Silver Fern. After wandering the gardens, I had a wander through the Canterbury Museum. Man, has that place got heaps in it! It has so many different collections I have a feeling that I forgot some. I did get to see ...

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This hotel, located on 1 Rue Benoit, Akaroa, is near Linton of Akaroa The Artists Garden, Swim with Dolphins Akaroa, Akaroa Dolphins, and Akaroa Harbour Cruises.
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