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What’s open in Akaroa this Christmas Day

Akaroa Christmas Day


The Akaroa Visitor Centre wharf cabin will be open from 8am until 3pm.


  • New Zealand Inspired (10.00am-5.00pm)
  • Fire & Ice
  • Pot Pourri (10.00am-5.00pm)
  • Mr Whippy Truck
  • Ma Cherie (9.00am-5.30pm)
  • Studio 67(9.00am-5.30pm)
  • Faultline Gallery (9.30am – 4.30pm)
  • The Akaroa Supply Store (10.00am-4.00pm)
  • The Koru Gallery (9.30am-5.00pm)
  • The Weighbridge (10.00am-4.00pm)
  • Woolshed Gallery
  • Woolworx
  • Beach Road (9.00-4.00pm)
  • Akaroa Chemist (10.00am-3.00pm)
  • The Akaroa Blue Pearl Gallery
  • Black Cat Beach Road Shop
  • Hetties


  • The Giants House (1.00pm-4.00pm)
  • Shamarra Alpacas-Tour leaving Akaroa at 12.30pm. 2 hour long trip. Can take 6 persons. Doing own pick up from wharf
  • Black Cat Cruises- Both the Akaroa Harbour Cruise and Swimming with Dolphins operatingCruise 9am (Charter), 11am, 1.30pm. Christmas day prices: $85 Adults and $30 Children.

    Swimming with Dolphins 9am, 12pm and 2pm. Christmas day prices apply.

  • Akaroa Jet-4 trips, at 11.30am, 1pm, 2.15pm, 3.30pm. 1 hour long trips. $64 for adults. $34 for children. Can take 18 persons per trip
  • A Class Sailing-2 tours. 2.5 hour tour. $75pp. No children under 12. 10.30am tour (10.15 boarding). 1.30pm tour (1.15 boarding). 20 spaces per trip
  • Fox 2 Sailing-10.30am & 1.30pm tour. $70 per adult, $30 per child. Can take 30 per trip.
  • Akaroa Shuttle-10.30 am bus service from Akaroa to Christchurch, return at 3 pm. Akaroa arrival; 4.30pm  37 seats available). 1 hour tours- 9.30 am, 11am, 12.30 pm & 2 pm. $25pp per tour. The tour goes up to the Summit Road, Robinsons Bay and then back to Akaroa
  • A Classic Ride- Honda Goldwing & Sidecar tours


  • The Trading Rooms
  • Trubys (10.00am-5.00pm)
  • Bully Hayes (9.00am-4.00pm)
  • La Thai (11.30am-3.00pm)
  • Akaroa Fish & Chips (11am-4.00pm)
  • Butchery BBQ
  • Grand Hotel (12pm-4.30pm)



  • L’Escargot Rouge
  • L’hotel
  • Hill Top Tavern
  • Vangionis
  • Akaroa Bakery
  • The Stables
  • The Little Bistro
  • Maderia
  • Nikau Café
  • Ma Maison Restaurant & Bar


  • 4 Square
  • BNZ Bank
  • Lava Gallery
  • Akaroa Butchery
  • Ca Bouge
  • The Peninsula General Store
  • Ula


  • Okains Bay Museum
  • Akaroa Fishing & Dive Charters
  • Akaroa Museum
  • Akaroa Cooking School


  • Selwyn Shuttle
  • Cityline
  • Discovery Travel
  • Hassle Free Tours Double Decker bus
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