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Akaroa Cemeteries Tour

Join this tour for a memorable way to learn the history of Akaroa.

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Did you know that the Akaroa Cemeteries have been named as the No 1 Cemetery area to visit in Aotearoa/New Zealand? Did you know that the Comte de Paris Descendants Group and the Akaroa Cemeteries Group have been actively working with the Christchurch City Council to ensure this history and heritage is retained while the area is managed with respect for those buried here? Join this tour for a fun and memorable way to learn the history and life of early Akaroa and Banks Peninsula. Hear the stories directly from the graves while you overlook the beautiful Akaroa Harbour. This tour is part of the Beca Heritage Festival. Cost: $5/adult plus optional donation. This money will contribute to restoring the heritage headstones (earthquake damaged) and the building of a Memorial Entrance. Be part of contributing to the heritage of Aotearoa/New Zealand. Meeting point: Catholic Cemetery – cnr Onuku and Cemetery Rds, Akaroa Moderate fitness required. Walking shoes recommended. linda@akaroawalks.co.nz Ph: 0274100921

  • 5 New Zealand dollars
  • Akaroa

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  • Akaroa, New Zealand