Akaroa French Connection

Travel by luxury coach to the charming and historic Akaroa Village. Akaroa is New Zealand's only French settlement and still enjoys a distinct French charm.


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Akaroa French connection tour departs from the Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch at 9.00am. A full commentary of local and historic information is provided throughout the journey. We make stops at Birdlings Flat (A rugged stony beach with spectacular sea cliffs) Little River (historic Railway station and craft shop) The Hilltop Tavern - 470m above sea level (Cafe/Bar with Panoramic views across the Akaroa Harbour Bays) and on the return journey we make a stop at the Barry's Bay Cheeses Factory for cheese tasting. The coach arrives in Akaroa at approx 11.15am.

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The return journey leaves Akaroa for the return to Christchurch at 4.00pm which give you plenty of time to enjoy all the things that Akaroa has to offer.


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Physical address

Akaroa French Connection, 47A Riccarton Road, Christchurch, Christchurch, Christchurch - Canterbury, 8440, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
7am-10pm, 7 days except Christmas Day
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
15 minutes from the Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
5 minutes
Proximity to town:
Central City

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $50.00
(12 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Student/Senior $45
Further pricing information:
Payment terms operate on a Non Refundable booking system and are divided into the following fare types: Adult, Child, Student and Senior. Passengers may amend bookings prior to travel. An amendment is a change in travel date, stop or service. The amount of refund is determined by the fare type purchased and the time prior to departure that the amendment is made.

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