Hinewai Reserve, Akaroa

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Hinewai Reserve is located in Akaroa. With our online itinerary creator, Akaroa attractions like Hinewai Reserve can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The views and mutliple walking trails on this side are just stunning. Can easily drive to see all the sights and then take in some hikes as you want to. Fantail waterfall hike is a nice easy 30 mins w...  more »
  • Good, very steep walking back up, great waterfalls bring some hiking shoes if you want to follow the river otherwise bare feet on the trails is fine. Privately owned so grateful to the owner, cheers.  more »
  • The reserve is privately owned and is much different than your typical DOC area. The signs are all handmade with a touch of humor, the track is maintained but in a very rustic way, and the hike is a b...  more »

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Akaroa has a decent number of accommodations available for its visitors, including many motels, apartments, and hostels located close to the water. French-themed bed and breakfasts nicely complement the local ambience, while luxury resorts and retreats offer an indulgent option when booked in advance. Farther from the center, you'll find RV parks and, on the roads leading out of the town, a few motels.
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