Hinewai Reserve, Akaroa

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Hinewai Reserve is located in Akaroa. Take a look at our Akaroa tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Hinewai Reserve and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • April 23, 2017
    A beautiful piece of land that was allowed, obviously with some help,to return to its original state. A lot of native trees and shrubs were replanted and it has some very nice walks, some quite steep....  more »
  • April 2, 2017
    As a regular visitor to Hinewai, I love to see the remarkable evidence of regeneration of the native forest cover of Banks Peninsula after nearly 200 years of destruction.  more »
  • February 19, 2017
    Really lovely walking tracks. Everything is well signposted and there are informative signs along the tracks. We went when there was some low cloud. We ended up so high we were fully clouded over. Def...  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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