Akaroa is situated on the Banks Peninsula of the South Island of New Zealand. First settled by the French in the 19th century before the British officially claimed New Zealand. Even today you find the main streets retain their French heritage and some of the early forms of architecture.
The Bruce Waterfront Apartments have beautifully appointed apartments with full kitchen faciliites and are only 50 metres from the wharf for harbour cruises, sailing adventures and swimming with the rare Hectors dolphin. Several restaurants are within easy walking distance of the apartments.