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Welcome to Chez la Mer Backpackers !
Only an hour and fifteen minutes from Christchurch, you can discover the beauty of the Banks Peninsula while staying in the heart of historic Akaroa.
- Relax in our tranquil, private garden or choose from over 15 scenic walks/tracks around Akaroa.
- Ask us for information on swimming or kayaking with Hector dolphins.
- Borrow one of our mountain bikes and ride to the nearby Maori village of Onuku, with its breathtaking views of the harbour and historic church and Marae.
- Spend an afternoon fishing (with one of our free rods).
- Visit any of the nearby secluded swimming/surfing beaches.
- Join Roy for specially priced sailing trips aboard the Fox II in Akaroa Harbour.
- Have a cuddle and a play with Pongo our very friendly Bernese Mountain Dog.
- Enjoy your laptop with our FREE WiFi.
We think you’ll find one night in this paradise won’t be enough!