Things to do Akaroa has something for everyone. Choose from visiting the wineries, the cheese factory, hiking, playing golf, kayaking, shopping, visiting gardens, the cheese factory, the many bays and beaches, cruising the harbour and much much more. The Banks Peninsula's wide selection of restaurants, cafes and wineries will bring you some of the best locally sourced New Zealand produce. The stunning scenery, great weather, and the long list of things to do while you are here make Akaroa the ideal spot for the short or long-term stay. For all your activities in Akaroa visit the Akaroa Adventure centre www.akaroa.com/activities akaroa-adventure-centre.