Akaroa Nature and History Tour
Marie Haley, The Seventh Generation guide in Akaroa, has an extensive knowledge of the environment, nature and history of the area.

Akaroa Nature and History Tour

Marie Haley has an extensive knowledge of the environment, nature and history of the area. An incredible storyteller who creates a deeper understanding and an emotional connection to Akaroa and New Zealand, Marie will leave you with inspiration and hope for the future.

Marie will take you to some of the nation’s most important historic sites and nature conservation projects and tell one comprehensive story that is easy to follow.

Akaroa Nature and History Tour

Discover the scenic beauty, history, nature and culture of Akaroa in one complete comprehensive tour. Visit some of the most important historic sites such as Takapuneke, the site of the Brig Elizabeth Te Rauparaha massacre, Onuku Marae where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed and Britomart Monument, the place of the British declaration of sovereignty.

Experience fascinating natural sites like the Heritage Park that provides stunning views over Akaroa, the Wildside Project, a community-driven collaboration for predator control and the protection of native species, and the internationally renowned Hinewai Reserve. You will see, learn and experience the stories of our past, and leave with a sense of hope and inspiration for the future.

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Marie Haley

I am your guide, Marie Haley, I was born and raised on Banks Peninsula. The seventh generation direct decedent of Akaroa’s very first French settler. I grew up on the family farm following in the footsteps of my Grandfather, and his Grandfather before.