Akaroa is a small town located near St. Helens and Stieglitz in the Break O'Day local government area 482 km from Melbourne. This area features all kinds of things to do from your Akaroa accommodation, from seeing the local water falls to checking out old mining areas, and from game fishing to surfing. You have tons of options available that you can access with ease from your rental home. When you want to get away from it all, Akaroa is a great place to do so.
With Akaroa holiday rentals, you can stay in a great home that puts you right in the midst of this small town paradise. With access to amenities in nearby St. Helens, tons of beaches a short drive away and plenty of seclusion in the middle of eucalyptus covered hills. With tons of game fishing and access to beaches for every purpose within an easy distance, you can choose to lay back, choose to go out for a calm kayaking trip or try your hand at surfing in some of Tasmania's loveliest waters.
What Should You See And Do?
From the base of your East Coast accommodation, you can take hikes through all manner of areas. Travel to Steiglitz and visit the historic park or wander through endless trails along the peninsula. You can also check out the Parnella Heights Rec Reserve. You can even take the Elephant Pass near St. Mary's and travel a road that was built by convicts in the 1800s. Or you can have a picnic in the Bayview Picnic Area right in Akaroa. From Akaroa, you're a very short trip from a number of beaches that allow you to either experience the relative calm of Georges Bay or the rougher Tasman Sea.
Top Local Attractions
Traveling to the nearby mid-size town of St. Helens opens up a lot of fun options for you. For starters, you can have a great day on or near the water at O'Connors Beach. As well, you can do a lot of fishing in what is well-known as the game fishing capital of Tasmania. St. Helens hosts an annual Game Fishing Classic for a reason. As well, there is a lot to see if you enjoy scuba diving because of the large number of kelp forests and the caves underwater. If you enjoy history, travel to Binalong Bay and check out Eddystone Point and one of the oldest lighthouses still in operation in the area. If you love waterfalls, you should definitely check out St. Columbia Falls, which are the highest in the entire state.
From the base of an Akaroa rental home, you can live the way a local does and enjoy the area like you're just taking a series of day trips. Far from the stresses of a stereotypical holiday, this is your chance to live the small town lifestyle and get away from it all. You can just about see it all from a rental home.