LINKS and OTHER INFORMATION
WHERE TO STAY IN AKAROA
Chez la Mer Backpackers — is a lovely small hostel located in the beautiful seaside town of Akaroa, 1.5 hours from Christchurch. Owned by the same owners of the FOX II.
OTHER PLACES TO STAY
Akaroa is full of beautiful B&Bs and Motels. Find out more information about Akaroa online at www.akaroa.com and click on accomodation.
WHERE TO EAT
Akaroa is the food capital of the South Island with more restaurants per capita then anywhere else in New Zealand. There is a variety of restaurants. Visit www.akaroa.com and click on “dining”.
Akaroa Restaurant Guide (right click to download PDF)
HOW TO GET HERE
There are a couple of shuttle services that make daily trips to and from Akaroa:
Free: 0800 500 929 (24 hrs)
French Connection Shuttle Service
Free: 0800 800 575
Phone: +64-3-366 4556
Map of how to get here: www.chezlamer.co.nz/howtogethere.htm
ABOUT THE CANSAIL TRUST
The Fox II operates for three months out of the year (Oct.- Dec.) in Lyttelton for the CanSail Charitable Trust. Teaching young children aged 7-15 the basics of sailing. It takes out approximately 1,500 Kiwi children per year (about 60 trips) from all different schools and organizations throughout Canterbury.
The CanSail Charitable Trust was registered and established in February 1996 by a group of Christchurch business people who recognised the changing face of society and have provided more than15,000 young people with sailing experience that has reinforced team work and community pride.
The programme is funded through the generous donations from corporate and community grants. Volunteers give their time and expertise to provide a unique opportunity through fostering the culture of yachting.
If you are interested in information regarding the CanSail CharitableTrust, or donating/volunteering please contact: Penny Tattershaw -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Jack Tar Sailing Co — Jack Tar Sailing, ideal for smaller charters in Lyttelton. They offer a variety of chartered sailing trips in and around Lyttelton Harbour, one of two major harbours on Banks Peninsula, New Zealand.
LINKS and RECIPROCAL LINKS
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