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Lovely Drive

It's so nice to wander around the head of the Lytellton Harbour to Diamond Harbour, where you are... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
milliesmum2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Went on the ferry from Lyttelton, a steep hill to climb and had good coffee whilst watching the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
highsideinn
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

It's so nice to wander around the head of the Lytellton Harbour to Diamond Harbour, where you are beautifully sheltered from the ghastly ChCh easterly wind. A lovely place for lunch in a garden with a view is Godley House. This is a very old...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Went on the ferry from Lyttelton, a steep hill to climb and had good coffee whilst watching the harbour. This was the sunny size of the harbour, beautiful!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank highsideinn
Reviewed 11 October 2018

You can catch the ferry from Lyttleton $10 return. Ferries run on the hour to and from. When you arrive at Diamond Harbour via ferry there is average hill walk up to the Village, there are walks you can do in this area if feeling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carole G
Reviewed 30 September 2018

It takes sometime to reach this harbour but is worthed: secluded haven with beautiful views over the river, the Lyttleton village and the surrounding forests.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paherranz
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

An interesting drive and beautiful scenery of a special series of places. Thoroughly enjoyable natural splendour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Visited on Wednesday 23rd May. One of the many places to stop and have a look at the harbour whilst driving between Lyttelton and Governor's Bay.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Best to go on a Sunny day if possible. Lovely spot, ferry ride very quick but maybe a bit overpriced. Decent walk to the top where you can have a bit to eat and a bevvy. Great little spot

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank michtucker
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Just a 10 minute ferry ride from Lyttelton (and free for NZ Gold Card holders!) Diamond Harbour is a pleasant diversion from the city traffic. Limited food offerings so a picnic might be recommended. There is a pleasant coastal walk to Purau if you have...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We took this trip on the lack Cat ferry from Lyttleton to Diamond Harbour on a nice warm, sunny day with the intention of having lunch at the cafe upon the hill above the jetty in Diamond Harbour. Lunch was a failure – nothing much...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Well worth the drive out from Christchurch or get the ferry from Lyttleton. Purau, just a little further on offers a peaceful relaxing place to picnic and swim.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rolandstuart
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It is a steep 20 min walk on a good road surface. Fit oldies ok but if slow or infirm not so easy
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