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Address: Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
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Take the ferry from Lyttelton, climb the stairs to the left of the jetty, through the domain to the site of Godley house destroyed in the quakes but named after the leader of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take the ferry from Lyttelton, climb the stairs to the left of the jetty, through the domain to the site of Godley house destroyed in the quakes but named after the leader of the Canterbury Association. There are a couple of cafes, some nice walks, and ask there if you can visit Stoddarts' cottage.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short hop from Lylleton Harbour on the ferry this is great famly outing and place to enjoy some of the bst eating places in Chritchurch. No matter what the mood a super place to chill out!

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Thank Alexander M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Starting with ferry ride where dolphins can sometimes be spotted this is a gentle half day out. Steep climb up the hill may be tiring for toddlers but you do get to wander a quiet scenic area. Not too much going on in this commuter suburb so a quiet time wandering is the norm.

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Thank Hartshay
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place to explore if you're fit! Lots of walking up hills, but charming and stunning scenery, family and pet friendly, coastal walks, cafe's, close to Mt Herbert and Puru bay. Ferry drivers very friendly, great place for water activities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

In case you are visiting Gondola, you should also consider going to Lyttelton harbour (you need to go across a tunnel road from Gondola stop) and from Lyttelton, take a ferry to Diamond Harbour. You will love the ferry ride with scenic views of the sea and the hills.

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Thank Biplav P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Had a great morning at Diamond Harbour, such a stunning place to visit. We had lunch at Preserved Cook School & Eatery and the cabinet food looked delicious. Unfortunately, our choices all lacked flavour. Even the lovely looking Blueberry and cream cake and fresh muffins really lacked any flavour. Maybe ordering from the menu would have been more successful. It... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

It’s a lovely drive over to Diamond Harbour from the city. We chose to drive over Dyers Pass but you can also access via the Lyttelton Tunnel or take a ferry across from Lyttelton itself. Gorgeous views in every direction and a good spot to sit and watch all the watercraft coming and going. It was warm and sunny on... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

A beautiful place to visit in the sun. The views are amazing and the sea is warm enough for swimming in from November - March. Stunning scenery, must visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Take the ferry across, on a nice day, views and peaceful walks. Visit the shop beside the old cottage and sports ground. They have keys for the old cottage.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Took the Diamond Harbour launch across with granddaughter, walked up to the shops for a coffee for me and an ice cream for her, Superb views of Lyttelton harbour and port, walked back down to small beach then back on launch to Lyttelton. Great adventure.

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