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Diamond Harbour

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Address: Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)3 328 9093
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Perfect day trip out visiting Diamond Harbour, lots of great areas to walk around and the views are fairly great

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Christchurch, New Zealand

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Perfect day trip out visiting Diamond Harbour, lots of great areas to walk around and the views are fairly great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This a real sleepy hollow and an easy place to miss out on seeing. A great way to see it is to take the ferry over from Lyttelton and enjoy the views of the harbour on the way over.

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Otago Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great place to picnic or wake up to the dawn chorus of wild birds. Great toilets and huge picnic table, well kept grassy areas. Great views.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Taking the ferry over from Lyttelton (which takes Christchurch public transport cards) and wandering around Diamond Harbour is a delight. A few nice wee cafes, good picnicking spots, and a safe beach.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Took the ferry from Lyttleton to Diamond Habour in the morning. It was $12.40 per adult return. You then walk to where Godley house once was. There are 2 places to eat. We enjoyed a tasty lunch in Chalfont café and bar, it has a very good menu. The other place was too hot to sit in as it was... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

While visiting Christchurch, please take the time to visit Diamond Harbour, you will not regret it. Catch the regular bus service from the Christchurch Central bus depot to Lyttleton. Once there, have a good look around this very old shipping port & you will find it is full of very interesting history, like Sir Robert Falcon Scott who sailed from... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The ferry across from Lyttelton is an experience in itself. take your bikes onboard then cycle on back to Lyttelton. The two cafes in Diamond Harbour both offer tasty foods and staff are very caring of the older folk we took on an outing. Every so often there is a local market on the old Godley House site - the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Diamond Harbour is on the Banks Peninsula about 45 minutes from Christchurch. I had been previously with my husband but drove there recently with my daughter & enjoyed the drive just as much on this occasion. The jetty is cordoned off but you can park the car and have a short walk around the harbour-side. There is a super cafe... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Beautiful drive to Diamond Habour with one turn after another bringing up lovely coastline views. LOTS of road works and sometimes very lengthy delays. The village itself was quaint but nothing special to see. The gardens were pretty but again nothing outstanding. A good place to go for a Sunday Drive for an ice cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We took the bus to Lyttleton and the ferry to Diamond Harbour. There are a variety of walks signposted and we walked down to the beach and the up through the wood to the road. Lovely cafe, sat on a sofa and watched the world go by. Very relaxing friendly place.

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Address: Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)3 328 9093
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch

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