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Address: Heyders Road | Spencerville, Christchurch 8009, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)3 329 8507 (Ranger Station)
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Great place on sunny day

Nice area not too far from the beach and quite a good playground for different ages as well as a paddling pool

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Amberley, New Zealand

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33 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the beaches of NZ of absolutely stunning, this one proved to be quite dodgy. We went here during the school holidays and it was quite busy. We parked in a public parking spot for only about half an hr to walk the dogs. There was a lot of trash on the beach. Beer bottles, random discarded shoes, lots of... More 

Thank allabouttravel086
Manila, Philippines
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wide ocean of Spencer Park Beach was amazing. It was exactly what we all needed - an afternoon playing on the beach. Definitely could have spent a lot longer there. Gorgeous.

Thank traceylheppner
Amberley, New Zealand
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243 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Nice area not too far from the beach and quite a good playground for different ages as well as a paddling pool

Thank DavidGA986
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

A nice getaway on weekends or holidays. The park is quite big with playgrounds and other facilities. And you can also go for a walk towards the beach which only takes you couple of minutes!

Thank junekey88
Christchurch, New Zealand
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490 reviews
169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

So many activity choices, all beautifully maintained, so close to Christchurch. The camping, BBQ areas and all the beach activities are fantastic. A cheap and fun full day option.

Thank David T
Timaru, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Cold inside due to insufficient heating.(could do with heat pump)extra bedding would be helpful?.shower was hot but only for very short people as rose was at shoulder level.need 4wheel drive to get in and out.potholes galore.TV room .no curtains and TV didn't work .insufficient heating.fridge in unit froze everything.

Thank daew00
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This has a great fishing spot especially for surf casting, great fish catching but I think your need a permit for this as was with another family member who has a permit for here.

Thank Steph S
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Beautiful park with lots of things to do. I liked it so much and I went there a couple of times to enjoy the beach and making a bonfire by the beach which was great. Also making BBQ in this Park is fun! Their facilities are not that bad.

Thank oneonlyonline
Canmore, Canada
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Playgrounds, mini-golf, farm animals, playing fields, easy access to the beach and mountain biking trails ... this is a great place to spend the day. But bring your lunch - the cafeteria leaves a lot to be desired!

1 Thank revykiwis
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Lovely laid back park and picnic area which is within walking distance to the beach. BBQ's available, adventure playground, paddling area for children, flying fox and miniature golf etc PLenty of room for games to be played, and walking and biking tracks available for all the family.

1 Thank jack o

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