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“Little Port with Big Character”
Review of Lyttelton Harbour

Lyttelton Harbour
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Love in the Air
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Stopped here on the way to Christchurch. Great little port, nice views of thousands of logs being shipped off as well as a little town on the hill. Good place to have a rest stop.

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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Visited wuth Shaw Saville in the early 70,s Great port, friendly people and a great run up the road.

Thank Wommet
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Nice views from the Summit Road. Great cafes, restaurants and pubs at Lyttelton and Governors Bay. Take a ferry to Diamond Harbour and walk around this quiet little village. A friendly local might offer to give you a lift up the steep hill from the wharf.

Thank ML_GL
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Beautiful views. A small beach where you can swim or kayak. Have a drink in Port Hole a little shipping container made into a pub.

Thank Mzteeree
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

Unfortunately Lyttelton township itself was badly damaged during the Canterbury earthquakes and there is little to see here, however the jewel in the crown of Lyttelton harbour is surely Diamond Harbour.
A pleasant 20 minute drive from the exit of the road tunnel ( turn right) or catch the ferry across from the port ( 5 minute ride) takes you to this unspoiled paradise. Pack a picnic lunch or visit the cafe in the township, take a walk around the edge of the clifftop with outstanding views of the harbour, fish off the wharf or simply relax in the peaceful surroundings. A day trip not to be missed.

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