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Orton Bradley Park

Marine Drive | Charteris Bay, 8033, New Zealand
+64 3-329 4730
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Picnic with friends 🌞

Fantastic day trip half an hour from Christchurch. Beautiful grounds, stream, super playground and... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Sonya Devon W
via mobile
Good spot to camp and tramp

We went here on our last day in New Zealand and walked to Big Rock. Nice escape from the big city... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Veronica V
Melbourne, Australia
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Marine Drive | Charteris Bay, 8033, New Zealand
+64 3-329 4730
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day trip half an hour from Christchurch. Beautiful grounds, stream, super playground and bike track. There are so many areas you can set up and explore. Large park like setting with toilets and camping facilities. Pack the insect spray just in case.

Thank Sonya Devon W
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We went here on our last day in New Zealand and walked to Big Rock. Nice escape from the big city of Christchurch and plenty of room to park your motor home.

1  Thank Veronica V
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for camping, day picnicking and mountain walks. It is privately owned so an entry fee per car of $10 - so don't be alarmed. Small but lush gardens, plenty of space for kids to run around with a fun mini...More

1  Thank travelsavvy2016
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Recommend driving there over Dyers Pass, then around the harbor to Orton Bradley. Scenic drive only about 45 minutes from the city center. Typical kiwi scenery. Narrow, winding roads, must take your time particularly in winter. After passing through Teddington, the road meanders through a...More

3  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A great place to park a motorhome overnight. Very quiet and peaceful with walks, hikes and streams. Facilities include shower/toilet block, some sites with power. $15 pp and $4 for power. No internet facilities but relax and enjoy the nature.

Thank ladybrr
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This park is located across the Harbour from the town of .Lyttelton. Very quiet, peaceful and tranquil. Mako's curiousity leads him to stop and smell the Roses, check out other flora and fauna, look up into the trees, the sky and clouds! We should all...More

Thank gregorynakagawa
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

$10 per car for a day trip seemed pretty fair. Walking tracks plentiful and well maintained. Great Park for kids all ages. Loads of spots to picnic in private. Lots of interesting things to see (trees/plants/birds/vintage farm machinery/old fashioned cottage/loads of bridges) 2nd time we've...More

Thank JohnNZ-UK
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Awesome spot, Orton Bradley park is really beautifull. We stayed here for one night with a camper van on a powered site. The camp ground was really quiet. The camp kitchen is good and clean. Toilets are ok, lots of fly's when we were there....More

Thank Yoare
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

We camped for 5 nights in November with a 5 & 6 year old (city kids). It was amazing and the kids got to be real kids- splashing, running, playing, exploring, bird feeding and tramping, all in a safe and wonderful environment. We were in...More

1  Thank Balmainite
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a historic spot on Banks Peninsular. You can visit for a few hours or grab a campsite and stay a week. Best of both worlds you have the park with native and exotic tree walks or the beach as well as a nice...More

1  Thank nglenjarman
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