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Address: Governor's Bay Road | Lyttelton, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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+64 3-328 9093

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Exciting drive

We drove from CCH to Lyttelton and corsair bay it was scary and exciting drive. Me and my husband had a short walk beside the Governors bay. Had coffee and veges shopping in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Uniceshellamae M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from CCH to Lyttelton and corsair bay it was scary and exciting drive. Me and my husband had a short walk beside the Governors bay. Had coffee and veges shopping in farmers market.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a few hours here. Not very busy apart from a school group doing their thing in th shallow waters. Good sandy beach for young ones with shells and crabs. Good grassy area yo chill out on. No attractions or even an ice cream van when we went so take a picnic...

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Thank Hartshay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We used to hangout on the beach until night, swimming, waterline (slackline), painting, yoga etc.... The food truck there made on of the best fries squid of Christchurch, better than most of the local Fish&chips.

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Thank Sandrine R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great Bay for swimming and getting away from the city for a bit, follow the meandering road around from Lyttelton, enjoy the drive and the scenary

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Thank earthrites
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Corsair bay is a beautiful sheltered place to swim and take the whole family, and or friends. You can walk around the bays as well to the neighboring bays.

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Thank Leah M
New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Wow. Take the road back over the Port Hills to Christchurch - it is well worth the views and the bonus being able to gaze back over the Canterbury Plains all the way to the Southern Alps.

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Thank andybags
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Corsair Bay will always be my pick if we are to go to a beach. It's a beautiful pocket beach behind the Port Hills. There is a raft you can swim to and there is a grass area where you can have a picnic and enjoy the sun. The beach is shelly and quite small. There is a small playground... More 

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Thank Max845
Christchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was taken to Corsair Bay as a child and have fond memories. These days it's better than ever. So close to the city, with decent parking and good toilet/changing facilities you will have a nice beach experience on a hot day. There's even a pirate ship playground that's popular with kids. It's small and compact - rather English in... More 

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Thank tipsfromatraveller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is where you will find the locals. A wonderful location to chill out and relax without all of the people.

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Thank Sarah F
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Once daylight saving ends, Christchurch locals start to think of indoor activities, but surprisingly, on the first day of "standard time", a warm, almost summery day, had dozens of people out on the beaches. Both Cass & Corsair Bay are ideal for families & dogs. The walking track between the two beaches is a pleasant way to spend a morning.... More 

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