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Diamond Harbour

Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
+64 3-328 9093
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Day out with 3 generations !

We lived at Diamond Harbour for 3 years a while back, and most days we drove the long and winding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A beautiful and quaint place to visit

Although there are winding roads or a boat ride across a bay to get there, it's worth taking the... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“ferry ride” (7 reviews)
“small ferry” (3 reviews)
Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
+64 3-328 9093
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We lived at Diamond Harbour for 3 years a while back, and most days we drove the long and winding road of 220 corners to ChCh. So it was a trip down memory lane to return with our adult daughter, son in law and grandsons....More

Thank ChChKiwi
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Although there are winding roads or a boat ride across a bay to get there, it's worth taking the time. There are a few walking tracks that start there, places to eat and historic places like the Stoddart Cottage to visit.

1  Thank training1029
Reviewed 8 December 2017

As a day trip from Christchurch, this is a an excellent option. An easy drive or the no 28 bus leaves every 30 minutes from ChCh central, ends at Norwich Quay where you wiggle your way around some temporary fencing to the dock for the...More

1  Thank degreesbelowzero_36
Reviewed 25 November 2017

If you ever want to feel what Creece feels like head here on a hot Summer day. Sheltered bays, warm sun, warmer and deep waters than CHCH and great swimming and F&B this is the place we love. Go sailing, windsuring and enjoy DEEP water!...More

1  Thank SeventhDayEdenChurch
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We visitede Diamond Harbour via the ferry from Lyttleton. The pace here is a slower one than over the water in CHCH, and it is s great place to unwind and relax.

Thank mekydro
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Tucked away across the bay from busy Christchurch, this little village feels as if it is miles away, yet only half an hour by car, even quicker by the ferry. It offers something for everyone, places to eat, numerous walking tracks and a nearby golf...More

1  Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely drive from Christchurch around to Diamond Harbour! It was a lovely day so we decided to catch the small ferry over to Lyttelton to have lunch. Cost was $13 for a return trip. Lovely little place and they have many good walks to do...More

Thank Daniellegracie
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love too the Diamond Harbour wharf on a nice day, a lot of of nice fish an be caught when SurfCasting of the wharf including: Red Cod, Skate, Kahawai, Blue Moki and unfortunately Lots of dogfish. There is Rod Holders at the end of...More

2  Thank xsharknzhuntfish
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The drive from Christchurch to Diamond Harbour was lovely. Super scenic, the views along the way were breath taking!! Once we arrived at Diamond Harbour, the kids & I went on the walking tracks and the view from the top was epically stunning!! We didnt...More

Thank NaomiBogileka
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great walking tracks, picnic areas, ferry ride to and from Lyttelton, child and dog friendly, plus scenic drive from Christchurch.

Thank lizarossie
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7 May 2015|
Response from Hartshay | Reviewed this property |
It is a steep 20 min walk on a good road surface. Fit oldies ok but if slow or infirm not so easy