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Diamond Harbour

Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
+64 3-328 9093
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Fabulous views

The drive from Christchurch to Diamond Harbour was lovely. Super scenic, the views along the way... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Whanganui, New Zealand
via mobile
Away from it all, sea and hills

Great walking tracks, picnic areas, ferry ride to and from Lyttelton, child and dog friendly, plus... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
+64 3-328 9093
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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 15 April 2017

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

Thank lizarossie
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Ferry from Lyttleton to this beautifully peaceful area. We took a walk around the headland to discover some "awesome views", which was well worth it. Everyone we have met in New Zealand have been very friendly, this was no exception, meeting the Rotory Club walkers...More

Thank carefree2017
Reviewed 16 March 2017

You really feel that you are at the end of the world here. We enjoyed 3 days here and stayed in a lovely B&B right at the tip. It was foggy so we did not take the ferry across to Littleton Harbour but it was...More

Thank easypeasy2013
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had a stroll around the ferry wharf and nearby shops including an OK coffee. Worth the ferry ride if you come to Lyttelton.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great drive to Diamond Harbour by car or by water on the ferry - whatever you choose. The views are spectacular as are all Banks Peninsula views but the added attraction is back over to the Port of Lyttleton which is always interesting. We found...More

Thank PennyPie
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had accommodations for a 2 night stay in Diamond Harbour. The drive from Christchurch to the harbour is unbelievably beautiful. There are views of the harbour as you drive and easy pull overs to take in the beauty of the harbour. If you are...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Took ourselves over and discovered the great sundy music gig on over February. do try to go its easy going and certainly not too crowded

Thank john f
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Diamond Harbour is one of those effortlessly beautiful places. As you drive in from Christchurch over Dyer's Pass (only takes 20-30 minutes), the view changes completely every 2 minutes or so. Diamond Harbour boasts stunning views of Quail Island from every location and the drive...More

Thank CRim555
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Take the ferry from Lyttelton, climb the stairs to the left of the jetty, through the domain to the site of Godley house destroyed in the quakes but named after the leader of the Canterbury Association. There are a couple of cafes, some nice walks,...More

Thank CaptainCompass
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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