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Corsair Bay

Governor's Bay Road | Near Lyttelton, Christchurch 8082, New Zealand
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A beautiful stop

A beautiful view and place to stop on the drive. Children walked down small path and can imagine a... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
linnyc1981
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Yass, Australia
Sometimes just too popular

We love Corsair for a family picnic tea. The water is sometimes warm enough for adults and... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Zucoto
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Governor's Bay Road | Near Lyttelton, Christchurch 8082, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A beautiful view and place to stop on the drive. Children walked down small path and can imagine a beautiful place to swim in summer.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We love Corsair for a family picnic tea. The water is sometimes warm enough for adults and children seem to jump in regardless of the temperature. On a hot summer evening however, lots of other people have the same idea. It is better to go...More

Thank Zucoto
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This would be my favourite beach in Christchurch for the only reason that it is so sheltered that the waters are so calm and waves never seem to visit. It therefore is perfect for young families or those that don't like waves or an onshore...More

Thank SD2606
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It's a beautiful calm bay, you can also swim here. not too windy, nice weather, nice 20min walk to the next bay. So lovely.

Thank Atefeh V
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Corsair Bay was amazing, such a sheltered little spot. Hidden down a wee pathway. Love that it has a grass area and sand area available.

Thank Racheenz
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little bay. Nice walking track suitable for little ones to do. Perfect place for a picnic and a swim.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Around from Lyttleton, and a good swimming beach, the water is cold, and gradually gets deeper, bring a wetsuit

Thank happysheepChina
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Littleton harbor is beautiful corsair bay is protected from all winds except a southerly has lots of swimmers. Cold in the winter, looses sun early. Regularly has Hector dolphins if you he'd out a little further in kayak.

Thank Adrianhamill
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I go here all the time as it's a great swimming spot - gets pretty crowded in summer though. New food truck in car park too for ice creams and drinks etc. But please take your rubbish away with you!

Thank HellieNZ
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Corsair Bay is a wee gem, especially in week days, when only a few locals are there. Lovely beach surrounded by beautiful trees and scenery. It was my haven when I lived over that way. In the weekend it can be crowded but it is...More

Thank nevslife
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Anton A
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Response from nevslife | Reviewed this property |
The Council closes gates after 8.30 pm, so no worries. Just check times as enter the parking area first.
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