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Stopped here on our way from Lyttelton to Governor's Bay. A beautiful spot to go for a walk and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Caloundra, Australia

The romantically named Corsair Bay is a pretty little settlement just out of Lytellton. There's a... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Governor's Bay Road | Near Lyttelton, Christchurch 8082, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Stopped here on our way from Lyttelton to Governor's Bay. A beautiful spot to go for a walk and check out some amazing views.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The romantically named Corsair Bay is a pretty little settlement just out of Lytellton. There's a lovely beach - a bit of a downhill walk - with parking attached. Complete with a pontoon to swim to, its a very popular CHCH swimming spot and it's...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank milliesmum2016
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank linnyc1981
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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Zucoto
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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank SD2606
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Atefeh V
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Racheenz
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank rachel6062017
Reviewed 22 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank happysheepChina
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Adrianhamill
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Anton A
23 February 2017|
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.