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Address: Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-328 9093
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Stunning

Great place to explore if you're fit! Lots of walking up hills, but charming and stunning scenery, family and pet friendly, coastal walks, cafe's, close to Mt Herbert and Puru... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa B
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to explore if you're fit! Lots of walking up hills, but charming and stunning scenery, family and pet friendly, coastal walks, cafe's, close to Mt Herbert and Puru bay. Ferry drivers very friendly, great place for water activities.

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Thank Lisa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In case you are visiting Gondola, you should also consider going to Lyttelton harbour (you need to go across a tunnel road from Gondola stop) and from Lyttelton, take a ferry to Diamond Harbour. You will love the ferry ride with scenic views of the sea and the hills.

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Thank Biplav P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great morning at Diamond Harbour, such a stunning place to visit. We had lunch at Preserved Cook School & Eatery and the cabinet food looked delicious. Unfortunately, our choices all lacked flavour. Even the lovely looking Blueberry and cream cake and fresh muffins really lacked any flavour. Maybe ordering from the menu would have been more successful. It... More 

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Thank chickchch
Christchurch, New Zealand
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299 reviews
82 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

It’s a lovely drive over to Diamond Harbour from the city. We chose to drive over Dyers Pass but you can also access via the Lyttelton Tunnel or take a ferry across from Lyttelton itself. Gorgeous views in every direction and a good spot to sit and watch all the watercraft coming and going. It was warm and sunny on... More 

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Thank mooseandbok2006
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

A beautiful place to visit in the sun. The views are amazing and the sea is warm enough for swimming in from November - March. Stunning scenery, must visit.

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Thank masonmia
China
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311 reviews
103 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Take the ferry across, on a nice day, views and peaceful walks. Visit the shop beside the old cottage and sports ground. They have keys for the old cottage.

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Thank happysheepChina
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Took the Diamond Harbour launch across with granddaughter, walked up to the shops for a coffee for me and an ice cream for her, Superb views of Lyttelton harbour and port, walked back down to small beach then back on launch to Lyttelton. Great adventure.

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Thank Jennifer J
Christchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a wonderful day walking over the Bridle Path to Lyttelton, then down to the docks and over to Diamond Harbour on the ferry. I got Treatme deals of $13 each for return ferry and $10 to spend at Preserved Eatery. Too crowded at the cafe, but still a lovely treat. The ferry was on time and professionally run.... More 

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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Place perfect to hangout by cloudy or sunny day. Good fishing for Ray or Shark on the left of the park-harbour. People are great and friendly. Sometimes there is a concert on the main place.

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Thank Sandrine R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Diamond Harbour is a very quiet harbour, and very nice to view. close to Chch but fewer people. It is on the way to Akaroa.

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