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A Car ride!

A cute/quaint area. Not sure of reason for the name but something else to explore whilst in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rodney B
Very nice coastal walk

I'm s sucker for a good coastal walk and this one definitely met my criteria as you are walking up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Taylors Mistake Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-379 4082
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A cute/quaint area. Not sure of reason for the name but something else to explore whilst in Christchurch.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm s sucker for a good coastal walk and this one definitely met my criteria as you are walking up above the ocean all way round. This means it is exposed all way too so take account of rain gear / sunscreen depending on weather....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 1 week ago

The road leading to Taylors Mistake is a nightmare, narrow, winding and difficult in parts when other drivers don't keep to there side of the road. However the beach and facilities are excellent

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank traveller220949
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just beyond Sumner beach and backed by the Port Hills, this is a little gem of a beach. Parking is available very close to the beach. This is a quiet area where surfers revelled in good breakers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bilbo15
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Good path to walk, the view is beautiful and it wasn’t too hard of a track. The weather today was good nice sunny day and overall I enjoyed looking down seeing the view it was just remarkable :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 842nessat
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A little bit off the beaten track, but a couple of nice walks from here round the headland. It was cold rainy and wet when we visited, but I think on a sunny day it could be a special place to be.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank matthewl20
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Really cool coastal walk from Sumner to Taylors Mistake. A lot of ups and downs but absolutely worth it. Beautiful views along the walk, beautiful beach at the end. Takes about 30-45 mins one way depending on your fitness!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank josiecolclough
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Walk this track every now and then , its great for all levels of fitness , go as far as you want but the views at the end are pretty amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rhonda365
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This walk is not too strenuous, great for those of variable fitness levels. We want on a nice fine day so no issues with boggy, muddy ground. Took us around 3.5hrs to walk Taylors Mistake/Boulder Bay/Godley Heads return although we did stop at the top...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 18 July 2018

It's a little muddy after rain and better have adequate footwear (not my trainers) - it was a beautiful walk from Godley Head back to Sumner, and on a sunny day almost all of it was spent in the sun! Suncream recommended if that is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Daring2Go | Reviewed this property |
Taylor’s Mistake beach area has a good parking area, with toilets.