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Saturday farmer’s market

It’s an eclectic mix here, and well worth a meandering visit for an hour or so. A couple of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
matthew l
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
A quaint beautiful town

I enjoyed driving down into this quaint beautiful harbour town. There were a number of coffee... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely trip over the hill or through the tunnel. Good bus service or to and from the city. Has one street with a collection of cafes and shops. You can catch the ferry to Diamond Harbour about 7 minutes on the boat $10 return.

Thank Carole G
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place could be full of boutique shops. not really worth driving there to see a bakery and a pie shop.

Thank Tanya C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s an eclectic mix here, and well worth a meandering visit for an hour or so. A couple of interesting craft shop come tourist shops. Go to coffee culture rather than the Lyttleton coffee company (look at the reviews).

Thank matthew l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed driving down into this quaint beautiful harbour town. There were a number of coffee places to visit and old buildings lined the streets.

Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We drove to Lyttelton on a Saturday as my father in law thought you could drive up to the top of the Christchurch gondola from there (apparently you used to be able to do that but the road doesn't go all the way to the...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Pretty little harbour side spot with fantastic farmer's markets on Saturday's. Definitely check them out if you are in the area as there are heaps of beautiful products, and produce available. The vibe was fantastic with buskers, and dancers who brightened up a cold winter's...More

Thank Wanderlust_Glow
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Lots of quirky restaurants and bars. Try the Porthole. A bar in a shipping container. Busy port and a new marina. Take the ferry to Diamond Hbr and back.

Thank DR_NZ2000
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth checking this place out - so quirky!! Also a few swimming spots around this area with small beaches!! Also a few walks you can do!! Definitely recommend

Thank Watchmerateyou
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Visited on Wednesday 23rd May. We like the feel of Lyttelton with its amazing views of the harbour and port area. Just a pity so much was destroyed in the earthquake and yet to be rebuilt.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

What a stunning view of Lyttelton one gets when we drive up some of the hilly streets in town. Magical. Very quaint and breathtaking. Definitely a place to visit when in Christchurch by travelling through the tunnel and coming back via the Port Hills. The...More

Thank a1job
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