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Lyttelton

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Sh74, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Quaint spot

Bus from Christchurch cheap to get you across to Lyttleton, small busy little place, with an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michtucker
Personally, I really like Lyttelton

We went there about four times and I love the feel of the place. Easiest way of reviewing is to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
chiangmaicharlies
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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“port town” (7 reviews)
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Sh74, Christchurch, New Zealand
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"working port"
in 13 reviews
"saturday market"
in 9 reviews
"port town"
in 7 reviews
"diamond harbour"
in 9 reviews
"cute small town"
in 2 reviews
"sweet treats"
in 2 reviews
"seaside village"
in 3 reviews
"governors bay"
in 5 reviews
"fish and chip shop"
in 2 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 3 reviews
"great coffee"
in 5 reviews
"quail island"
in 3 reviews
"starting point"
in 2 reviews
"worth a trip"
in 2 reviews
"earthquake damage"
in 4 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bus from Christchurch cheap to get you across to Lyttleton, small busy little place, with an awesome bakery, so I'm told. Bakery sells out quite fast with delicious foods and then closes for the day. A couple of nice looking pubs if you have the...More

Thank michtucker
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We went there about four times and I love the feel of the place. Easiest way of reviewing is to list what I like: General harbour views, particularly at sunset and night. Variety of buildings as you drive round the town. Fishermans Wharf is a...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

So this was accessible by the bus line, which I highly recommend by the way, and I enjoyed seeing it, but it was a bit more industrial than anticipated. There are a couple of streets that are fun shopping. It was rainy and kind of...More

Thank Ali C
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Best time to visit is Saturday when the market is on apart from that it is a sleepy hollow. It is a Port town with no access anymore to the harbor. Great views from the cafes over a coffee, which also give good meals.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

An interesting drive from Christchurch with the family to see the ships and waters edge. Worth the drive.

Thank linnyc1981
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Lyttleton is a town primarily there because of the port and most of the surrounding buildings and shops relate to the port while some obviously cater for the local people who stay there. It has several empty patches of land which probably relate to buildings...More

Thank 13out
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Lyttel Inn in Lyttelton was our first stop on our NZ holiday. We had specifically enquired about parking before we booked and were informed that there would be a car space out the front for us. Unfortunately no one informed the two builders to leave...More

Thank Pat339
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

... turn right off Dyers Pass Rd - in front of Sign of The Kiwi - & travel a short distance, pull over on shoulder (carefully!) for a great view of the entire inlet & Lyttelton Harbour. A bit further along road is a good...More

Thank planetogra
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Lyttelton took a major hit during the 2011 earthquake. The main street is rather depressing. Lots of vacant plots where buildings were demolished. Before the earthquake there was a great selection of cafes and restaurants. But not now. We left and went to eat in...More

Thank anthony19482014
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Caught the bus after visiting the gondola ride. Wandered around the shops and enjoyed a delicious roll and slice at the bakery. Coffee at the bakery was good too! A pleasant afternoon and then caught the bus back to city centre.

Thank 124AmandaB
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