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Walk along the beach from the other side of Sumner. Next to the playpark, which is in the pictures. You can park a lot closer to the cave. Went at low tide so don't know how bad it is at high tide. Some, ice-cream and...More
This is a gem of a beach so close to the city of Christchurch. We visited in the height of the New Zealand summer (Christmas and New Year 2018/19) and it was not busy so loads of beach to spare and to walk along.
This is a very pleasant beach, readily accessible from Christchurch. You can walk around and in the caves of Cave Rock, which is a great thing for kids. Like most beaches in this part of NZ, not the best place for beach combing as the...More
Any time I have less than half a day in Christuchurch, I rent a car ( or take a bus) and go to Sumner beach. It's beautiful, you can run around, go for a swim if you like the invigoration of cold water, climb the...More
15 mins from CHC city this is great, was so nice to get out and walk around and enjoy the cafes which are right there. Awesome to be able to go through to the Cave and walk through at low tide.
Great photos and great...More
Went here two days ago for a surf and found a huge long beach stretching off to the North with a nice bay south towards the headland .
Very picturesque with huge hills and the Banks Peninsular in the background.
Lots to do here, plenty...More