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Taylors Mistake - Awaroa / Godley Head Walk

| Taylors Mistake Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-379 4082
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Great views

This is a great walk with fantastic views. The road into the area is steep and narrow so take it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lennox Head, Australia
Great walk and Great View

This was a good walk and I enjoyed the signage and history. It was a pity a section was closed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Angela C
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
“great walk” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Taylors Mistake Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-379 4082
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great walk with fantastic views. The road into the area is steep and narrow so take it slow, however we went in a campervan and had no issues. We stayed overnight in the carpark at the bottom of the walk and got...More

Thank MaddisonCampbell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a good walk and I enjoyed the signage and history. It was a pity a section was closed after the earthquake but was great anyway. Highly recommended. Be aware to drive slow along the road but a very pretty drive and great views...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Super drive & great views over Sumner. While the road is narrow it is well worth the drive. Highly recommend it.

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Awesome spot for beach / walks! Views are incredible, try to get down to Boulder Bay to see the small cottages built in 1800's! Long, hilly walk, however you can turn back at any point..

Thank Isa K
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The road is narrow and a number of switchbacks, so please don't drive this unless you're experienced. Great views though and it reminded me of Dartmouth in the UK with all the houses perched precariously on the cliffs. Awesome

2  Thank Rainbowclaire
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Loved it here....did not finish he 3hr hike as we had a baby in a pack on ck and it was quite hot so only walked half way and turned back....but views were amazing!!! Stretch f black sand and freezing beach when you get back...More

Thank millsy123
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Good for a walking trek on a sunny day, not the best beach I've seen but still a great place to hang out

Thank Pavni L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Spent the youth surfing here after graduating from New Brighton. Unfortunately Taylor's Mistake is becoming more popular than I would prefer. Good place for family outings.

Thank Aliitasi S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

As i come here a lot i have grown on tailors mistake it is a good beach and defiantly one to go to as a family. It is my favourite and also a good surfing beach my recommendation: go there.

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I haven't seen this beach super busy yet, so it may be a little more hidden. It may not get as blustery as New Brighton.

Thank echo15girl
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