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Governors Bay

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Main Road | Governors Bay, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to Governors Bay offers many amazing views, both when coming from Lyttleton or over the hill from Christchurch. Do the round trip for both views and you will be stopping often for those photo opportunities (NOT SELFIES!!)\ The water in the bay is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Murray A
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

An early morning Sunday walk alongside the waters edge. The terrains is flat and easy so suitable for most types of walkers. The path is wide and shared with runners and cyclists. During walk we enjoyed some great vistas, nature (birds and plants). The walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EnglishHugh
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Visited on Wednesday 23rd May. It is well worth the short drive from Lyttelton to Governor's Bay, some amazing views of the harbour as you drive along, best to stop as you are heading there.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I fequently come here to either take photos or visit the restuarant "She Universe" Photos can be taken by driving or an easy walk down to where the jetty is although it is closed for earthqauke repairs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 802peter
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Governors Bay is a beautifully bay which if you are driving is really difficult to ge to see. There is nowhere to park next to the jetty which is no longer safe to walk on and fenced off and the street higer up also lack...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 13out
Reviewed 18 March 2018

My wife and I spent 4 nights at a BNB here. Very relaxing area with a good trail along the bay. Close enough to Christchurch to go there every day. No services, but Lyttelton and Christchurch are close.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Had a beautiful evening walk with my family whilst visiting them! So peaceful. What a wonderful area! Could have stayed for hours!!! Will bring a backpack with drink n snacks though next time!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 882maz10
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Named after Governor Grey a famous British Governor of New Zealand, Governor's Bay is a lovely secret for the locals. Located over the Port Hills, which is a lovely drive, pass amazing Victoria Park and Look out over Christchurch, the Bay is very historical and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank nevslife
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Close to Christchurch beautiful location but only one access to beach with surrounding roads full of cars. We wanted a stop to have lunch but had to use a bus stop. Scenery is nice but need to have gps so you don’t get lost and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Oleh C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

A very nice area for a walk and admire the scenery. Good to stop at if you're passing by . Would recommend

Date of experience: November 2017
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