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Governors Bay

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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!

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

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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

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

Thank Explore1995
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Close to Christchuch city, and one of the nicer bays not much of a beach, and quite tidal, but worth visiting

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 10 July 2017

So lovely to walk around the Estuary, all flat so good for all ages and not too far around, then go to local hotel for refreshments and either a drink or coffee, a nice stroll any day

Thank Rosemary B
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