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Sumner Beach (Cave Rock)

The Esplanade | Sumner Beach, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-379 9629
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The Esplanade | Sumner Beach, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-379 9629
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While we were in Christchurch, our friends took us to Sumner for a morning walk. We had a lovely stroll by the beach and a well laid, even path that is good for walkers, joggers and cyclists alike. A very pleasant way to spend an...More

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely warm restaurant/cafe inside and beautiful outside as well. Lovely food - seafood chowder was awesome! Well priced and friendly staff.

Thank brandy126
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always lovely no matter what the weather is. Great for walking swimming and playing games on the beach.

Thank Sonya Devon W
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I visited the esplanade and it just feel you a in a very small, distant town; very quiet, the sound of the waves and the surfers. The day was very cold and my jacket was not enough so I was amazed to see the surfers...More

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Sumner beach has good landscapes for photographers. The beach is clean. Am not sure whether it is safe for swimming. A scenic, romantic place for spending 1-2 hours.

Thank 868malharm
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Loved the place, refreshing and stunning beach for miles. We loved the walk and sunset is so beautiful.

Thank Arti C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We stayed @ an Airbnb locally. Enjoyed the esplanade; the friendly feel of the village; local Vietnamese restaurant (although some odd additions to the menu) good food. So nice being away from the misery that is Christchurch - tragic that it has been left in...More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I love Sumner and the surf/beach vibe the area has! The beach and the cave are cool, the water is freezing though haha.. Bars, restaurants and cafés at the beach front! Great for a relaxing day in the sun or a lunch and drinks by...More

Thank Isa K
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Great classic beach front. The tide goes out a long way, so there's plenty of space at low tide. Popular at weekends, the beach bar is awesome and a great place to hang out after your walk

Thank Rainbowclaire
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Gd or all ages, if you can stand the freezing water!! Kids can run and play for ages here, the pub s fabulous, great outdoor area looking over the beach. Always love checking out the sunbakers on the beach...15 degrees!!

Thank millsy123
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