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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 & great drive

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maggie B
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Brisbane, Australia
Long walk with amazing views

Awesome spot for beach / walks! Views are incredible, try to get down to Boulder Bay to see the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Isa K
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
“black sand” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Taylors Mistake Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 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 24 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 18 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 6 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 1 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 20 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
Reviewed 17 March 2017

we flew into christchurch hired a rental car and drove straight there .the last time i was in CHCH we couldn't go there because the the raods were damaged from the earthquakes i think .Anyway got there this time and just fell in love and...More

1  Thank topknomes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a delightful sheltered beach with a collection of little holiday houses clustered around it. There are great walks and cycle trails along the cliffs.

Thank Linda D
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