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Governors Bay

Main Road, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-328 9093
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Main Road, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-328 9093
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Reviewed 21 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 9 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
Reviewed 24 April 2017

On the in road at the top f vernors bay is a ffee/home made chocolates shop...oh yum!!! Also serve high tea and lunches. The view outsside s lovely

Thank millsy123
Reviewed 14 February 2017

There are many swimming opportunities in the area of the Marlborough Sounds However, if you are looking for somewhere that: - is not far from the road - offers plentiful and safe parking - is secluded and relatively private - has a clean toilet (separate...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Governors Bay is a pretty settlement at the head of Lyttelton Harbour. There are beautiful seascapes and views back to Lyttelton. It's cold down by the sea in an easterly but it seems to be perennially sunny with exuberant gardens everywhere. There's a little coastal...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Try exploring the road down past the school to the water for some spots with fantastic views looking up Lyttelton Harbour. The cafe and pub are great for Breakfast & supper respectively.

Thank Chch_NZ_couple
Reviewed 31 January 2017

took the 3hour return hike to gully falls in the orton Bradley park,walking through streams,bush and farm land.lovely bird songs and views.at times the hike was steep,i recommend good footwear,and a level of fitness,wind jacket could come in handy also.the view at the top is...More

Thank G8824JBisabelc
Reviewed 18 January 2017

When Ch-ch was originally planned at Teddington, Governor's Bay was to be the Governors' residence. Not a bad spot. The pub has a great view, the Chocolate cafe over the road is one of those places to sneak into for a special occasion and indulge....More

1  Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 28 December 2016

A lovely spot on the peninsula. Has a great café and pub, a new Community Centre and the local swimming pool is now heated. A jetty and foreshore walk to explore and you can walk to the Maori Gardens from Sandy Bay.

Thank Nicki J
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We spent a full day driving around the environs of Christchurch. We drove through Lyttelton, Governor's Bay, Arvarka, Little River, etc, ( My notes may misspell some of those names. The scenery was awesome. It is well worth one day of your trip.

Thank 102mauricea
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