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Lyttelton Harbour

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A quaint town with a lovely working harbour. Plenty of places to view and look down upon the harbour, although I didn’t see any public access. Worth a look and f passing through or staying.

Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are great views of the harbour and peninsula, and of a working port but you can't take the kids fishing off the wharf. Quite unfortunate that this access has been lost.

Thank geebass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on Wednesday 23rd May. As you drive through the tunnel you know you have arrived at Lyttelton and get to see the harbour stretched out in front of you. We went for a drive to Governor's Bay and back to Lyttelton so beautiful.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Harbour is atteactive but, inaccessible. No fishing off the pier with the kids! Unfriendly and under-develloped waterfront.A poorly developed resource for tourists.

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We drove around the harbour from Governors Bay to Diamond Harbour and on our return it was high tide and the harbour was like a mirror. Just a beautiful sight.

Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Nice little harbour. It reminded me of the olden days, with Lyttelton perched up on the mountain behind it. Driving through the tunnel from Christchurch and then seeing there harbour is nice.

Thank 79Landcruiser
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The harbour is in actual fact a port so isn't cruise liner worthy since the earthquakes. I wouldn't pay for a tour bus there, but I would suggest, if you have a car ,to go there & experience the drive through the tunnel & the...More

Thank Iwashere2
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Hidden behind the Skyline, it is a very nice spot to spend a couple of hours. Great place to park the car and walk around the town. If you go on a Saturday, the market would be on.

Thank Miguel F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been living here for three months now and I really enjoy the vibe. There is a great market here every Saturday where I can buy everything I need for great wholesome/organic meals. When the weather is fine, it is divine. People here are...More

1  Thank Sansan63
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Drove here whilst visiting Christchurch; nothing much to see. Some foreshore civil work's near a very small yacht club. Small town on the hill with a variety of shops; accom & a fee restaurants & takeaways. Very limited food options open on Mondays.

Thank Lynda M
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