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...更多
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...更多
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....更多
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.
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.