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The Esplanade | Sumner Beach, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a gem not far from Christchurch... and a perfect way to end Taylor's Mistake Walk. Calm, but quite visited as the town literally is on the edge of the water and a favourite spot on a weekend. I would go during the day on...More

Thank Roxane U
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to walk along a beach. It was cold when I visited but the place is very relaxing. The beach is clean and appears to be safe. People walking their dogs, kids climbing some rocks... I can see this as a great place...More

Thank ToniLuvsScuba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit of a gloomy day but the walk was nice and the beach huge. Summer time would be much better. A short bus trip from Christchurch and a brisk walk on the beach was worth it. The stopping for Burch at Coffee Culture in the...More

Thank michtucker
Reviewed 1 week ago

whenever i head out to Sumner it instantly relaxes me. The views on a stunning sunny day are magical there is always something to look at , there are surfers , swimmers people walking its a hive of activity in a good way. its a...More

Thank Shirley J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent beach for walking around the Sea, share with your friends or family. Good View. Excellent place for seeing sunset.

Thank milecastro27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, the Sumner Promenade. Great for a gentle exercise walk. A place for coffee and food at each end of the Promenade, formal and in-formal. Watch the surfers and the ships coming and going. Ride your bike or skates, take your pet for a walk...More

Thank GarthChristchurch
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on a miserable, rainy day, but was still a beautiful sight. There were even horses walking along the beach.

Thank Squasheee
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Perfect sea breeze and photo taking opportunities of the beach and the houses on the mountain. Good to pop by when free as it is a short drive from city centre.

Thank Bryaan L
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This is a great place to go and take a stroll on the beach or sit and take in all the beauty that surrounds this place. I go here every time come back from Antarctica.

Thank Jackrg35
Reviewed 25 May 2018

It should be a nice beach when the sky is clear with bright sunshine, not the time when we visited this beach, a gloomy and cloudy sky day. Anyway, we tried to imagine on the ideal day when everything is nice. Sandy flat beach, open...More

Thank santo t
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