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Taylors Mistake - Awaroa / Godley Head Walk

| Taylors Mistake Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-379 4082
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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 yesterday
Isa K
Experienced drivers only!

The road is narrow and a number of switchbacks, so please don't drive this unless you're... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
“black sand” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Taylors Mistake Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-379 4082
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Rainbowclaire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 19 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 2 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 21 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 18 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
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great swim spot and if you are into surfing then apparently its excellent ..... good picnic area and change rooms ... safe for children (younger ones supervised of course)

Thank cruzee2017
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