Sumner Area and the Port Hills...
Nature, Tranquillity, The ocean, Boutique Shopping and a Community Vibe. 20 mins to the city.
A few highlights...
Kite-flying, dog-walking, swimming, or snoozing in the sunshine, Christchurch’s Sumner Beach offers everything you need for a summer’s day out.
Officially the first beach of the Banks Peninsula, Sumner Beach is a 400-metre stretch of clean white sand just 20 minutes from Christchurch City that’s ideal for summer beaching.
Christchurch Port Hills
Explore the Port Hills on foot, by bike or driving. From bush-clad gullies to rocky outcrops with magnificent views, the Port Hills offer great diversity.
The Tannery boutique shopping centre has a range of exciting and unique shops, housed in an amazing architectural shopping destination. The Tannery is the place for individuals to shop, people who love quality, like to make ethical purchases, and want to support local crafts and artisans. It is a hub of creativity and hospitality, retail, craft and entertainment. Covering fashion, gifts, homewares, crafts, dining, and health & beauty, there is something for everyone.
Akaroa, 1.5 hours drive
One of New Zealand's first European settlements with a rich Maori and French history. There is something to do for everyone, from boutique shopping to cruises on the harbour amongst the dolphins