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Vacation on Christchurch beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Christchurch is a wonderful green city that traditionally attracts not only fans of walking in picturesque places but also tourists who love beach rest. There are three comfortable beaches in the city, and even more suitable places for swimming and sunbathing in the suburbs. Sumner Beach is the most crowded and prestigious, so there’s no wonder why there are many popular hotels, restaurants, and bars nearby. Regardless of weather conditions, there are always many people on Summer Beach. This picturesque place is suitable for walking or making a picnic. Summer Beach has excellent sports grounds and special playgrounds for children. It’s also important to mention that waves are relatively high in this part of the coast, so many surfers are in love with Summer Beach.
ChristChurch Cathedral is the main historical symbol of Christchurch. It’s a magnificent cathedral that dates back to the second half of the 19th century. The renowned Christ Church … Open
New Brighton Beach is a comfortable sandy beach that is also very popular with locals and guests of the city. It’s the place where visitors can easily mix swimming and sunbathing with sport. New Brighton Beach has well-equipped areas for rugby and football. Many people come to this beach for a mere purpose of playing with toy kites. If relaxing on a crowded beach is not your cup of tea, you can always make your stay more diversified by trying something new and unusual. There is a central library not far away from New Brighton Beach, the large panoramic windows of which offer an unforgettable view of the coastline.
The silent Taylors Mistake beach is conveniently located among green hills. It’s equally popular with fans of solitude and surfers. There is a popular surfing school that is open near the beach, so Taylors Mistake is a great choice for beginner sportsmen. Guests of this beach will also have a fantastic opportunity to make their relaxation even more interesting by exploring this picturesque area. There are several popular trails not far from Taylors Mistake. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Fantastic weather has always been one of the main advantages of Christchurch. The city and its suburbs are rich in numerous beautiful parks and zoo gardens. Orana Wildlife Park is one of the … Open
Tourists, who seek privacy and serenity, might hardly find a more suitable place than Waimairi Beach . This sandy beach is open a couple of minutes by car from the city. Waimairi doesn’t have any infrastructure, so don’t forget to take water and food. Even during the peak season, this beach is never crowded. It’s a comfortable place to enjoy sunbathing in a peaceful and secluded atmosphere, admiring the nature and warm water.
Christchurch Cathedral The charming Corsair Bay is located in one of the nature reserves of the region. It is widely recognized as one of the most attractive and picturesque parts of the coastline. The tiny beach is a strip of light sand surrounded by dense tropical bushes. The water in the bay is exceptionally clear and has a beautiful azure shade. It’s so easy to spend hours, admiring bold colors of the marvelous nature. There are also many areas perfect for walking near the bay, so active tourists who like exploring new places will love this place.
The choice of places to relax or have fun is quite significant in Christchurch. In the city, there are hotels of different price categories and properties with an interesting thematic … Open
Besides wonderful beaches, fans of waterside entertainment will find it interesting to visit Victoria Lake that is surrounded by a fairy-tale like park with the same name. For many years, the lake has been a regular venue for various sports competitions. Tourists are welcome to make a picnic on the lake’s shore or enjoy more active pastime.
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Nature and parks of New Zealand for active vacation

Famous writer Rudyard Kipling called Milford Sound Fiord “the eighth miracle of the world”. It is hard to think something different. Rough rocky cliffs and emerald woodlands, sparkling water and endless sky above – it is a magical place. Most travelers say they feel a connection with the nature and the universe in general when they visit Milford Sound. This fiord is located in one of the most famous national parks in the country, Fiordland. The local fauna is also unique. This park is home to endemic species – animals that do not live anywhere else in the world. For example, there is a parrot that looks more like an eagle. … Open
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Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Christchurch for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Christchurch.
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