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Best things to do in Purau

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Cafe
“Welcoming, great food and drink, lovely atmosphere, large outdoor deck, water views, large selection of wines and craft beers, very reasonably priced.”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food, with a varied menu. Outdoor deck/bar. Theme nights on occasion. ”
4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Easy walk. From Lyttelton catch the ferry to Diamond Harbour and enjoy the gentle climb and vista up to Mt Herbert. Round trip approx 4hrs - Diamond harbour has a cafe to enjoy a well earned coffee and cake. ”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“No day out in Diamond Harbour is complete without a visit to historic Stoddart Cottage, and now there is the added attraction of seeing local art and craft. The Stoddart Cottage Gallery is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holiday from 10am to 4pm.”
2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Regular ferry connection to Lyttelton. Trip takes about 10 minutes. More info available of Black Cat Cruises website or Metroinfo homepage. ”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Great for a little paddle boarding or a dip in the see accompanies by a picnic or a bonfire (please check up on the fire restrictions) ”
1 local recommends
Boat or Ferry
“There is free wifi at the library at the clubrooms. You can probably connect outside the building when they're closed by looking for ‘Christchurch City Libraries’ wireless network which will take you to their welcome page. Once you’ve agreed to their terms and conditions you’ll be connected. Their opening hours are: Monday:•Closed Tuesday:•2:00PM – 7:00PM Wednesday:•Closed Thursday:•10:00AM – 2:00PM Friday: •2:00PM – 4:00PM Saturday:•10:00AM – 12:00PM Sunday: •Closed.”
1 local recommends
Route
1 local recommends
Spa
“Shunyata Retreat and Day Spa offers a variety of relaxing procedures for body and soul.”
1 local recommends
Locality
“A nice place to look for shells and have a swim. A shallow stony beach that is suitable for families.”
1 local recommends