Sumner Beach (Cave Rock), Christchurch
(4/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
A seemingly endless stretch of white sand merges with the clear sea at Sumner Beach (Cave Rock)--a favorite getaway among locals. Have a picnic, or bring a book and some coffee, and unwind in the peaceful surroundings interrupted only by the sound of the waves. Swim in the warm waters, or bring your surfboard to take advantage of the tide. Lots of nearby cafes and small restaurants add convenience and atmosphere, as do the four-legged guests on this dog-friendly beach. Put Sumner Beach (Cave Rock) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Christchurch vacation planner.
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  • Beautiful coastline. Great for water sports. Kids friendly. Nice walks! Worth the drive or from the city. You will not regret all that money that you payed for the Petrol! It is a must thing to do on ...  more »
  • Perfect spot to get out of the city and the construction. Peaceful seaside park well served with two great local bars and a gelato stand. Worth a day or weekend. 
  • Stayed with a friend so viewed the damage to the area and homes from several viewpoints. Went for a walk to see the changes close up. Great to see that life goes on and new and repaired buildings much...  more »