Sumner District

The pick of the city's beach suburbs, Sumner is a favourite swimming  and walking beach with the landmark Cave Rock and the popular cafe Scarborough Fare and the Flower Track - an enjoyable walk with wonderful views over Pegasus Bay and up to Kaikoura. On Clifton Hill, the Gethsemane Gardens also looks up to the Kaikoura mountains. Further east, Taylor's Mistake is a wonderful surfing beach. Many of the port-hills walks begin in this area, including one to WWII gun emplacements on Godley Head, while Ferrymead Historic Park and provides graphic insights of life in a bygone era.Its is also home to the Tamaki heritage village.


Coffee Culture

Hollywood Cinema

Ruptured Duck


Learn to Surf

Phoenix Paragliding

Gethsemane Gardens

Cobb Cottage

Nicholson Park

Sumner Beach

Moncks Bay

Barnett Park

Cave Rock

The Flowers Track

Flower Track, Scarbourgh

Avon/Heathcote Estuary (The)

Ferrymead Heritage Park


Ruptured Duck


"Redcliffs on Sea" Homestay

Marriner Lodge

Villa Alexandra

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