Find the nearest Beaches in Christchurch

Planning a trip to the Christchurch coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me.  Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.

When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby Christchurch seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.

If you are looking for an award-winning beach then you can browse our Blue Flag lists or Seaside Award lists.

Finding the right beach in Christchurch is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Christchurch beach visit should be.


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    Hengistbury Head Beach

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    Friars Cliff Beach

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    Avon Beach

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    Mudeford Quay Beach

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    Highcliffe Beach

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    Highcliffe Castle Beach

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    Mudeford Sandbanks Beach