Governors Bay is a pleasant waterfront setting on the Banks Peninsula, located 13 km south of Christchurch. A scenic waterfront path called the Governors Bay Foreshore Walkway (Track) runs for 3 km to the Allandale Reserve. Nice views of the bay along this flat gravel path. At Governors Bay, start at Jetty Rd. Sites along the way include the Governors Bay Jetty and the Sage Arboretum Scenic Reserve. The end of the trail is at the Allandale Reserve, where there are facilities.