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Crater Rim Walkway

Crater Rim Walkway: Ahuriri to Sign of the Bellbird

The southernmost section of the Crater Rim Walkway in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Crater Rim Walkway: Sign of the Kiwi to Rapaki Rock

Short section past Sugarloaf and Mount Vernon.   More ▶︎

Rapaki Track

Wide shared-use track from Rapaki Road in Hillsborough up to the Summit Road on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Crater Rim Walkway: Rapaki Rock to Bridle Path

Short section of Christchurch's Crater Rim Walkway.   More ▶︎

Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park

Paralleling the well-known Rapaki Track, this track leads up the valley floor. The first section to a lunch shelter is ...   More ▶︎

Mount Vernon

Short grassy climb from the Summit Road to Mount Vernon (462m). Spectacular 360 degree views from the summit.   More ▶︎

Omahu Bush

Omahu Bush is a rich forest reserve on Christchurch's Port Hills. This circuit follows Kirk's and Rhodes Tracks.   More ▶︎

Kirks Track

Marked track descending through Omahu Bush in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Omahu Bush

Omahu Bush

This reserve is damp, ferny, and abundant with tree fuchsia.   More ▶︎
Omahu Bush

Omahu Bush

Easy walking on Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Huntsbury Track

Short walk on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Huntsbury Track

Short walk along a legal road on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Memorial, Rapaki Track

Memorial, Rapaki Track

This pole is a memorial to David Mason, and one of two, marking the sites where two boys died in ...   More ▶︎
Fern and lichen

Fern and lichen

The damp forest floor in Omahu Bush.   More ▶︎

Lamar Track

A short easy-access loop on Mount Vernon in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Farm Track, Mount Vernon Park

Climb a grassy spur beneath Mount Vernon.   More ▶︎
Lamar Track

Lamar Track

A short, easy-access loop on Christchurch's Port Hills, with extravagant views.   More ▶︎
Anne's Falls, Omahu Bush

Anne's Falls, Omahu Bush

Perhaps the best waterfall in the best pocket of bush in Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Bowenvale Track

Short walk in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Head to Head Walkway

This track is in development on the shores or Whakaraupo / Lyttelton Harbour. When complete, the walkway is planned to ...   More ▶︎

Eastside Bush Track

Sidle between Victoria Park and the Bowenvale Valley.   More ▶︎

Bowenvale Track

Short walk in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Mitchells Track

Short walk near Sugarloaf in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Cedrics Track

Short walk near Sugarloaf in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Eastside Bush Track alternate exit

Lower exit onto the Bowenvale Valley.   More ▶︎

Marette Taylor Track

Short walk in Mount Vernon Farm Park, Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Gilpins Track

Short walk near Sugarloaf in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park

Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park

The shelter is just 15 minutes from the car park.   More ▶︎

Christchurch 360 Trail: Sugarloaf Hills

Section of the Christchurch 360 Trail, starting at Withers car park, Halswell Quarry Park, Kennedys Bush Road, Kennedys Bush.   More ▶︎

Latters Spur Track

Short walk in Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Tawhairaunui Trail

Short walk at Victoria Park, designed to be wheelchair accessible, and also suitable for strollers. Several seats and picnic tables ...   More ▶︎

Rogers Track

Short track in Mount Vernon Farm Park, connecting the Valley Track with the Rapaki Track.   More ▶︎

Harry Ell Walkway

Short walk in Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Crater Rim Walkway: Sign of the Bellbird to Sign of the Kiwi

Short section between two of the original Summit Road rest houses on the Crater Rim Walkway.   More ▶︎

Rogers Track access

Alternate access to Rogers Track in Mount Vernon Park   More ▶︎
Bridle Path

Bridle Path

The historic route used by the Canterbury settlers travelling between Lyttelton and Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Stan Helms Track

Short Port Hills climb near the Bridle Path.   More ▶︎

Crater Rim Walkway: Bridle Path to Mount Pleasant

Short section of the Crater Rim Walkway from the top of the Bridle Path, past Mount Cavendish and on to ...   More ▶︎

Dry Ridge Track

Short walk mostly used as an access track.   More ▶︎

Bridle Path

Short, sharp historic trail between Christchurch and the port of Lyttelton.   More ▶︎
Gebbies Pass - Sign of the Packhorse

Gebbies Pass - Sign of the Packhorse

An easy walk in to the historic Sign of the Packhorse Hut on Banks Peninsula. Closed for lambing August-October.   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert: Gebbies Pass approach

Mount Herbert: Gebbies Pass approach

A lengthy route along the Crater Rim, past the Remarkable Dykes and the Sign of the Packhorse to Mount Herbert ...   More ▶︎
Te Ara Pātaka

Te Ara Pātaka

This track between Gebbies Pass and Hilltop was once surveyed as part of the Banks Peninsula Summit Road, although never ...   More ▶︎
Quail Island

Quail Island

Ever wanted to spend the day in the middle of an old volcano?   More ▶︎

Cass Ridge Track

Easy descent from the Sign of the Bellbird to the southern end of Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Foreshore Road Walkway

Follow the closed coastal road between Governors Bay and Allandale in Lyttelton Harbour. Coastal views and easy walking.   More ▶︎

Ellas Track

Easy sidle with Lyttelton Harbour views.   More ▶︎

Foreshore Road Walkway

A flat stroll along an old section of road between Allandale and Governors Bay.   More ▶︎

Faulkners Track

Descend through bluffs to Governors Bay near Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short, verdant track in Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short connector track in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Sign of the Bellbird, Christchurch

Sign of the Bellbird, Christchurch

Sign of the Bellbird, situated in Kennedy's Bush Reserve within the Port Hills of Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Sign of the Bellbird

Sign of the Bellbird

Open stone shelter on Summit Road, Christchurch. The shelter overlooks Kennedys Bush, where there are a number of short walks. This ...   More ▶︎

Fantail Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short connector track in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Quarry Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short track through an old, forested quarry in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Orongomai Trail

Loop track exploring Kennedys Bush on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Major Hornbrook / Crater Rim / Chalmers

From Major Hornbrook head at Somes Road, Lyttelton up to Summit Road then across the Crater Rim, down Chalmers Track ...   More ▶︎

North Boundary Track

Short side track off Faulkners Track above Governors Bay.   More ▶︎

Christchurch 360 Trail: Godley Cliffs section

Section of the Christchurch 360 Trail, starting at the car park east of Mount Cavendish, Summit Road, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Trig V Track

Short walk in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Trig V

Short track on Christchurch's Port Hills, with views down to Governors Bay and Lyttelton Harbour.   More ▶︎
Sugarloaf from Faulkner's Track

Sugarloaf from Faulkner's Track

Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Holdsworth Trail

Short walk in the Christchurch Port Hills. This track connects Kennedys Bush with the Kennedys Bush Track.   More ▶︎

Ōtamahua Hut

Historic hut on Ōtamahua / Quail Island near Christchurch. This hut is one of the closest huts to Christchurch city, ...   More ▶︎

Titoki Track, Ohinetahi Reserve

Very pleasant forest walk, climbing a gully behind Governors Bay.   More ▶︎

Ngaio Track, Ohinetahi Reserve

Grassy walk with views that starts and ends on the Titoki Track.   More ▶︎

Totara Log Track

Fire-damaged track in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Kanuka Track

Rough track in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎
Foliage on the Bivvy Track

Foliage on the Bivvy Track

A damp, verdant track in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Bivvy Track

Rough track through Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Mount Ada

Short and easy climb to a Port Hills summit with excellent views over Governors Bay.   More ▶︎

Mount Pleasant / Tauhinukorokio

Short walk to the trig on Mount Pleasant / Tauhinukorokio (499m).   More ▶︎

Bush Road Track

Track partly following an old road within Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎
Ohinetahi Bush Reserve

Ohinetahi Bush Reserve

Outstanding block of forest located on eastern slopes of the Christchurch Port Hills above Governors Bay.   More ▶︎

Chalmers Track

Short climb from Lyttelton up onto the Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Duke Street

Very short connector track in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Watlings Track

Short gully descent in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎
Bivvy Track

Bivvy Track

Descending from the Christchurch Summit Road into Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎
Mount Ada after the fires

Mount Ada after the fires

Mount Ada on the Christchurch Port Hills burned during February's wildfires. Years of revegetation plantings on the summit were destroyed.   More ▶︎

Kennedy's Bush Track

A straightforward climb on Christchurch's Port Hills   More ▶︎
Pegasus Bay

Pegasus Bay

Christchurch and Pegasus Bay from the Crater Rim Walkway, near the Mt Pleasant Bluffs.   More ▶︎

Jollies Bush

A pleasant loop through a pocket of forest above Sumner.   More ▶︎

Eastenders Track

A short Christchurch walk: climb from Barnett Park up to the Summit Road on the Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Kennedys Bush Track

Kennedys Bush Track

If you like gorse, you'll love this track.   More ▶︎
Barnett Park Walkway

Barnett Park Walkway

A popular Christchurch walk up a narrow valley to a volcanic cave.   More ▶︎

Captain Thomas Track

Easy climb from Sumner up to the Christchurch Summit Road.   More ▶︎
Godley Head Walkway

Godley Head Walkway

Godley Head Walkway   More ▶︎
Remarkable Dykes

Remarkable Dykes

A pair of rock walls that form the boundaries of a crack in the side of the Lyttelton Volcano. The ...   More ▶︎

Waterfall Track, Sumner

Short connector track, with no waterfall.   More ▶︎

Scarborough Bluffs to Taylors Mistake

Short walk from the valley behind Sumner in Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Mount Herbert: Orton Bradley Park approach

From Charteris Bay, this route leads through Orton Bradley Park to Mount Herbert / Te Ahu Patiki (919m).   More ▶︎
Packhorse Hut Track

Packhorse Hut Track

A gentle climb to the historic "Sign of the Packhorse" hut beneath Mount Bradley on Banks Peninsula. Views of the ...   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert: Kaituna Valley approach

Mount Herbert: Kaituna Valley approach

A gentle climb to an historic hut, and onward to Mount Herbert / Te Ahu Patiki (919m).   More ▶︎
Sign of the Packhorse

Sign of the Packhorse

Distinctive stone hut located near Mount Bradley.   More ▶︎
Sign of the Packhorse

Sign of the Packhorse

Mount Bradley forms a handsome backdrop to the hut.   More ▶︎
Packhorse Hut

Packhorse Hut

A stone hut perched on a saddle next to Mount Bradley, with commanding views of Lyttelton Harbour. The "Sign of ...   More ▶︎

Christchurch

Christchurch is the South Island's largest city, located on the eastern coast near Banks Peninsula.   More ▶︎

Christchurch Tramping Club

The Christchurch Tramping Club (CTC) has members of all ages and runs tramping trips every weekend. Our trips range from ...   More ▶︎

Christchurch - Little River Rail Trail

Walking and cycling trail along the path of an old railway from Christchurch to Little River.   More ▶︎
Halswell Quarry Rim Track

Halswell Quarry Rim Track

A loop track around the Halswell Quarry. Human history, views across the Plains, and striking shapes in the rocks.   More ▶︎
Halswell Quarry Park

Halswell Quarry Park

Halswell Quarry Park   More ▶︎
Halswell Quarry Lake Track

Halswell Quarry Lake Track

A brief loop along the floor of Halswell Quarry. Dramatic rock formations.   More ▶︎

Crater Rim Walkway: Breeze Col to Livingstone Col

Second section of the Crater Rim Walkway.   More ▶︎

Christchurch Banff Mountain Film Festival

Films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Hosted by NZ Alpine Club - Auckland section. Two nights 24/May and 1/June.   More ▶︎

Christchurch 360 Trail: Opawaho Divide

Section of the Christchurch 360 Trail, starting at Titoki Street, Riccarton.   More ▶︎
Taylors Mistake

Taylors Mistake

Dropping into the tiny settlement from Scarborough Bluffs.   More ▶︎

Christchurch 360 TrailL Estuary Marshes

Section of the Christchurch 360 Trail, starting at the Esplanade near Heberden Avenue, Sumner.   More ▶︎

Taylors Mistake Track

Coastal track in the seaside village of Taylors Mistake near Christchurch. Owing to cliff collapse in the February 2011 earthquake, ...   More ▶︎

Taylors Mistake Track

Short coastal walk in a settlement near Christchurch.   More ▶︎
Taylor's Mistake - Godley Head

Taylor's Mistake - Godley Head

The track from Taylor's Mistake to Godley head has been redeveloped and reopened after the earthquake.   More ▶︎
Taylors Mistake

Taylors Mistake

Taylors Mistake

Taylors Mistake

Earthquake-ravaged sea cliffs of Scarborough.   More ▶︎

Crater Rim Walkway: Godley Head to Breeze Col

First section of the Crater Rim Walkway.   More ▶︎
Godley Head Walkway

Godley Head Walkway

A popular coastal walk with sea cliffs and historic military buildings.   More ▶︎
Taylor's Mistake - Godley Head Track

Taylor's Mistake - Godley Head Track

The track is new, wide, easy to follow and scenic   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert Shelter

Mount Herbert Shelter

Large open-sided shelter near the summit of Mount Herbert.   More ▶︎

Christchurch 360 Trail: Avonhead Gardens

Section of the Christchurch 360 Trail, starting at Avonhead Park, Russley Road, Avonhead.   More ▶︎
Riccarton Bush

Riccarton Bush

A tiny, valuable remnant of the forest that once covered the Canterbury Plains.   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert Walkway

Mount Herbert Walkway

A straightforward climb from Diamond Harbour over farmland to the highest point on Banks Peninsula: Mount Herbert / Te Ahu ...   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert: Monument Track approach

Mount Herbert: Monument Track approach

A farm trail past an historic hut and a lava dome, up to the summit of Mount Herbert / Te ...   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert / Te Ahu Patiki

Mount Herbert / Te Ahu Patiki

Approaches on all sides lead to highest point on Banks Peninsula (919m).   More ▶︎
Port Levy Saddle to Mt Herbert

Port Levy Saddle to Mt Herbert

Wind shorn Totara trees beside the ridge track on the way to Mt Herbert - the high point in the ...   More ▶︎
Mount Herbert: Western Valley Road approach

Mount Herbert: Western Valley Road approach

A straightforward route along the unconstructed section of the Summit Road to the highest point on Banks Peninsula: Mount Herbert ...   More ▶︎

Kaituna Valley Scenic Reserve

A pleasant stroll on a vague loop trail under remnant titoki forest.   More ▶︎