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Packhorse Hut

Sign of the Packhorse

Sign of the Packhorse

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

Sign of the Packhorse

Distinctive stone hut located near Mount Bradley.   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 ▶︎
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: 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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Mount Herbert Shelter

Mount Herbert Shelter

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

Monument Track (south)

Short walk at the head of the Kaituna Valley.   More ▶︎
Monument Track (south)

Monument Track (south)

Climb from the head of the Kaituna Valley to Te Ara Pātaka, and the network of tracks running from Purau ...   More ▶︎
Monument Track (south)

Monument Track (south)

Verdant regeneration on this easy Banks Peninsula walk.   More ▶︎
Monument Track

Monument Track

Monument Track from the Kaituna Valley side.   More ▶︎
View from the Monument Track

View from the Monument Track

Purau, with the Port Hills and Christchurch beyond. Mount Grey is visible in the haze to the left.   More ▶︎
The Monument

The Monument

A striking volcanic dome behind Purau, popular with climbers.   More ▶︎

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

Crater Rim Walkway

Follow the ridge of the volcanic Port Hills above Christchurch.   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 ▶︎
Monument Hut, Banks Peninsula

Monument Hut, Banks Peninsula

This surprising little hut is a relic of the YHA farm hostel network on Banks Peninsula. The hut was built ...   More ▶︎
Monument Hut, Banks Peninsula

Monument Hut, Banks Peninsula

A small hut near the road on the Purau / Port Levy Saddle.   More ▶︎

Kirks Track

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

Omahu Bush

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

Omahu Bush

Easy walking on Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Omahu Bush

Omahu Bush

This reserve is damp, ferny, and abundant with tree fuchsia.   More ▶︎
Port Levy Saddle to Rod Donald Hut

Port Levy Saddle to Rod Donald Hut

Short section of Te Ara Pātaka leading to a new hut. Typical walking time is about 1 hour.   More ▶︎
Fern and lichen

Fern and lichen

The damp forest floor in Omahu Bush.   More ▶︎
Small tramper

Small tramper

Port Levy Saddle on Te Ara Pātaka.   More ▶︎

Foreshore Road Walkway

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

Foreshore Road Walkway

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

Remnant forest

Pockets of tōtara forest near Port Levy Saddle.   More ▶︎

Ōtamahua Hut

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

Te Ara Pātaka

Easy walking near Port Levy Saddle.   More ▶︎
Old toilet, Rod Donald Hut

Old toilet, Rod Donald Hut

There is a new toilet, and this is not it. If you like the rustic experience or need a plan ...   More ▶︎
Rod Donald Hut

Rod Donald Hut

At night, the view down valley takes in the bright lights of Little River village.   More ▶︎
Rod Donald Hut

Rod Donald Hut

Newly opened hut with all the features!   More ▶︎
Rod Donald Hut

Rod Donald Hut

Tidy split level hut owned by the Rod Donald Trust and for public use. The hut is located on Te ...   More ▶︎
Rod Donald Hut

Rod Donald Hut

New hut that servicing Te Ara Pātaka on Banks Peninsula.   More ▶︎
Stile

Stile

Two-year-old negotiating a stile on Te Ara Pātaka.   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 ▶︎
Waipuna Saddle

Waipuna Saddle

Wind-shorn tōtara forest and hand-hewn fence posts at Waipuna Saddle.   More ▶︎
Down to Rod Donald Hut

Down to Rod Donald Hut

Dropping off Waipuna Saddle to the hut. Mount Herbert in the background.   More ▶︎

Christchurch - Little River Rail Trail

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

Ellas Track

Easy sidle with Lyttelton Harbour views.   More ▶︎

Titoki Track, Ohinetahi Reserve

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

Ngaio Track, Ohinetahi Reserve

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

Kanuka Track

Rough track in Ohinetahi Reserve.   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 ▶︎

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 ▶︎

Orongomai Trail

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

Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short connector track in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎
Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Totara Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short, verdant track in Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Fantail Trail, Kennedys Bush

Short connector track in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Totara Log Track

Fire-damaged track in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Quarry Trail, Kennedys Bush

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

Duke Street

Very short connector track in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Faulkners Track

Descend through bluffs to Governors Bay near Christchurch.   More ▶︎

Watlings Track

Short gully descent in Ohinetahi Reserve.   More ▶︎

Holdsworth Trail

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

Mount Ada

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