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Kaituna Valley Scenic Reserve

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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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)

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

Monument Track (south)

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

Monument Track

Monument Track from the Kaituna Valley side.   More ▶︎

Christchurch - Little River Rail Trail

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

Small tramper

Port Levy Saddle on Te Ara Pātaka.   More ▶︎
Remnant forest

Remnant forest

Pockets of tōtara forest 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 ▶︎
Te Ara Pātaka

Te Ara Pātaka

Easy walking near Port Levy 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 ▶︎
Stile

Stile

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

Waipuna Saddle

Wind-shorn tōtara forest and hand-hewn fence posts at Waipuna Saddle.   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 ▶︎