Cheviot area walks

Port Robinson Walkway
Track Easy. One way.
Coastal walk from Gore Bay to the Hurunui River Mouth. Northern section is tidal.
Track Easy. Loop track, returning via beach.
Poorly marked loop track through a handsome coastal forest remnant
Tweedies Gully
Track Easy. Return via same track.
Gentle climb through remnant coastal forest to a lookout over Gore Bay
The Cathedrals
The Cathedrals
Track Easy. No walking.
Roadside viewpoint of badlands erosion

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.