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Port Hills, Christchurch

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Historic Walking Area
Head to Port Hills for a popular range of walks across these natural treasures. The hills provide unimpeded views of the city and Southern Alps, as well as a rich history of the first attempt at human settlement in the area. Numerous routes cut across the landscape, so seasoned hikers and those looking for a gentle stroll will find abundant paths available to them. The base of each walk is accessible by car, and well-placed picnic tables give families the chance to dine out in the wilderness, surrounded by extensive panoramic views. To visit Port Hills on your holiday in Christchurch, and find out what else Christchurch has to offer, use our Christchurch trip generator.
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  • The Gondola ride and the views from the top of Port Hills make it a must do activity for first-time visitors to Christchurch. There is an awesome cafe at the top with plentiful selections. Admission t...  more »
  • Love going out to the hills to explore and get some exercise in :) Great views never get boring. Lots and lots of different tracks to explore :)  more »
  • The drive up the hills is amazing, windy road and awesome views. Once you get up to the hills, there's spots to stop at and walk over to look at the panoramic view of the town. Great spot for sunsets!  more »