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Port Hills, Christchurch

(4.8/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Beautiful views of the city and mountains. Love going up to get some fresh air and to clear my head.  more »
  • The western part of the summit road is fully open to motor vehicle traffic, the eastern only partially - the remainder is open to bicycles. [Note: because of recent fires in early March 2017 both road...  more »
  • It's where I spend most of my spare time so I have to give it a big thumbs up. Has an abundance of walking and cycling tracks, spectacular views once you reach the top and get to look over Christchurc...  more »