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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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  • Every time we visit there are people everywhere enjoying the hills. We mostly ride our bikes up and around and over the good trails on offer. Could pedal for hours if your legs could cope. Plenty of o...  more »
  • I regularly bike and walk here - great views of the coast and mountains, good walking and biking tracks as well as a quiet road.  more »
  • You can enjoy day and night time...this place is just amazing! There are hiking track and for bikes as well. Easy paths and astonishing views  more »