Port Hills, Christchurch

4.8
#3 of 14 in Nature in Christchurch
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. Plan a trip to Christchurch easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Port Hills, beautiful scenery at night. Full view of Town. Would definitely recommend this. Also has a walking Trail for people that are keen to walk. Lots of cyclist cycle to Port Hills  more »
  • Nice cruisy drive over the hills and down to Lyttleton. Stunning views with lots of tracks. Incredible mountain biking. Be nice to the cyclists by going slow and giving them space!  more »
  • Was a nice night to look out over the city lights,2nd night was foggy and could not see far,easy to get too.Parking spots as well.  more »

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