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Bottle Lake Forest

Waitikiri Drive | Marshland, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-383 0405
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Lovely place

Great venue for walking and cycling, berrying or pinecones whatever you fancy it's a beautiful spot... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Local14me
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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Excellent mountain-biking tracks

Great mountain biking tracks. Also has walking tracks and horse riding areas. The trees are tall... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
kevben1055
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Waitikiri Drive | Marshland, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great venue for walking and cycling, berrying or pinecones whatever you fancy it's a beautiful spot for a free trip out. Miles and miles to walk around but don't forget your sunblock, it's not all dense woodland.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great mountain biking tracks. Also has walking tracks and horse riding areas. The trees are tall and there is no scenery to see, Ensure your vehicle is securely locked and valuables hidden from sight

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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I went to this forest with my son. Lovely 4km walk. There were a number of cyclists. At the top of the hill is a look out post. But it was a bit cold and gloomy at 8 that evening. THE sea looked good from...More

Thank Shaats
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This area has great mountain biking, walking and horse tracks and two golf courses. I use the area 2-3 times a week and it is one of the gems of Christchurch that even the locals fail to use as well as they should. There is...More

Thank Graeme M
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

If you like dry, dust, sand and pine needles poking you when you sit down, don't come here...its really dry, bring alot of water and don't forget there is no much here. Hit the sea and even hotter in the sun! Good for Running!

Thank SeventhDayEdenChurch
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Great network of trails in an actively harvested forest. Fun, flowy singletrack with multiple loop options. Best track information is found on the trailforks app. Lots of opportunities for walkers, runners, dogs, but we just enjoyed the great mountain biking. Beautiful sections along a stunning...More

Thank MoabMic
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Many trails and paths in forest, mainly pine, and can go through to the beach, gets busy on weekends

Thank happysheepChina
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

forestry park, I still prefer this to mountain biking mcleans island, sandy ground, from road to beach

Thank Adrianhamill
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is just one of those places that remind you of how beautiful Christchurch and New Zealand are.So close to town so no need to pack a picnic

Thank sw893036
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Fantastic walk, but take a map from the info centre and a GPS/Google maps on your phone too. We wanted to do the blue 10k walk, but had many moments of confusion and ended up doing 14k and had cut a loop from the blue...More

Thank Salcheltenham
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