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575 Summit Road, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take summit road and see the bay and also the plains of canterbury with the mountains backdrop. The lookout points are everywhere, all of them offer breathaking views.

Thank deantilef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People drive and cycle up here. The views are fantastic. There are plenty of trails for mountain bikes and some separate trails for walkers. Nonetheless keep an ear & eye open for mountain bikers as they do sometimes whizz along. If you get there early...More

1  Thank EnglishHugh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The port hills are a fantastic place for a wide range of activities, they were my second home when I lived in Christchurch and i still venture up there when I'm in Christchurch and get the chance

Thank cozza22
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I walked one of the tracks from Lyttelton up to Summit Road and the Christchurch Gondola and it was amazing. Really nice walk, not too difficult (I was in jeans and Vans) and the views all the way up were just incredible of both Lyttelton/Banks...More

Thank josiecolclough
Reviewed 10 September 2018

A great variety of tracks for walkers of all ages, runners and mountain bikers. There's the Victoria Park playground, heaps of great picnic areas and the views are amazing. It's worth gong for an hour or a whole day.

Thank PenzChristchurch
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great views of the city, plains and Sumner. Some great walks too. Don't like walking, take the gondola.

Thank DR_NZ2000
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Amazing 360* views. Walked part of the Banks Peninsula Walk with friends followed by a tasty lunch in the Sign of the Kiwi cafe.

1  Thank JanetEdwards5926
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a lovely easy way to see the lay of the land. The Port Hills enfold Christchurch to the South-East and look back to the Southern Alps across the Canterbury Plains. This is one of Christchurch's many playgrounds, really, a drawcard for cyclists, motorists,...More

3  Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Stunning views of Christchurch and snow capped mountains in background. Good roads around the area and easy access.

Thank a1job
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Only a fewminutes drive out of the city the views are incredible go back via Lyttleton through the tunnel.

Thank robin p
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