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

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

Thank DR_NZ2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank JanetEdwards5926
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank a1job
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank robin p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And when you take the gondola to the top of Mount Cavendish, you get 350-degree views of the city, from the Pacific Ocean, the harbor across to the Southern Alps on the west coast. Marvelous !

Thank TravelingWoman001
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The walks available on and around the Port Hills are almost endless. There are hikes and gentle walks for all fitness types, but be sure to bring grippy walking shoes. There are short walks of around 30 mins, and longer ones of 3 hours plus....More

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We self drove the Port Hills a number of times, and explored and photographed many different areas. However, we took a tour with Vicky of 'Arahitoursnz' which was very good and gave us so much information. This trip was unfortunately on a bad weather day,...More

1  Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing views of christchurch and over to Littleton harbour. Drive up to summit road and there’s lots of car parking and walk ways up to each summit without to much walking. Please be sure to not litter or park like a idiot like some people...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Well worth the drive while in Christchurch, the views are spectacular and a great way to spend the afternoon.

Thank linnyc1981
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