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575 Summit Road, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Bit of a windy road but nice views once you are up there, did not go for a walk up to the peak. Not a place to have a picnic though.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tawaite
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking views! Perfect place for photo shoots without getting photobombed! Always wonder why is there so few people at such a lovely place!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank shishul1
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Best place in ChCh. It is our favourite place. You have an amazing view and fresh air. You also have many hiking and biking trails

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ramblingzucchini
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank philashwell
Reviewed 18 October 2017

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!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MoabMic
Reviewed 20 September 2017

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Can drive and cycle over most places, but some roads still closed following quake, good for recreation

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank iamhappysheep
Reviewed 20 July 2017

this was a great drive with lovely views one could see from so far.The road was a bit narrow in places but with careful driving it was ok

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Diane G
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing could be finer...even in the State of Carolina! The Christchurch Port Hills offer the average fitness person an opportunity to just about be at one with nature in full view of the city . If you're lucky enough to visit Chch during the week...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The parts still closed due to earthquake are even better due to there being no traffic, this is an great outdoor location, walk/run/bike on or off road/picnic or just enjoy the scenery

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Adrianhamill
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