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Address: Dyers Pass Road | Port Hills, Christchurch 8002, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)3 332 9889
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Vic Park is a great place for a families and couples, has a fantastic view and some great walks aswell. The playground is sufficient for children and the large lawn space is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Vic Park is a great place for a families and couples, has a fantastic view and some great walks aswell. The playground is sufficient for children and the large lawn space is good for picnics and running about.

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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

The park was obviously most beautiful before the earthquake disasters. The regeneration here is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Christchurch inhabitants. And, I am sure, in five years or so will be back even better, stronger and more beautiful than before.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The location means that it is often sheltered from any heavy winds yet still provides a lovely park like setting overlooking the Canterbury Plains and Christchurch City. The park leads to various tracks and walkways for those wishing some form of exercise and also provides shelters from sun and rain and several picnic areas. A slide and some playground equipment... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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162 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Lots of great views while you are walking and lots of space around, I enjoy doing all the tracks - they also have a dog park up their too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Some very nice DH tracks! Such as tilted sally and lava flow old and new Nationals. Etc. Worth hiring a dh bike in a local shop.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Pop up to Cashmere Hills behind Christchurch ,you can drive or catch a bus up to the Sign of Takaehe from the city. A walking track starts from here & mountain bike track too great out looks up the coast ,across Canterbury Plains & towards Alps ,over the city.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I always organise a walk at Victoria Park whenever I visit NZ. This time I did part of the Tawhairaunui Trail starting near the visitor centre. There are public toliets and a water drinking fountain nearby, plus a fabulous children's palyground. I chose a short 15 mintue walk that ends near the picturesque dog exercise park with bay views. There... More 

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Bribie Island, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Although I have spent lots of time exploring the Port Hills - pre quake, this was my first visit to Victoria Park and was suggested to us by a local. The park offers great views of the city and lots of walking tracks as well as a memorial to the 19th Infantry Battalion . There's a nice picnic table near... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Taking the road into the park, drive to one of the carparks and start a walk on the Harry Ell track. This track gradually climbs up to the Sign of the Kiwi and is a well formed path with peeps of the view out to the city as well as tree lined sections. At the top you can then continue... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This park is amazing. Tonnes of walkways of all sorts, dog park, tracks(some pram friendly, some not!). Then there's that amazing long slide! One of a kind in chch that's for sure. The views make you feel on top of the world!

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