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Great Mtb tracks, never get sick of riding the trails on the Port Hills. Also good walking tracks and views are brilliant anytime of day, night or month of year. One of must visit... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Mtb tracks, never get sick of riding the trails on the Port Hills. Also good walking tracks and views are brilliant anytime of day, night or month of year. One of must visit places when in Christchurch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Essentially a system of views from elevated ground, steeply achieved.They are well signed. Walk-cycle-run-drive or paraglide. The town will be redefined from a multitude of views and the varietal grounds can be topographically enjoyed: estuarine, littoral, beach, heights. Geomorphologically they are of interest as well as volcanologically. Suburbs can be observed from above (e.g. Sumner, Cashmere and Mt.Pleasant). The road... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are plenty of walking tracks, mountain bike tracks, and places to enjoy the view. If you are visiting and don't have a car I'd recommend Rapaki Track - you can get there by bus - No.17 goes to the end of Wilsons Road, get off near the Mobil Petrol Station and walk along Centaurus Rd to Rapaki Rd which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Port Hill has the mains crags of climbing of Christchurch. You can access to the crags by bicycle with the Summit road from Dyer pass or Evan Pass. It is amazing road cycling by night. Great slope for young paraglider on top of Taloy Mistake bay (turn left at evan pass). Paradise for mountain bikers.

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Thank Sandrine R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The port hills runs along the length of christchurch in the east. There are fantastic views and some hidden locations for those that seek them out. There are walking and cycling tracks or you can just drive along the summit road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother drove us up the Port Hills. Because of the earthquake you can't get right across to Lytleton However, the views are spectacular. We went in a Saturday and there were hundreds of cyclists. My guess is that for experienced cyclists this would be heaven. It was wonderful watching them gliding down the hills. Back to the views -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Head up the bridle path track (near the gondola), or up to Victoria Park, or along the crater rim track and you will be in awe the whole time. A wonderful place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

A beautiful vantage point to look over the whole of Christchurch. We drove up here while there were still rocks on the road and played dodgem, added to the aura of this place... I lived in ChCh when first married and before I got to know it the sport Hills served as a beacon to me, I'd walk for miles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Used to have a drive up here and be isolated. Great if you just want to get away from it all in the sticks , not many people and lovely lovely views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

followed the guides to the Gibraltar Rock track. Nice wee walk and a bit of a scramble up the rock but not too difficult. Lovely time. Be careful on Summit Road as there are lots of cyclists and it's quite windy.

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