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Climbing - Paraglinding - Mountain biking - Road Cycling Port Hill

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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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Lincoln, New Zealand
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Well what can I say here, this is a little secret most visitors don't get to see enough. The views from anywhere on the Port hills are stunning to say the least. In places you get to see both sides at the same time. On one side the harbour where there is almost always things going on and on the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The Port Hills are well worth a visit for a view of Christchurch, the Canterbury Plains and the coast towards Kaikoura. The area can be accessed by car, bike,bus in some parts or on foot. The area has many tracks that are accessible by bike or on foot providing fitness,or a leisurely walk and views.Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Port Hills is not to be missed whilst you are in Christchurch. The hills reach up to 350m asl and on a clear day you will have a great view out to the Southern Alps and over to the Lyttleton Harbour.

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