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Address: Waitikiri Drive | Marshland, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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+64 3-383 0405

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Don't loose your bottle

Acres and acres, hectares even of forest biking, walking and other activities, with the sea not far off. It is a fun way to keep healthy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2017
CaptainCompass
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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Acres and acres, hectares even of forest biking, walking and other activities, with the sea not far off. It is a fun way to keep healthy.

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Thank CaptainCompass
Christchurch, New Zealand
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130 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We have only just done a few of the tracks in this park - walking and biking - and are enjoying the beauty and peacefulness of the pine forest environment. Although there are many other users there are many times of solitude because of the vastness of the area. Although mainly flat there is a variety of terrain, so users... More 

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Thank Gavin6114
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

The bottle lake forest is a great place to go for a walk or run with your dog or horse! Great tracks for bikes too. Easy to find and close to the city. Good footwear is advised.

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Thank Grace M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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307 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The vast expanse of Bottle Lake Forest is criss-crossed with sandy paths, suitable for walkers and mountain bikes. Some tracks are mountain bikes only, with a few humps & bumps for added adventure. The main coastal track affords frequent glimpses of the Ocean and terminates at the Spencer Park Surf Club.

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Thank zhuhai2007
Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had a lovely walk here recently with our two dogs. Lots of different paths to go on, lots of people walking and running too.

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Thank KiwiCandiCane
Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Lots of great tracks for mountain bikes, all riders seem to be very friendly and courteous to others We go out most weekends and love it. We still haven't discovered all the tracks available yet!

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Thank 1vs1
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57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Entered via the Waitakeri entrance to take the dog for a walk. This is a sprawling area for both walkers and mountain bikers. It was peaceful as I appeared to be the only one in the whole place. The facilities were underwhelming with limited maps and signage I can imagine you could easily get lost. The track I walked for... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

One of our favourite spots for a family day out. The biking is suitable for all ages. If you are biking with kids I would start a the Waitakiri end and take the track through the middle of the park (going out to the beach is a lot further and the sandy tracks are harder to ride). Our young children... More 

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Thank corfi
Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We rode out mountain bikes frequently over the six months we stayed in Christchurch. We miss this park the most! Perfect place for outings!

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Thank Kelley R
New Zealand
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Beautiful forest with easy walks. Good place to de-stress. Great for people wanting to use mountain bikes. We went on a Saturday and there were lots of bikers but still had a good walk into the forest.

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