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Good for bikers and walkers.

Now only open to bikers and walkers due to the 2011 earthquake, good views from the top, If you go up Rapaki track you can go down to Lyttleton down the other side.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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preston lancashire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now only open to bikers and walkers due to the 2011 earthquake, good views from the top, If you go up Rapaki track you can go down to Lyttleton down the other side.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get to the Summit Road by car up to The Sign of the Kiwi Cafe (reopens end 2016), or up Evans Pass from Sumner. Strong road cyclists can also climb these roads. MTB riders generally prefer Rapaki Track. A gentler ascent can be done by Gondola, and strong walkers can go up a number of tracks, of which... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the trek is one mighty big hill, the work is worth it at the top! The hike to the top takes about 30-45 minutes depending on fitness level. At the top of the hill there is room to explore further, sit for a nice snack or meal, and the views overlooking Christchurch are spectacular! Highly recommend for anyone who... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Always a beautiful place to be, Summit Road on the Port Hills, whether it be walking, running or cycling. The views are magnificent, definitely a place worth visiting on a nice day. Anywhere around Banks Peninsula is beautiful - highly recommend to all. A special place to many who call Christchurch and surrounding areas our home.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Scenic views from the top. Would have loved to read a book while enjoying the view. Tracks available

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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

If you are lost in Ch-ch, the hills are to the south. There is something for nearly everyone, hang-gliding, walks, rock-climbing, and a new adventure park opening. If Harry Ell could see how his vision has grown...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

we drove to the Port hills for sunset and it was wonderful. As darkness fell one had views over the whole of Christchurch . as well as Lyttelton and surrounding aeras

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

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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