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This is a lovely place to go for a drive. We went late afternoon for a picnic. The Summit Road side was quite windy so we walked 40 metres to the other side overlooking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mairi M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a lovely place to go for a drive. We went late afternoon for a picnic. The Summit Road side was quite windy so we walked 40 metres to the other side overlooking Lyttleton. This was a spectacular spot looking out to the water. Lovely way to spend a Summer evening.

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Thank Mairi M
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To take an afternoon and drive around these hills and spend time in the area is wonderful and beautiful , the entire road is full of interesting spots to look and absorb the sceenery

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Thank Maxi2005
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the port hills are awesome. a short ride from downtown christchurch and you're in a completely different world. great views down to christchurch and also to the other side, the crater. there's a lot of mountain bikers up there, I'm sure it would be an awesome place to ride the bike

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful ride, but very scary. The road is windy with narrow lanes in some area. Take it slowly and the driver can't really look at the views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked a good bit of these hills as my daughter used to live in Cashmere. Getting up through the suburbs is steep and not very inspiring walking but once on the high ground the views and wide vistas are stunning.

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

These hills are the arms that embarrass Christchurch. Make time for a walk, picnic, time along the hills. Can be very dramatic with rolling fog or lovely soft light or a bright sunny day- remember your sunscreen!

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Thank Boobaby62
Christchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I take my son up the port hills most weeks for a run (he runs, I walk). The view in both directions is great - you can see out to Banks Pinisula or across to the mountains. Well worth the trip and excellent walking options from so many spots.

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

Love coming up here on a sunny day and explore the many different places you can head off to while your up there :) I usually start up the Rapaki track then walk along to summit Road and head down to Lyttleton and check out the great Saturday market they have there. worth the visit!

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Thank Skye T
Christchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We enjoyed the gondala ride up and the views were awesome, was later in the afternoon so had the benefit of a beautiful prelude to the sunset.

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melbourne, australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Just a short drive out of Christchurch and you are hundreds of metres above sea level with views out over the Pacific Ocean and the coastline and the City of Christchurch laid out beneath you....

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