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Bottle Lake Forest

Waitikiri Drive | Marshland, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-383 0405
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walk run MTB

forestry park, I still prefer this to mountain biking mcleans island, sandy ground, from road to... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
Somewhere to enjoy a slow walk and take in the scenery

This is just one of those places that remind you of how beautiful Christchurch and New Zealand... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Waitikiri Drive | Marshland, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-383 0405
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

forestry park, I still prefer this to mountain biking mcleans island, sandy ground, from road to beach

Thank Adrianhamill
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is just one of those places that remind you of how beautiful Christchurch and New Zealand are.So close to town so no need to pack a picnic

Thank sw893036
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Fantastic walk, but take a map from the info centre and a GPS/Google maps on your phone too. We wanted to do the blue 10k walk, but had many moments of confusion and ended up doing 14k and had cut a loop from the blue...More

Thank Salcheltenham
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great beginner single trails for mountain biking. Enough hills to keep it different and challenging and enough flat to enjoy the riding. The trail we were on took us to the beach where we had lunch before continuing the loop back to the car park....More

Thank Paralleltripper
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.

Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 2 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...More

Thank Gavin6114
Reviewed 1 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.

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank zhuhai2007
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.

Thank KiwiCandiCane
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!

Thank 1vs1
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