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Port Hills

Summit Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-379 9629
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  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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LOCATION
Summit Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-379 9629
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

this was a great drive with lovely views one could see from so far.The road was a bit narrow in places but with careful driving it was ok

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing could be finer...even in the State of Carolina! The Christchurch Port Hills offer the average fitness person an opportunity to just about be at one with nature in full view of the city . If you're lucky enough to visit Chch during the week...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The parts still closed due to earthquake are even better due to there being no traffic, this is an great outdoor location, walk/run/bike on or off road/picnic or just enjoy the scenery

Thank Adrianhamill
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Gondola ride and the views from the top of Port Hills make it a must do activity for first-time visitors to Christchurch. There is an awesome cafe at the top with plentiful selections. Admission tickets are just $28 per adult and it includes a...More

Thank sonnykumar
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Love going out to the hills to explore and get some exercise in :) Great views never get boring. Lots and lots of different tracks to explore :)

Thank Lisa_D1911990
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The drive up the hills is amazing, windy road and awesome views. Once you get up to the hills, there's spots to stop at and walk over to look at the panoramic view of the town. Great spot for sunsets!

Thank Isa K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Several varied and well posted walking and cycling tracks. Gondola restaurant an added bonus. Road to various vantage points is good, one section closed following earthquake damage in 2011, but most is accessible by car.

Thank Ted A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Saw tracks for mountain bikers, walkers and runners. A heaven for those who love trails. The hills are lush and green in Autumn...whatever the season it's a stunning place to be in. Don't forget to drive down Summit road that leads to Sumner.

Thank arby235
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Every time we visit there are people everywhere enjoying the hills. We mostly ride our bikes up and around and over the good trails on offer. Could pedal for hours if your legs could cope. Plenty of options, even without the bike park at the...More

Thank Nuttykiwi
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I regularly bike and walk here - great views of the coast and mountains, good walking and biking tracks as well as a quiet road.

Thank Shirley W
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