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Packhorse Hut guided day walk & senic drive provided by Adventure by Nature

Packhorse Hut guided day walk & senic drive

Packhorse Hut guided day walk & senic drive
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from $249.00 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
About
On this stunning journey to Packhorse Hut, we visit all four of the historic “rest houses” that were once part of a grand walking experience over the Port Hills. The hut is situated on a saddle above Lyttelton Harbour with unforgettable views of the Harbour and Banks Penninsula. This scenic drive and walking tour start in Christchurch by driving up the Port Hills following the historical track up Dyer’s Pass road before heading south along Summit Road to Gebbies Pass. Our walk starts and finishes at Gebbie’s pass, is approximately 11km (6.8 Mi) and takes most groups 3-4 hrs of walking to reach the hut and return to Gebbie’s Pass. The track follows a gravel road before heading into pine forests. After 45mins we break out of the trees into open tussock grasslands. Reaching Packhorse Hut, you will time to explore the area while your guide prepares lunch. On the return journey, we return to Gebbies Pass then follow the scenic coastal road back to Christchurch.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 210847P6
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Air-conditioned vehicle • Coffee and/or Tea • Lunch • Private transportation • Snacks
Duration
8h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Princess Margaret Hospital, Canterbury 8024, New Zealand Your guide will meet you at Princess Margarate Hospital. Park on the opposite side of the road in the free parking.
Ports:
The Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre, 20 Oxford Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Air-conditioned vehicle • Coffee and/or Tea • Lunch • Private transportation • Snacks
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Princess Margaret Hospital, Canterbury 8024, New Zealand Your guide will meet you at Princess Margarate Hospital. Park on the opposite side of the road in the free parking.
Ports:
The Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre, 20 Oxford Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
8h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
Near public transportation
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Princess Margaret Hospital
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Sign of the Kiwi Cafe
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Sign of the Takahe
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Sign of the Bellbird
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Packhorse Hut
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Princess Margaret Hospital
    Canterbury 8024, New Zealand
    Your guide will meet you at Princess Margarate Hospital. Park on the opposite side of the road in the free parking.
    See address & details
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By: Adventure by Nature
576sebastiaank
576sebastiaank
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Sea kayaking
We did the 1 day sea kayaking tour around the Littleton area. Sarah was a great guide and we had a beautiful day, w
ddannecker2013
ddannecker2013
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Best Tour Guide Ever
Mike gave us what we both described as the best tour we have ever been on, and we have been on a lot of tours. Pick
davidyK4442XO
davidyK4442XO
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Awesome hike with great views of the coastline
This was a great hike to see the coastline of Christchurch and wildlife. My guide Mike was well informed and knew a
zdw84
zdw84
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Excellent tour
Very professional and kind guides. Beautiful views with sound local knowledge. Customer service was warm and though
sarahV7158SR
sarahV7158SR
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A Wonderful day
Went out for a Sea Kayaking tour with these guys yesterday, it was wonderful. A very pretty harbor so close to Chri
dolmansjoda
dolmansjoda
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Great climbing and nice company!
Beautiful climbing in the port hills around Christchurch! With great company and stunning views over the banks peni
ijohn333
ijohn333
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Very pleasant trip!
Very nice Sea-kayaking in charteris bay. Sarah who was our instructor was very kind and friendly. I started as a be
camille s
camille s
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Awesome!
Great team, they make you feel very safe. Challenging but really fun. Amazing views as well, just a perfect day out
Brucethekiwi
Brucethekiwi
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Good day out at Castle Hill
I Had a great day at Castle Hill. I had an informative guide who found nice quiet spots away from all the other peo
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