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Amazing scenery

Head to Godley Park on a sunny day (and wind free if possible). It is such a gorgeous place with... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
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Fantastic view , got some great photos , well worth the drive ,it was a clear day so we could see... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
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575 Summit Road | Banks Peninsula, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
+64 3-379 4082
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Head to Godley Park on a sunny day (and wind free if possible). It is such a gorgeous place with beautiful views. Just the type of new zealand you see on post cards and online. Plenty of hiking opportunities. Driving there, please take extra good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Fantastic view , got some great photos , well worth the drive ,it was a clear day so we could see for miles and miles

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bodaleer
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Toilets, picnic on the grass, less people on a week day. Interesting history, and only going to get better once the museum and gun emplacements have been restored. The whole area is well maintained as there is a resident caretaker living there. 20min steep drive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bandjbridges
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Albeit being one of the shorter hikes, it is one of the Must-Dos if you happen to be in Christchurch. The coastal views were breathtaking!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JanXZC
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Easy hike, longer than your short 1-2 hour hikes, but all easy terrain (mind you be careful not to slip when dewy or after rain as it can be muddy in patches) that i clearly marked out - you won't get lost.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roxane U
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This place is stunning. What lovely place to take the kids for a walk with lots of local war history , views of the old crators, picnic spots. Truly a easy walk , toilets and good flat parking. Well worth a visit on a warm...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SonyaDevonW
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Park up walk along the sand next to the sea for miles right around the bay. Loads of birds to watch as well as the odd surfer.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Martin G
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is stunning spot to get overview of Christchurch city and the Canterbury plains. Also great to roam and go for extended walk.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gaslam
Reviewed 4 February 2018

An epic car trip through untouched beautul landscape guiding you through many stop offs for photo opportunities. Take lots of water and snacks.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Marie n Jules m
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love this place, whether it be for a picnic/bbq or just to sit and admire the view. There is a walkway that takes you past old gun replacements from long ago.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ainslie M
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Response from Boobaby62 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seeing your question. Hope I can help. Depends of course on how fast you want. But generally if you give yourself two hours that's a good estimate. I wouldn't recommend a mountain buggy pram. If you have a pack I... More
21 December 2016|
Response from milliesmum2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I'm not sure that we did the whole thing. It was a loop and took about an hour going at a leisurely pace and stopping along the way to look at the old WWII gun emplacements and observation bunkers. It's really... More