Port Hills

Port Hills, Christchurch: Address, Phone Number, Port Hills Reviews: 4.5/5

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Sharron W
Ashburton, New Zealand6 contributions
Apr 2022
Biked the track. Well maintained, it was bit of a grind as it was very windy but we made it to the top and back down in one piece.
Written 23 April 2022
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Jane H
Christchurch, New Zealand94 contributions
Apr 2021
Lots of walking tracks to choose from and an added bonus is you can visit Sign of the Takahe on the way back as a special treat.
Written 14 April 2021
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Michele
25 contributions
Jul 2020
Walk the crater rim of the Summit Road and get some of the best views in the world. Stop at the Sign of the Kiwi for a magical meal or coffee.
Written 19 December 2020
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Naina-Damani
London, UK1,032 contributions
Feb 2020
Port Hills is a mountain range near Christchurch. It was an amazing journey through alpine forest and farmland leading to crystal clear lake.
Written 11 December 2020
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Strickes
Rotorua District, New Zealand1,587 contributions
Nov 2020
Well worth the time go go up and see the scenery below.

We visited a few weeks ago November 2020 and the hills are stunning, fist time we have been to Christchurch. They are quite a backdrop to Christchurch and even at this time of the year they are very dry looking. Wind and heat? Can only imagine what the heat of summer will bring.
Written 28 November 2020
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Cameron
Auckland, New Zealand10 contributions
Sep 2020
Absolutely amazing views, especially on a clear day. Also being so close to Christchurch you don't have to drive for long at all to get here. Tight twisty narrow roads though once you get up into the hills which is common in NZ so just take your time there but well worth it. Plenty of walking/biking tracks as well as lookouts (on sumner road).
Written 11 October 2020
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FushNChips
Christchurch, New Zealand189 contributions
Aug 2020 • Solo
I’m lucky enough to live 15mins away from the Port Hills. I’m a runner and being up here as the sun rises or sets is something rather amazing. Definitely get up here if you can, the walking tracks are well maintained and the views are spectacular
Written 25 August 2020
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sunshine54904170409
Auckland, New Zealand47 contributions
Aug 2020
The height above sea-level is quite awesome, with lots of photo opportunities from sea and city scapes to the majesty of the Southern Alps. Unfortunately the summit road is partially closed,probably due to ongoing earthquake repairs.
Written 9 August 2020
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Tim F
Christchurch, New Zealand12 contributions
May 2020
For those people wanting to stretch their legs, this is the closest place to Christchurch to really go for a walk. The port hills have nearly an Alpine feeling. Also great to get short legs accustomed to walking.
Written 20 June 2020
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CFD20
Blenheim, New Zealand246 contributions
Feb 2020
Fantastic views. Lucky with good weather and scenery. Road narrow but with slow driving it is enjoyable.
Written 8 March 2020
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