Misty Peaks Reserve

COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

The Government is asking for everyone to stay at home. Their advice is that you can go for a walk or exercise outdoors for a short time, but to stick to simple walks or exercise spots close to home. 

If using one of our parks, always stay two metres away from anyone not in your household. If you take your dog, please keep it on a leash at all times to help avoid contact with other dogs. Take your dog poo home and dispose of it in your red bin.

Where there are gates and latches in parks, please avoid using your hands to open and close them. If gates are off their hinges or left open, please leave them as you find them.

Cemeteries are open for pedestrian access only. 

The following are closed:

  • Public toilets.
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks.
  • The Botanic Gardens.
  • Car parks within parks.
  • Visitor and information centres.
  • The Spencer Park animal area and fenced dog parks.
  • All Council-owned sports facilities

Unite Against Covid-19, visit covid19.govt.nz

Misty Peaks

Enjoy a day out in the 500 hectares of Misty Peaks Reserve. 

Home to a number of native birds, lizards and rare plants, the reserve is a beautiful spot to picnic, relax or walk.

The Misty Peaks Reserve Track heads along the crest of Akaroa's ancient volcanic rim. There are spectacular coastal and harbour views and attractive rural landscapes in all directions.

The reserve shares its facilities with both walkers and cyclists so be courteous and respectful to all users.