Explore the Port Hills on foot, by bike or driving. From bush-clad gullies to rocky outcrops with magnificent views these seven locations offer great diversity.
The following Christchurch City Council parks are temporarily closed for all access and activities including walking, biking and dog walking, due to the ongoing fire operation:
As tracks become accessible to the public we will continue to update these pages.
Some tracks on the Port Hills are still closed following the Canterbury earthquakes in 2011: Heathcote Quarry Track and Whitewash Head Track. The Flowers Track is open and Taylors Track from 121 Taylors Mistake Road to Taylors Mistake Beach.
Check the track status for shared-use and dedicated bike tracks.
The Port Hills offers many walks ranging in length and difficulty. Download a map [PDF 3.2MB] to take with you.