There are a number of trails in the vicinity of the historic Bridle Path with gondola, bus and walk combinations possible. Take a picnic and soak in the views of Lyttelton and Christchurch.
Port Hills tracks within the Civil Defence Restricted Area are temporarily closed.
Civil Defence is recommending no recreational activities take place within the yellow line on this map until further notice.
Please stay well away from these tracks so that emergency services can do their job. We will reopen tracks as soon as Civil Defence reduces the Restricted Area.
The main access to the Bridle Path and nearby tracks is from the gondola car park in Heathcote, Barnett Park car park, the Summit Road, and Evans Pass Road. Some car parking is available at either end of the closed section of Summit Road.
Metroinfo have bus routes connecting with the gondola terminal and Lyttelton.
Facilities at both top and bottom of gondola.
Dogs must be restrained on a leash at all times.
Walking in the Port Hills map [PDF 3MB].