Godley Head

Magnificent coastal views feature alongside military defence sites built during World War Two.

Godley Head 855

Taylors Mistake carpark is about 30 minutes drive from the city centre, past Sumner. To reach the Godley Head carpark, turn onto Summit Rd from Evans Pass and continue until the end of the road.


  • Taylors Mistake beach
  • Godley Head carpark


Dogs are allowed on the walkway but they must be on a lead. No dogs are permitted on the rest of Godley Head or off the walkway.

Walks and Tracks

Walks and bike tracks take you in all directions. Walking on the Port Hills Map [PDF 3MB].