This walk takes you on a tour of a dramatic quarry face. It is believed to have been the oldest continually operated quarry in Australasia.
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The Quarry Rim Track is suitable for all ages. It starts from the main car park and heads up the hill above the old quarry buildings, showcasing panoramic views of the Southern Alps and the city.
Information panels depict the workings and historic features of the quarry and viewing platforms and seating provide ideal resting points along the route. The track descends to Findlay's picnic area and back to the main car park.
There are linkages to both Kennedys Bush Road and Kennedys Bush Track from here.
|Start||Main car park, Halswell Quarry, Kennedys Bush Road|
|Finish||Same as the starting point|
|Time||40 minute circuit|
|Toilets||Located in the main car park area and Findlay's picnic area|
|Dogs||Must be kept on a leash|
While we do our best to ensure information is correct and regularly updated, errors in the data and its completeness may occur. The walks that we are promoting are represented by interactive lines - we cannot verify the accuracy of any tracks displayed on the underlying base map.
All users should be aware that changes in the environment can happen quickly such as slips, rockfalls, or access across private land and may not be represented immediately on the mapping provided. Take note of signs on the ground. Be aware of safety in the outdoors and be suitably prepared for your walk.