Quarry View

A short walk providing a 360 degree view of the quarry.

COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

All parks and tracks are open under alert level 2.  To help keep everyone well, please continue to maintain a 2 metre distance from other people when you’re out and about and please wash your hands before and after using equipment in our parks and gardens.

The following are all open:

  • All parks and gardens
  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • Visitor and information centres
  • Dog parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Boat ramps and wharves
  • Cemeteries

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Quarry View Walk; photo S Mankelow. Start: Main car park, Halswell Quarry, Kennedys Bush Road.

Finish: Viewpoint.

Time: 5 minutes one way.

Toilets: Located in the main car park area.

Dogs: Must be kept on a leash.


From the main car park, follow the road uphill past the buildings. Take the track to your left up the small hill to the viewpoint at the top. From here you can look down on the inner quarry and if you follow a track around the other side of the hill you get a good view of the park including all the Sister City Gardens.

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