Coronation Hill

This short circuit starts and finishes at the Sign of the Kiwi and rewards you with views of Lyttelton Harbour and interesting volcanic features.

Coronation Hill remains closed. Find out more on the track status page. 

people walking on Coronation Hill

Start The Sign of the Kiwi, Dyers Pass Road, Port Hills
Finish Same as the starting point
Distance 1.5 km
Time 45 minutes return.
Toilets Located at the Sign of the Kiwi
Dogs Must be kept on a leash

Start near the steps below the Sign of the Kiwi and pick up the track to the left above Dyers Pass Road.

Follow the track as it skirts around scrubby slopes high above Lyttelton Harbour before turning back to the Summit Road near a large gravel car park.

Complete the circuit and return to the Sign of the Kiwi by picking up the track to the left that sidles above the Summit Road and ends near the cattle stop by the Sign of the Kiwi car park.

Get ready for this track using Plan My Walk(external link) by the NZ Mountain Safety Council. You can find track alerts, weather forecasts, trip reviews and a packing list, so you are set for your adventure.