Mitchells Track

This popular walk forms part of the Sugarloaf Circuit, allowing walkers to experience the Lyttelton Harbour side of the Port Hills.

people sitting at a rest stop along Mitchells Track

Start Bowenvale car park, Summit Road
Finish Opposite Sign of the Kiwi
Distance 1.2 km
Time 35 minutes one way
Toilets Located at Sign of the Kiwi
Dogs Must be kept on a leash

From the car park, follow the track through native bush and sidle around steep rocky bluffs until reaching a spur.

Head down into a section of pretty native bush before finishing opposite Sign of the Kiwi.

Make the return trip via Gilpins or Cedrics Track for a change of scenery. 

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.