Free Sunday walks

Learn something new about your city, its people and the environment. Free Sunday Walks is a regular walking programme.

  • All walks are on the flat and are approximately 60 minutes.
  • Prepare for changeable weather. Consider bringing a sunhat, sunscreen, raincoat, drink and a snack.
  • A BYO picnic lunch follows each walk for those interested.
  • Please check bus routes as these are subject to changes.
  • Dogs are permitted but must be on a leash and under control.
  • Check with for wheelchair accessibility.

Contact us for further information

December 2023

Date Walk Bus
3 December Head for Hoon Hay
Meet at Hoon Hay Park, Mathers Road near Fusilier Street, Hoon Hay
10 December Straight to St James
Meet at St James Park, St James Ave near Harewood Road, Harewood
17 December Away to Abberley
Meet at Abberley Park, Abberley Crescent near Kinloch Street, St Albans
24 December No walk  
31 December No walk  

January 2024

Date Walk Bus
7 January Down to Daresbury
Meet at Daresbury Park, Harakeke Street near Daresbury Lane, Riccarton
14 January Bound for Ballymena 
Meet at Ballymena Reserve, Belfast Road near Main North Road, Belfast
21 January Beat a path to Branston
Meet at Branston Park, Witham Street opposite Glenora Place, Hornby
28 January Take a walk to Thorrington
Meet at Thorrington Reserve, Thorrington Road off Colombo Street, Beckenham

February 2024

Date Walk Bus
4 February Browsing Buchan
Meet at Buchan Playground, corner Buchan Street and Wordsworth Street, Sydenham
11 February Make your way to Mona Vale
Meet at Mona Vale Car Park by the brick wall, off Matai Street, Riccarton
18 February Meet you at Mahars
Meet at Mahars Playground, corner Mahars Road and Westminister Streets, St Albans
25 February Wandering Westlake
Meet at Westlake Reserve, Westlake Drive, Halswell

March 2024

Date Walk Bus
3 March Round to Rawhiti
Meet at Rawhiti Domain, Shaw Ave near Lonsdale Street, New Brighton
10 March Let’s go to Larch
Meet at Larch Reserve, Larch Place off Veitches Road, Casebrook
17 March Take me to Travis 
Meet at Reserve, Travis Country Drive near Tintangel Lane, Burwood
24 March Walking Wycola
Meet at Wycola Park, Manuere Street near Ranui Street, Hei Hei
31 March Bowl along to Bradford 
Meet at Bradford Park, Milton Street near Strickland Street, Sydenham