Kennedys Bush track

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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Start: Halswell Quarry, Kennedys Bush Road.

Finish: Summit Road, Port Hills.

Access: Climb up Crocodile track or from Kennedys Bush Road.

Signage: Posted at each end.

Description: This is the longest ascent on the Port Hills. Riding isn't recommended during lambing (August/September).

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