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Address: Summit Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Great view of the town!

The drive up the hills is amazing, windy road and awesome views. Once you get up to the hills, there's spots to stop at and walk over to look at the panoramic view of the... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The drive up the hills is amazing, windy road and awesome views. Once you get up to the hills, there's spots to stop at and walk over to look at the panoramic view of the town. Great spot for sunsets!

Thank Isa K
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Several varied and well posted walking and cycling tracks. Gondola restaurant an added bonus. Road to various vantage points is good, one section closed following earthquake damage in 2011, but most is accessible by car.

Thank Ted A
Auckland, New Zealand
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw tracks for mountain bikers, walkers and runners. A heaven for those who love trails. The hills are lush and green in Autumn...whatever the season it's a stunning place to be in. Don't forget to drive down Summit road that leads to Sumner.

Thank arby235
Feilding, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Every time we visit there are people everywhere enjoying the hills. We mostly ride our bikes up and around and over the good trails on offer. Could pedal for hours if your legs could cope. Plenty of options, even without the bike park at the moment. We've also walked and driven around the hills enjoying the views. Must do in... More 

Thank Nuttykiwi
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I regularly bike and walk here - great views of the coast and mountains, good walking and biking tracks as well as a quiet road.

Thank Shirley W
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You can enjoy day and night time...this place is just amazing! There are hiking track and for bikes as well. Easy paths and astonishing views

Thank rambling z
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Awesome for motorbiking, driving, push biking up, or just going up and walking around. Leads to Lyttelton and surrounding bays, so well worth the extra 8kms compared to going via the tunnel.

Thank honestreviewer2015
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

There are heaps of tracks that you can choose. I took the track from Taylor's Mistake to Godley Head. Such a pretty place to explore. On a nice day you'll see other walkers and runners.

Thank echo15girl
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Beautiful views of the city and mountains. Love going up to get some fresh air and to clear my head.

Thank maymily
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The western part of the summit road is fully open to motor vehicle traffic, the eastern only partially - the remainder is open to bicycles. [Note: because of recent fires in early March 2017 both roads are closed - should re-open anytime soon.] Great views, severaL good picnic spots on the eastern part, about 4 km from dyers Pass Road/... More 

Thank Uhuru966

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