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LYTTELTON Walks

Track Status:
1
Coastal Walk to Pony Point Reserve
Walk familyWell formed track surface. Easy flat walking
2 hours one way
Dogs allowed under effective control
*
Dogs allowed under effective control - *Asterisk displayed when further Dog Access Restrictions apply
A coastal meander with views over Lyttlelton port visiting historic sites and sandy swimming beaches.
Track Status:

Closed from Cass Bay to Pony Point

A coastal meander with views over Lyttlelton port visiting historic sites, sandy swimming beaches and ending at an elevated scenic reserve. Ideal for families and part of the Head to Head walkway.
*Dogs on short leash on beaches 1 Dec-1 Mar 9am-7pm and at all times in Pony Point
Track features:
Native bush, Coastal, Historic, Track formed, Sign posted, Road walking
Obtain "Lyttelton Town and Hill Walks" brochure before departing for detailed directions on how to find and follow this walk.
Available from:
  • Lyttelton Information Centre, 20 Oxford Street, Lyttelton, 03 328 9093
*Dog access restrictions:
Dogs on short leash on beaches 1 Dec – 1 Mar 9am – 7pm and at all times in Pony Point.
2
Nooks and Crannies
Walk formed trackGentle walking on formed track. Some up and down hill
3 hour circular
Dogs allowed under effective controlDogs allowed under effective control - *Asterisk displayed when further Dog Access Restrictions apply
Explore the nooks and crannies that make the historical port town of Lyttelton so interesting.
Track Status:

Open

Explore the nooks and crannies that make the historical port town of Lyttelton so interesting. Some strenuous street climbs and uneven surfaces.
Track features:
Native bush, Coastal, Summit, Historic, Track formed, Sign posted, Road walking
Obtain "Lyttelton Town and Hill Walks" brochure before departing for detailed directions on how to find and follow this walk.
Available from:
  • Lyttelton Information Centre, 20 Oxford Street, Lyttelton, 03 328 9093

LYTTELTON Tramps/Hikes

Track Status:
1
Urumau Loop
Tramp unformed trackTrack mostly unformed but with direction markers. Prolonged up and down hill
3.5 hour circular
Dogs on leadsDogs on leads - *Asterisk displayed when further Dog Access Restrictions apply
For the nimble-footed who like scrambling up rocks and narrow cliff paths.
Track Status:

Open

For the nimble-footed who like scrambling up rocks and narrow cliff paths. This walk has magnificent vistas over Whakaraupo¯ /Lyttelton harbour, Sumner and Christchurch. This tramp includes steep hill climbs that are on oat-like tracks and is unsuitable after heavy rain. Beware of rock fall danger.
Track features:
Native bush, Summit, Sign posted
Obtain "Lyttelton Town and Hill Walks" brochure before departing for detailed directions on how to find and follow this walk.
Available from:
  • Lyttelton Information Centre, 20 Oxford Street, Lyttelton, 03 328 9093
2
Whakaraupo Loop
Walk wheelchair assistedEasy access short walk suitable for all abilities, wheelchair assisted, pushchairs
2 hours circular
Dogs allowed under effective controlDogs allowed under effective control - *Asterisk displayed when further Dog Access Restrictions apply
A bracing loop walk with great views that takes you up through Whakaraupo Reserve on the Stan Helms Track and back down the historic Bridle Path.
Track Status:

Open

A bracing loop walk with great views that takes you up through Whakaraupo Reserve on the Stan Helms Track and back down the historic Bridle Path. This tramp includes steep hill climbs. Beware of rock fall danger.
Track features:
Native bush, Summit, Historic, Track formed, Sign posted
Obtain "Lyttelton Town and Hill Walks" brochure before departing for detailed directions on how to find and follow this walk.
Available from:
  • Lyttelton Information Centre, 20 Oxford Street, Lyttelton, 03 328 9093
3
Ōhinehou Skyline Circuit
Walk wheelchair assistedEasy access short walk suitable for all abilities, wheelchair assisted, pushchairs
3 hour circular
Dogs allowed under effective controlDogs allowed under effective control - *Asterisk displayed when further Dog Access Restrictions apply
This tramp includes steep hill climbs. Beware of rock fall danger.
Track Status:
A tramp up the rugged, steep Major Hornbrook track, with fantastic views over Lyttelton/Whakaraupo Harbour and beyond Christchurch/Otautahi to the Southern Alps. Return via the historic Bridle Path. This tramp includes steep hill climbs. Beware of rock fall danger.
Track features:
Native bush, Summit, Track formed, Sign posted
Obtain "Lyttelton Town and Hill Walks" brochure before departing for detailed directions on how to find and follow this walk.
Available from:
  • Lyttelton Information Centre, 20 Oxford Street, Lyttelton, 03 328 9093
Key to Map and Table
Walks
Walks on roads
Easy access short walk suitable for all abilities, wheelchair assisted, pushchairs.
Well formed track surface. Easy flat walking.
Gentle walking on formed track. Some up and down hill.
Tramps/Hikes
Tramps/Hikes on Roads
Unformed routes
Easy tramping track - well formed track.
Track mostly unformed but with direction markers. Prolonged up and down hill.
Route: unformed and roug surface. No marking.
Biking
Easiest: Flat wide smooth track or gravel road.
Easy: Gentle climbs on smooth track.
Intermediate: Step slopes, avoidable obsacles, poor traction.
Dog regulations
Dogs allowed under effective control.
Dogs on leads
Prohibited
*Asterisk means refer to notes column for additional regulations.
Shelter
Serviced DOC hut
Picnic shelter.