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Address: Summit Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Take the Gondola to the top of Port Hills and enjoy the magnificent views over Lyttleton town and port, across almost to the Southern Alps and the wonderful coastal views whilst... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take the Gondola to the top of Port Hills and enjoy the magnificent views over Lyttleton town and port, across almost to the Southern Alps and the wonderful coastal views whilst walking araound the rim of an extinct volcano.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a few days in ChCh then drove over the hills to Akaroa. Nice easy drive over with awesome views all the way. We were there during the recent fires but took a different road, one was blocked. Sad to see the vegetation up in smoke and so many people affected. Recommend the drive over to Akaroa, scenery like... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These were such a lovely place to drive to with a wonderful view.Sadly this week we have had fires raging over 2000 hectares taking out 11 homes and still have many hot spots.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one activity you have to do when in Christchurch the views are simply amazing I can't describe it please visit for yourself

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Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From Port Hills you can see the coastline right up to Kaikoura on a clear day. Views from the snowy Alps to the pacific and a terrific view of Christchurch thrown in. Loads of walking/cycling tracks. What's not to ❤️

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This route is a great alternative to taking the tunnel to Lyttleton. The road is well maintained. Stopping at various spots and enjoying the views is a must.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Winding road to the top and then views over the sea and back to the city and flat irons. We stopped at the cafe first then went further up the mountain to get better views around the corner to New Bright and beyond. They say you can see Kaikoura on a clear day. We had haze but still worth the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we live in Christchurch, the Port Hills are part of life even if only as a navigational aid as the city is mainly flat. The Port Hills make for an ideal place to get an overview of Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains surrounding it, as well as Banks Peninsula to the South. After the earthquake activity a few years... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a lovely place to go for a drive. We went late afternoon for a picnic. The Summit Road side was quite windy so we walked 40 metres to the other side overlooking Lyttleton. This was a spectacular spot looking out to the water. Lovely way to spend a Summer evening.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

To take an afternoon and drive around these hills and spend time in the area is wonderful and beautiful , the entire road is full of interesting spots to look and absorb the sceenery

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