Lake Rotoiti
Image: Harald Selke | Creative Commons

Introduction

Take time out to enjoy the alternative route from Picton to Christchurch - have a break at a picnic area, stretch your legs on a short walk, or linger with an overnight stay at a campsite.

Highlights

The main route between Picton and Christchurch on State Highway 1 was closed due to substantial slips and road damage following the 14 November earthquake. 

The main route has reopened. Check the SH1 status between Picton and Christchurch.

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