Banks Peninsula
Image: Suky Thompson | ©


Banks Peninsula offers a wide range of experiences very close to Christchurch City.

See rare Hectors dolphins, take a short bush walk, or tackle a more challenging day or overnight tramp as you explore its extensive coastline, steep volcanic landscape and historic townships.

Find things to do and places to stay Banks Peninsula area

The Summit Road, which follows the crater rim of the extinct volcano, makes for some extremely scenic - and thrilling - driving. Most of the reserves on the peninsula are close to the summit road.


Mahaanui / Sockburn Office
Phone:   +64 3 341 9100
Fax:   +64 03 341 9101
Address:   31 Nga Mahi Road
Postal Address:   PO Box 11089
Sockburn 8443
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