Fort Jervois look out
Image: DOC

Introduction

Tucked close to the shore of Whakaraupō (Lyttelton Harbour), Ripapa Island was an ideal site for a fortified pa for Ngāi Tahu and later a fortress for coastal defence.

Contacts

Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 379 4082
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   christchurchvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   28 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch 8013
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11089
Christchurch 8013
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