Trampers at Nīkau Palm Gully Reserve
Image: DOC


Walk to a small forest pocket of nīkau palms and enjoy views of the Akaroa Marine Reserve. The walks crosses private land. You need to ring the landowner beforehand to get permission.

14 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

5–6 hr return Advanced: Tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

Closed from 1 April to 30 September each year. 

Dog access

No dogs


Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 379 4082
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   28 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch 8013
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11089
Christchurch 8013
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