Trig point M.
Image: Ruth McKie | Creative Commons


Centred on the Torlesse and Big Ben ranges, in Canterbury’s high country, the park attracts trampers, hunters, winter climbers and cross-country skiers, picnickers, boaties and botanists.


Travellers on SH73 between Christchurch and the West Coast gain an increasingly panoramic view of the park as they approach Porters Pass.

Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park is a key site for the promotion and protection of eastern South Island high country landscapes and ecosystems.

Find things to do and places to stay Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park

You can go boating Lake Lyndon.


Rangiora Office
Phone:   +64 3 313 0820
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   32 River Road
Rangiora 7400
Postal Address:   PO Box 349
Rangiora 7440
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