Views on Mount Somers walking track
Image: Zara Hopkins | Creative Commons

Introduction

Mt Somers in mid-Canterbury features rugged bush, open sub-alpine tussock lands, historic coalmines, impressive volcanic formations and deep canyons.

Highlights

  • Mt Somer's is also home to a fantastic walkway, created by a group of keen locals called the Mt Somers Walkways Society.
  • The old Blackburn mine can be seen on one of the tracks in the Mount Somers Conservation Area.

Find things to do and places to stay Mount Somers area

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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