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


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


  • 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


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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