Mt Richardson track
Image: Ruth McKie | Creative Commons


Mount Thomas lies in the foothills of the Southern Alps, about 65 km from Christchurch.

Made up of 10,800 hectares of native tawhai/beech and scattered podocarp forests.

Wooded Gully Picnic Area is the starting point for walks ranging from one-hour family walks to a full-day traverse of the area.

Find things to do and places to stay Mount Thomas Forest Conservation Area


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