Full Day Guided Crater Rim Walk

From NZD NZ$195.00
  • Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Product code: CRW001

Our top-notch guided 1-day walk on Banks Peninsula, a spectacular extinct volcano within 30 minutes of Christchurch.


  • Personal guided walking tour for small groups of up to 10

  • Transport from the CBD to the walk in a 12 seater van (30mins)

  • Return hotel transfers within 5km of CBD

  • Hot drink at a local cafe

  • Light morning tea

  • Water bottle to keep

  • Gourmet picnic lunch

  • Walking sticks and a day bag


You will be picked up by your guide, who will entertain you with the history of Christchurch on the 30-minute drive to Sumner/Lyttelton where your walk will commence.  Hot drinks are provided at a local café before setting off along the coastal track. Visit the Crater Rim surrounding the caldera of the ancient volcano. Visit the WWII coastal defense battery, Scotts Hutt, and take in amazing views of the rugged Pacific coastline stretching across Pegasus Bay to the often snow-covered Southern Alps, Lyttelton harbour, and wide expanses of the Pacific Ocean.  Picnic lunch is provided at a picturesque location along the way.  Total walking time is approximately 3-4 hours with a 30-minute stop for lunch, and then you will return to Christchurch City.


  • Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots (sneakers are fine)

  • Comfortable clothes depending on the season (shorts/leggings and a t-shirt)

  • A warm layer of clothing and a jacket

  • Sunblock and a sun hat

  • Camera/phone


This walk is scheduled 12-months of the year.  On days when the weather or track conditions prevent us from walking, we will reschedule or refund in full. We require 48 hours notice for cancellation for bookings of 1 - 4 guests.  For group bookings of 5 or more, we require 7-days notice. If cancellation is made within this time frame you will receive a refund less any expenses incurred.


We are happy to cater for special dietary requirements, let us know when you book.


Our group walks have a minimum number of two guests to go ahead, however once we have a  booking confirmed we can add individuals. Please contact us by email with the date and time you require and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please note there are no minimum numbers on our Luxury Private Walks.