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Ryde Falls in Mt Oxford, South Island, NZ - Freewalks.nz

Ryde Falls Track

14 km return • 4-5 hours • Medium • Start at Coopers Creek car park and walk to the stunning Ryde Falls. Great views across Mt Oxford and the surrounding hills along the way.

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Great views at Snout Track Head in Picton

Snout Track to Snout Head

12 km • 2 hours one way • Easy • Snout Track is a walk to the head or point through light scrub and bush. You can start the Snout Track from the Snout Track carpark or you can start from Picton town centre.

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Punts on the Avon River Walk (City Promenade Walk), Christchurch, New Zealand Freewalks.nz

Avon River Walk (City Promenade Walk)

4 km • 2 Hours • Very Easy • Starting from the hospital end of Oxford Terrace, follow this riverside path to see some eels before continuing along it. You’ll soon arrive at Victoria Square – a historic marketplace and popular spot for events! From there head into Cambridge Terrace where you can find many bars & restaurants. Be sure to stop off by John Court house which houses the Museum Of Canterbury Earthquake Historic Site Information Centre and Art Gallery.

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Views out to Canterbury Plains on Washpen Falls walk - Mt Oxford Walks - Freewalks.nz

Washpen Falls Adventure Walk

4 km • 2 to 3 hours • Easy • Washpen Falls is not free to walk, but only $10 and well worth it. Has historical sections, a stunning waterfall, amazing birdlife, old WWII targets & caves.

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View above the Rakaia Gorge Bridge on the Rakaia Gorge Walkway, New Zealand Freewalks.nz

Rakaia Gorge Walkway

10.4 kms • 3-4 hours • Easy walk following along the banks of the Rakaia River. Rakaia Gorge Walkway track is perfect for a family day out from Christchurch. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the stunning views of the Rakaia Gorge.

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