Banks Peninsula Walking Festival | Akaroa – New Zealand

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Banks Peninsula Walking Festival

Event date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 to Sunday, November 25, 2018
Brief Description

The Walking Festival celebrates the stunning scenery and intimate communities of Banks Peninsula. The walks will take place over the weekends of  November 3 & 4 November, 10 &11 November, 17 & 18 November and 27 & 28 November 2018. The event is designed by local people who love to share their passion for this special place with people from the wider community. Participants will enjoy a refreshing walk and are guaranteed an enjoyable experience as they relax, meet new people and together absorb the stories and atmosphere of this rugged land, right on the doorstep of Christchurch.

Event Date:

Event date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 to Sunday, November 25, 2018

Details and Contact

Walks will showcase our communities and their diversity and range from information rich short tours of the towns, to major tramps across the hills, so there is something for everyone young and old, fit or not so fit, planned into the program.

You must register for the walks on Eventfinda.
Programme coming soon! 

 The departure place will be revealed to you once you have booked the walk. 

LocationBanks Peninsula

Emailadp@akaroa.com

Phone0274197507

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Sponsors
  • Project Lyttelton
  • Little River Wairewa Community Trust
  • Rod Donald Trust
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Rata Foundation
  • Akaroa District Promotions

Banks Peninsula Walking Festival
November 2018

• Experienced leaders for all walks
• Town, rural and wilderness walks
• Special walks for dogs, photographers, sketchers, parents and babies, historians and botanists
• Walks for all ages and fitness levels
• Walks all over the Banks Peninsula
• Bookings essential

Four wonderful weekends:

Programme available from outdoor stores, libraries, Lyttelton, Little River and Akaroa Information Centres and www.bankspeninsulawalks.co.nz/banks-peninsula-walking-festival/

History…geology….botany…art….adventures….overnight camps and tramps. 

Events will showcase our communities and their diversity and range from information rich short tours of the towns, to major tramps across the hills, so there is something for everyone young and old, fit or not so fit, planned into the program.

Discover the taonga of the Banks Peninsula with our experienced volunteer guides who have a passion for the land, ecology, history and communities of this unique part of Canterbury. We are pleased to present several special interest walks: Dog’s Day Out, Sketch-a-Walk, Photogenic Whakaraupō, Parent and Baby Walk, Penguins of Godley Head, Quail Island Campout and The Bridle Path Revisited (period costume optional). In addition we are facilitating self-guided overnight walks for youth groups at the Packhorse Hut, Rod Donald Hut or Hinewai Lodge to encourage teenagers to get out into nature.

Full brochures can be picked up from the Akaroa Adventure Centre. 

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The Walking Festival celebrates the stunning scenery and intimate communities of Banks Peninsula. The walks will take place over the weekends of  November 3 & 4 November, 10 &11 November, 17 & 18 November and 27 & 28 November 2018. The event is designed by local people who love to share their passion for this special place with people from the wider community. Participants will enjoy a refreshing walk and are guaranteed an enjoyable experience as they relax, meet new people and together absorb the stories and atmosphere of this rugged land, right on the doorstep of Christchurch.

Sponsors: 
  • Project Lyttelton
  • Little River Wairewa Community Trust
  • Rod Donald Trust
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Rata Foundation
  • Akaroa District Promotions
Phone: 
0274197507
Detailed information: 

Walks will showcase our communities and their diversity and range from information rich short tours of the towns, to major tramps across the hills, so there is something for everyone young and old, fit or not so fit, planned into the program.

You must register for the walks on Eventfinda.
Programme coming soon! 

 The departure place will be revealed to you once you have booked the walk. 

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Event date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 00:00 to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 00:00
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Banks Peninsula Walking Festival
November 2018

• Experienced leaders for all walks
• Town, rural and wilderness walks
• Special walks for dogs, photographers, sketchers, parents and babies, historians and botanists
• Walks for all ages and fitness levels
• Walks all over the Banks Peninsula
• Bookings essential

Four wonderful weekends:

Programme available from outdoor stores, libraries, Lyttelton, Little River and Akaroa Information Centres and www.bankspeninsulawalks.co.nz/banks-peninsula-walking-festival/

History…geology….botany…art….adventures….overnight camps and tramps. 

Events will showcase our communities and their diversity and range from information rich short tours of the towns, to major tramps across the hills, so there is something for everyone young and old, fit or not so fit, planned into the program.

Discover the taonga of the Banks Peninsula with our experienced volunteer guides who have a passion for the land, ecology, history and communities of this unique part of Canterbury. We are pleased to present several special interest walks: Dog’s Day Out, Sketch-a-Walk, Photogenic Whakaraupō, Parent and Baby Walk, Penguins of Godley Head, Quail Island Campout and The Bridle Path Revisited (period costume optional). In addition we are facilitating self-guided overnight walks for youth groups at the Packhorse Hut, Rod Donald Hut or Hinewai Lodge to encourage teenagers to get out into nature.

Full brochures can be picked up from the Akaroa Adventure Centre.