Crater Rim Walks

Christchurch Tours


All of our beautiful walks are within 30 minutes of Christchurch city, so you can spend more time in the great outdoors.

Crater Rim Walks specialises in guided 1-day and half day walks on Banks Peninsula, a spectacular extinct volcano. Experience stunning world class views with our local guides, who are excited to share their knowledge and history of the area.

Take in amazing views of the rugged Pacific coastline stretching across Pegasus Bay to the often snow covered Southern Alps as well as the picturesque Lyttelton harbour and wide expanses of the Pacific Ocean.

Your guided walk will include:
•A personal guide for small groups of 2-10
•Transportation in a private vehicle
•Return hotel transfers within the city centre
•Walking poles, day bag and complimentary water bottle
•Light morning refreshments and coffee/tea
•Gourmet lunch to enjoy at picturesque locations along the way (full day walk only)

•Discover the best kept secret walkways in NZ, only 30 minutes from Christchurch
•Well off the beaten track, our walks are not accessible for large group tours
•Return to the comforts of your hotel and Christchurch’s many restaurants
•Enjoy a hot drink in one of our quaint cafes and find out what makes Canterbury unique and special
•Western vistas include Christchurch City, Pegasus Bay and the majestic Southern Alps
•Eastern vistas include Lyttelton harbour nestled inside the volcano crater, and the wild Pacific Ocean

Map & Directions



We offer hotel pickups within a 5km radius of the city centre, or will arrange to meet you at a central location.


Cancellation Policy

We require 48 hours notice for a cancellation for bookings of 1 - 4 guests. For group bookings of 5 or more guests we require 7 days notice. If cancellation is made within this time frame we can provide a full refund less any expenses incurred.