Bridle Path

There are a number of trails in the vicinity of the historic Bridle Path with gondola, bus and walk combinations possible. Take a picnic and soak in the views of Lyttelton and Christchurch.

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The main access to the Bridle Path and nearby tracks is from the gondola car park in Heathcote, Barnett Park car park, the Summit Road, and Evans Pass Road. Some car parking is available at either end of the closed section of Summit Road.

Metroinfo(external link) have bus routes connecting with the gondola terminal and Lyttelton.


Facilities at both top and bottom of gondola.


Dogs must be restrained on a leash at all times.

Walks and Tracks

Bikewalk, drive or combine with bus and gondola(external link) options to reach the crater rim of Lyttelton Harbour.