The Breeze Walking Festival provides a chance for all Cantabrians to put some spring in their step and explore their region from Saturday 29 September to Sunday 14 October 2018.

Family walking outdoors

The festival is a team effort, supported by community groups and organisations who host these unique walks to celebrate the diverse landscape we have on our doorstep.

With over 50 walks to choose from The Breeze Walking Festival 2018(external link)  has something for all ages. This year our programme kicks off with the ever-popular 'Dogs Day Out', start with a guided, scenic walk and then explore Ferrymead Heritage Park at your leisure with tram rides, free micro chipping for Christchurch registered dogs, and lots of treats for dog lovers of all ages!

Exciting new additions to this years programme include an opportunity to Discover Quail Island, Walking Netball, walk Malthouse to Cracroft in the Springtime, view the Historic Glentunnel site, the stunning Hinewai to Look Out trek, explore the East with the Rawhiti Roam and the Allright? Amble at Waimakariri.

Back by popular demand and perfect to keep the kids busy during the school holidays are our family friendly walks the Gruffalo Explorers, Pukeko Stomp and the ever muddy Going on a Bear Hunt.

Check out the details for the 2018 programme(external link) or pick up your copy of the printed programme at your local Library, Service Centre or Recreation and Sport Centre.