Packhorse Hut Track

Start A small car park near the crest of Gebbies Pass Road on the Lyttelton side. The track is marked with orange-topped poles.
Finish Sign of the Packhorse Hut
Time 2 hours
Distance 5.8 km
Dogs No dogs
Shared use Yes

The track mostly climbs through replanted pine forest with views down to Whakaraupō-Lyttelton Harbour.

It enters an older pine section before re-emerging into open land and skirting below the Remarkable Dykes volcanic rock formations.

The track ends at the historic Sign of the Packhorse Hut.

Book a night at the hut(external link) or continue on the Te Ara Pātaka-Summit Walkway(external link) to Hilltop.

There is a lambing diversion in place from August to October, please follow all ground signage.