Crater Rim - Godley Head to Evans Pass

Walkers on the Crater Rim, Evans Pass to Godley Head. Start: Godley Head Road, Port Hills.

Finish: Evans Pass carpark, Port Hills.

Distance: 5km.

Time: 1.5 hours one way.

Toilets: Located at the Godley Head car park.

Dogs: Must be kept on leads.


From Godley Head carpark follow the track up and under steep rocky bluffs before reaching Breezes Col and winding around to Livingston Col.

Skirt around to the Lyttelton Harbour side where there are fantastic views from both sides of the ridge.

Follow the track alongside a stock fence and drop down onto Summit Road to finish at Evans Pass carpark.

Enjoy dramatic rocky landscapes and magical views - south across Lyttelton Harbour to the volcanic slopes of Banks Peninsula and north up the sweep of Pegasus Bay all the way to Kaikoura on a clear day - remember to pack the camera. 

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