Quarry Rim Track

This walk takes you on a tour of a dramatic quarry face. It is believed to have been the oldest continually operated quarry in Australasia.

People standing at top of rim walkStart: Main car park, Halswell Quarry, Kennedys Bush Road.

Finish: Same as the starting point.

Distance: 1km.

Time: 40 minute circuit.

Toilets: Located in the main car park area and Findlay's picnic area.

Dogs: Must be kept on a leash.

Description: The Quarry Rim Track is suitable for all ages. It starts from the main car park and heads up the hill above the old quarry buildings, showcasing panoramic views of the Southern Alps and the city. Information panels depict the workings and historic features of the quarry and viewing platforms and seating provide ideal resting points along the route. The track descends to Findlay's picnic area and back to the main car park.

There are linkages to both Kennedys Bush Road and Kennedys Bush Track from here.

Track legend

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