This track is temporarily closed due to ongoing fire operations.

people sitting at a rest stop along Mitchells Track

Start: Dyers Pass Road opposite Sign of the Kiwi, Port Hills.

Finish: Bowenvale car park, Summit Road, Port Hills.

Distance: 1km.

Time: 30 minutes one way.

Toilets: Located at Sign of the Kiwi.

Dogs: Must be kept on a leash.

Description:

Start at Dyers Pass Road, opposite the Sign of the Kiwi. The track climbs initially through lovely native bush to a rocky spur where spectacular views across Lyttelton Harbour can be enjoyed.

The track re-enters the native bush and sidles steep rocky bluffs to exit just below Bowenvale car park on the Summit Road. 

Gilpins or Cedrics Track can be picked up from this point to make a return trip to Dyers Pass.