Walk 20 - Kaioruru/Church Bay Rock-Hopper with Volcanologist Dr. Sam Hampton, Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū / Banks Peninsula Geopark
Join Sam Hampton on an exploratory ‘walk and talk’ along the shore platform from Hays Bay to Kaioruru / Church Bay. Investigate the volcanic and sedimentary sequences of 8 to 5.8 million years ago and learn how Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour developed over millions of years. This guided walk follows the coastal exposures giving stunning views across Lyttelton Harbour. Throughout the walk Sam will stop and talk at selected locations putting pieces of the geological story together.
Duration: 4 hours, 3km. Walk climbs approx. 70m
WALK - Partly formed track, some up and down
Wear hiking boots. Bring snacks, lunch, water bottle, sunhat, sunscreen, layered clothing, a waterproof jacket and hand sanitiser
Covid 19 - All participants are required to carry their own hand sanitiser. If at Alert Level 2 please bring your own face mask to wear in any instance where appropriate social distancing may not be easily maintained (car pools etc). The Festival will be cancelled at Alert Level 3 & 4 and you will be issued a refund.
Please be aware that credit card fees apply