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20 Kaioruru/Church Bay Rock-Hopper: SOLD OUT

20 Kaioruru/Church Bay Rock-Hopper: SOLD OUT

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  • Sun 21 Nov, 10:00am – 2:00pm


Church Bay, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District



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  • General Admission: $18.43

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.

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