Waimakariri River Regional Park

The Waimakariri River Regional Park  originally created as a way of managing the Environment Canterbury-owned river protection land along the length of the Waimakariri River. The park is divided in to park areas.  Kaiapoi Island is a section of the Waimakariri River Regional Park extending from the Kaiapoi River confluence upstream heading west and has 18.5 km of tracks


 

TRACKS


Kaiapoi Island Trail

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Kaiapoi Island Trail is a great ride for families and individuals.  It is a two way shared trail of river and forest rides with great views. 

Gates open at 4.30am and are locked at 10pm, or 7pm April to September.

Access: There are two entrances for Kaiapoi Island Trail, Raven Quay and Wrights Road.

Viewing: Braided River, birdlife, willow forest, ponds.

Getting more from your ride:

Carry on to the Pegasus Trail to Pines/Kairaki Beach and beyond or the Passchendaele Memorial Path to Rangiora.

For track information for maintenance and closures check here 

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