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