Waimakariri River Regional

Kaiapoi Island is a section of the Waimakariri River Regional Park extending from the Kaiapoi River confluence upstream heading west and has 18km of tracks. These are two way shared tracks, great family rides and includes a forest trail with twists and turns and great views.

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

Screen Shot 2018 07 10 at 2.09.55 PMRAVEN QUAY LOOP, KAIAPOI ISLAND (INCLUDING WRIGHTS ROAD LOOP)

Time/Distance: 18.5km. Access: By foot or cycle from the end Raven Quay.
Viewing: Braided River, birdlife, willow forest, ponds.

Screen Shot 2018 07 10 at 3.09.55 PMWRIGHTS ROAD LOOP, KAIAPOI ISLAND

Time/Distance: 8.5km.
 Access: Wrights Road, off the old Main North Road Bridge.
Viewing: Braided River, willow forest.

ADJOINING TRACKS:
Raven Quay Loop links with the Pegasus Bay Walkway in Kaiapoi. Follow the stop bank to the town bridge, cross and proceed back down the other side.