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.

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

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

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.