3-Day Classic Walk

3 nights / luggage transfer

2-Day Hikers Option

2 nights / carry pack

How To Get Here


Private Vehicle: It is a 90-minute drive from Christchurch to Akaroa via SH75.
Public Transport: Akaroa French Connection bus from Christchurch to Akaroa.
Private Shuttle: Contact Trevor Brownie directly by phone at 0274344990 or email at bigttours@outlook.com. Capacity for up to 11 passengers.


Park your vehicle at the designated Banks Track carpark at Mt Vernon Lodge (33 Purple Peak Road) prior to pick up. Allow 30 minutes to park your car and return by foot to the pick-up location. 


Please arrive at Akaroa’s old post office (80 Rue Lavaud) by 5:30 pm on the date of your booking. After the orientation, we will take you to the first hut. 

Banks Peninsula and Banks Track