Starts: Just over one hour from Christchurch on State Highway 73 towards Arthur’s Pass. Castle Hill Limestone Reserve / Kura Tawhiti is clearly marked on the left in the Cave Stream Scenic Reserve area. Leaving the car park clearly signposted on State Highway 73, walk along a gravel path for about 10 minutes to reach the foothills and the limestone rocks. This path is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. At the end of the gravel path a series of grass trails lead up to the rocks in different directions.
Intensity: Walking track–suitable for all fitness levels.
Facilities: Toilets at the car park Arthur’s Pass Village is 45 minutes further west on the highway. There are cafes, a store, petrol and a DOC Visitor Centre with information on the area and Arthur’s Pass National Park.
Welcome! The camp site is a private spot away from it all but only 10mins to the town. Families absolutely love staying on our eco-farm among the many farm animals. Friendly free ranging kune kune pigs, goats and a flock of coloured sheep as well as our cows, peacocks and turkeys.