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Covenants of French Farm - Walk Twenty Four


Sat 25 Nov 2017, 9:30am–4:30pm

Where: French Farm, Banks Peninsula, Banks Peninsula

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: $16.38 ($15.00 + $1.38 fees)
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Walking Guides - David Brailsford and Jan Cook

A sea to skywalk that takes in all 7 private covenants at French Farm. Visit the archaeological covenant surrounding the historic French House, then meander through several covenants featuring remnant and regenerating vegetation. Climb to a rare high altitude wetland and onto the summit ridgeline at Wainui Saddle with spectacular views of Akaroa Harbour and across Kaitorete to the Southern Alps. Return via Pulpit Rock/Otehore and stop for a cuppa at David and Jan's house. Either walk back to vehicle be driven down.

The walk is a 16 kms round trip climbing to an elevation of around 600 meters.

Duration: 7 hours

Walk Difficulty: Route - unformed and rough surface. Prolonged up and down.

Wear tramping boot. Bring water bottle, food, layered clothing, sunhat and waterproof jacket