Christchurch 360 Trail Launch, October 3 – 4 2015

Wetlands – hidden gems and launch

Saturday 3 October 11-12.30 am. Distance 5km

Meet end of Wetlands Grove off Anzac Drive (Bexley)

Launching Christchurch 360 Trail by exploring the red zone Bexley Wetlands of the Avon River. This section of the Christchurch 360 ends at Travis Wetland and if you want more than a gentle walk, you’re invited to accompany Dr Colin Meurk as he starts to walk the 135 kms of the trail over 8 days. Colin plans to finish the day’s walk at Travis Wetland (10km). Please organize your own transport if you choose to accompany him.

Dunes Wetlands walk:

Travis Wetland to Spencer Park. Bus departs Spencer Park for Travis Wetland 9 am Sunday 4 October. Finish with BBQ at Spencer Park approximately 1.30 pm. Distance 9.5 km

A wetland wonder with birds galore starts this section, then a meander through attractive street plantings before traversing the Bottle Lake forests to the coastal dunes adjoining Spencer Park. Colin Meurk will be guiding this walk as part of his effort to complete the entire circuit in just over a week.

Enquiries: Judith Millar Mob:021 729 662 or 03 355 4834 Email:

Information from the Christchurch 360 website.