Mount Somers

Explore a fascinating landscape on the remnants of an ancient volcano. After walking through lush green beech forest you are rewarded with sweeping sub-alpine grasslands, spectacular rhyolite rock formations and sweeping views of the Canterbury plains.


Grade: Moderate
Walking Time:
8 - 12 hrs
1 or 2 days
1 day option $160
2 day option $290
Depart Christchurch:
7.00pm (approx)
Max Numbers:
7 People + Guide

Departs Daily on Request

Subject to minimum 2 people.



  • Return transport from Christchurch.

  • All food required on the trip
    (excludes breakfast on first day and dinner on last day).

  • Safety equipment and first aid kit.

  • Cooking equipment, plates/cutlery.

  • Tents and Sleeping mats (dense foam).

  • Maps.

  • Department of Conservation Hut usage/camping fees.

  • Your friendly and experienced guide.

  • Beautiful scenery and a great adventure.

Pinnicales Hut on the Mount Somers Walkway

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