Mount Victoria loop

A 4.7km walk, taking about 2½ hours. This loop walk has a common entry and exit point and is suitable for those with average fitness. The walk includes a mountain bike skills area for intermediate bikers and views of the city, harbour, Newtown and Hataitai.

 

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Directions

Starting at Charles Plimmer Park at the top of Majoribanks Street, the walk goes on the Hataitai to City Walkway. The walk then joins on to the Southern Walkway to the top of Mount Alfred then onto the Newtown to Hataitai Walkway and back to the city.

Start from the flat field at Charles Plimmer Park at the top of Majoribanks Street, Mt Victoria. Head off on the Hataitai to City Walkway towards Hataitai. Follow this walkway to Alexandra Road and then join the Southern Walkway to the top of Mt Alfred. Continue until you see the mountain bike skills area in an open field.

From the asphalt path take the track that heads north into the trees until you come out on to a grass slope. Turn left and walk past the gum trees and back up the hill to join a track leading to the Newtown to Hataitai Walkway. Head towards Hataitai.

Walk past the Hataitai Velodrome and back on to the Hataitai to City Walkway heading to the city. You will cross Alexandra Road again and then join the Southern Walkway heading to the Mt Victoria lookout. Continue until you meet the Summit Walkway. Head downhill towards the city. This will take you back to the start at Charles Plimmer Park.

Getting there

Catch a number 20 bus to Hawker Street at the corner of Marjoribanks Street and walk up to the start at Charles Plimmer Park.