Best trails in Canterbury

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What to expect

Canterbury has 12 trails including medium, extra difficult, and difficult difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Lewis Tops Track and the one with the least climb is Brooklands Lagoon Track. The longest trail is the Black Hill Track via Wharfedale Track at 51.9 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 0 days. For a shorter adventure you can try the Akaroa Head Scenic Reserve Walk at 1 km. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Mount Oxford Track, Akaroa Head Scenic Reserve Walk, Black Hill Track via Wharfedale Track, Bottle Lake Forest Blue Track, and Bottle Lake Green Track Loop.