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If you are headed highway 1 to Picton via Kaikoura and your ride is going h7 toward Hanmer Springs you are best to get out at Amberley (best spot is near the Charles Upham statue see map below) as the intersection of highway 1 and highway 7 is not a good spot to hitch North from.
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If you are headed Highway 1 to Picton via Kaikoura and your ride is going Highway 7 toward Hanmer Springs you are best to get out at Amberley best spot is near the Charles Upham statue as the intersection of Highway 1 / Highway 7 is not a good spot to hitchike
 
 
 
 
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=== Hitchiking South ===
  
  
Take a bus to Hornby "Hub"hitch from opposite Denton Park.  Or bus to Templeton and hitch from the Trents Road intersection.
 
  
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Take a bus to Hornby "Hub" hitch from opposite Denton Park.  Or bus to Templeton and hitch from the Trents Road intersection.
  
 
===Hitchiking West towards Arthur's Pass and Hokitika,  The West Coast ===  
 
===Hitchiking West towards Arthur's Pass and Hokitika,  The West Coast ===  

Latest revision as of 12:14, 16 September 2020

Christchurch is the biggest city on New Zealand's South Island with 350 000 inhabitants. It is not huge though and some part can easily be walked. You can even try hitchhiking while staying on a main axe with enough space for the cars to stop if you wish to get out of the city. In this case you should consider having a board!

Airport bus

A bus shuttle to the city center is leaving from the front of the airport, but is really expensive. If you walk direction of the International Antarctic Center, you will find a bus stop that costs just a normal bus ticket price.

There is one big and straight road (Memorial Avenue/Fendalton Rd) that leads to the big park on the West of the city center. Is is pretty hitchable in both direction with a 'City Center' or 'Airport' board.

Walking can be a bit long 5km

Hitchhiking out

Hitchiking North towards Kaikoura, Picton, The West Coast or Nelson

Bus to Woodend and look for BP fuel station


Good spot is directly opposite Woodend Methodist Church. In case of hot or wet weather hitch from the St Barnabas Anglican Church there is a small roof structure that can provide sun or rain shelter.


If you are headed Highway 1 to Picton via Kaikoura and your ride is going Highway 7 toward Hanmer Springs you are best to get out at Amberley best spot is near the Charles Upham statue as the intersection of Highway 1 / Highway 7 is not a good spot to hitchike

Hitchiking South

Take a bus to Hornby "Hub" hitch from opposite Denton Park. Or bus to Templeton and hitch from the Trents Road intersection.

Hitchiking West towards Arthur's Pass and Hokitika, The West Coast

Bus to near the Caltex Russely at the Yaldhurst Road/Russley Road intersection - this is at the start of State Highway 73 but there is a really good area for cars to pull over not far up the 73 where it's goes from two lanes to one and before they get up to highway speed.

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