Matariki Discovery Trail

Journey through the stars of Matariki and Puanga in this self-guided trail available at four of our amazing parks. Explore how Matariki connects to the environment and celebrate this special time of year.

Choose from Halswell Quarry Park, Ferrymead Park, the Botanic Gardens or 303 Radcliffe Road Reserve for your Matariki adventure. Please note that it is the same trail in each park.

Limited activity sheets can be collected from each venue, or downloaded and printed from ccc.govt.nz/kidsfest-in-parks/ from Saturday 4 July. Please bring your own pen.

This event takes place on:

Date and time
Venue
Tickets
Every day of KidsFest
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Halswell Quarry Park

A limited number of activity sheets can be collected from the Halswell Quarry Singlemen's Quarters (near the main car park), or downloaded and printed at ccc.govt.nz/kidsfest-in-parks/ from Saturday 4 July. Please bring your own pen.

Weather plan
No booking required
Every day of KidsFest
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
303 Radcliffe Road Reserve

A limited number of activity sheets can be collected on site in the Whare Matariki barn, or you can download and print one from ccc.govt.nz/kidsfest-in-parks/ from Saturday 4 July. Please bring your own pen.

Weather plan
No booking required
Every day of KidsFest
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ferrymead Park

A limited number of activity sheets can be collected on site, or you can download and print one from ccc.govt.nz/kidsfest-in-parks/ from Saturday 4 July. Please bring your own pen.

Weather plan
No booking required
Every day of KidsFest
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Activity sheets can be collected from The Kiosk (open until 3pm) and the Visitor Centre (open until 4pm), or downloaded and printed from ccc.govt.nz/kidsfest-in-parks/ from Saturday 4 July. Please bring your own pen.

Weather plan
No booking required
Knowledge & Discovery
Free
For children
Free Required
For caregivers
Ages
2-12
Additional booking information
Free, self-guided trail.