How to Get to Lyttleton

Lyttelton is around 15 to 20 minutes drive from the centre of Christchurch. See for detailed information about how to drive yourself. Print this map out to help you navigate.

By Car

We are located at B Jetty, Lyttelton Harbour.  At the end of the Lyttelton tunnel turn left onto Norwich Quay. The 2nd turning to the right is the Oxford Street overbridge, you will need to park on Norwich Quay and walk over the bridge. Follow the footprints on the pavement and signs to Black Cat ferries and Quail Island.


Public Transport

Alternatively you can catch the number 28 bus. A regular bus service runs between Christchurch and Lyttelton and a ferry service operates to ├Âtamahua/Quail Island from Lyttelton.  


For further information contact:

Department of Conservation Christchurch

Phone 03 341 9100

or for schools

Environmental Education Officer

Department of Conservation, Canterbury Conservancy, Christchurch

Phone 03 371 3700