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Worth a look

We stopped here on our way south last weekend. Take the first signposted road direct to the salt... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
twebb21
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Blenheim, New Zealand
Don't waste your time

Just an industrial zone, a lake clearly divided for production, no colour, don't waste your time... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Brett M
via mobile
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good51%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
6 Apr 2017
“Worth a look”
21 Sep 2016
“Don't waste your time”
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Seddon, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stopped here on our way south last weekend. Take the first signposted road direct to the salt works, if you want to do a tour of the works, just check before you make the trip south from Blenheim as it is about 30 minutes...More

1  Thank twebb21
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Just an industrial zone, a lake clearly divided for production, no colour, don't waste your time and keep driving

Thank Brett M
Reviewed 1 November 2015

If you like beach walking then keep going past Lake Grassmere to the end of the road. This a wild and secluded beach well worth the effort to visit.

1  Thank Marevan2
Reviewed 3 June 2015

the salt ponds at Lake Grassmere are a very unique location. Sea salt is gathered, purified and shipped from the facility

1  Thank Terry F
Reviewed 19 September 2014

It is less than 3 miles off the main highway. There isn't really a place to pull off and walk around. We don't think tourism is encouraged but it was fascinating to see a pink lake. The little information we found on line indicated that...More

3  Thank NCdianab
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Stopped by on our trip south to show grandaughter the salt piles and explain how salt is made. Could see enough from the road to make the stop worthwhile.

1  Thank CFD20
Reviewed 27 September 2012 via mobile

The salt lakes go on forever. Amazing process. Couldnt see anywhere to do a tour. Impressive size of the operation.

1  Thank ozfamily2012
Reviewed 15 April 2008

I had seen these Salt Lakes on Google Earth. When driving from South to North on the South Island the main highway passes right pass these lakes. You must stop and take some photos, they are incredible colours. Sadly we passed by on Good Friday,...More

1  Thank UkGinTonic
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