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Buller Gorge Swingbridge Ltd

Upper Buller Gorge, 7007, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9809
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Interesting walks

It isn't until you get across the bridge that you realise the work that has gone into the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Knappstars
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Dromana, Australia
via mobile
Terrifying but worth it !

To cross the swing bridge is $10 per person which may seem steep for crossing a bridge but it isn't... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
cherrym90
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Walk NZ’s longest swingbridge before taking part in a range of activities from high speed flying-fox rides and jet boating to more leisurely strolls along the Faultline loop walk to view some of the site’s fascinating geological and historical features. The loop walk, for instance, encompasses the famous White’s Creek Faultine, - epicentre of the 1929 Murchison earthquake, where the ground rose 4.5m (15ft), historical goldworkings and the chance to look for gold on the river banks.The flying fox is suitable for all ages whilst the jetboating is one of the best runs in NZ.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Upper Buller Gorge, 7007, New Zealand
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+64 3-523 9809
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It isn't until you get across the bridge that you realise the work that has gone into the construction and the ongoing maintenance required. Being early on a May morning we had the place to ourselves and completed all the walks available. We did the...More

Thank Knappstars
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

To cross the swing bridge is $10 per person which may seem steep for crossing a bridge but it isn't until you're on it that you appreciate it and its engineering and structure. It's quite shaky and it definitely had me sweating at some points...More

Thank cherrym90
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking over the Buller river on the swing bridge. Some visitors found it a bit scary but did it anyway and felt pleased with their achievement.we also enjoyed the loop track and the views of the river.

Thank paulinec00k
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Our main reason for visiting was to use the toilet, the swingbridge and the walk were interesting but if not for mother nature we would not have stopped. Not worth the $10 let alone the $30 they wanted for a short flying fox ride back...More

Thank SuandChris
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped during our drive to see/walk over the draw bridge. Costs $10 NZD/pp which if you don't plan on doing any other hikes in NZ, is a good deal, but if you are doing any other hikes as in Mount Cook or Abel Tasman, then...More

Thank Jake K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We arrived on a Monday morning in March. We were the first two to arrive. We paid the $10 NZ and went to cross the bridge. It was good we were alone, so we could take some time to adjust to the movement of the...More

1  Thank BountGlen62
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had been walking over many other swinging bridge in the region and should have skipped paying to walk over this one. The walk on the other side was just on buggy, dirt trails and with so many other beautiful walks this should have been...More

Thank dil345
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a privately run attraction, and the suspension bridge was very sketchy! The walking trails are mud tracks in the bush. Bugs were terrible. Definitely NOT worth the price of admission!

Thank GlassLadyBoone
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Although we were enticed with the on-line hype about this being the 'longest' swing bridge in New Zealand, as we toured New Zealand we learned that there are lots of free swing bridges throughout the country that offer an equally beautiful view of a river...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The bridge is pretty cook, but not for 10 dollars... the view is very nice and the color of the water is beautiful, but on the west cost are so many similar thing for free... shamelessly expensive

Thank Agika901
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