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Peaceful walk

This lovely trail is ideal for walk for about 30 mins. Better after lunch. The trees and river... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
minimize940314
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Torrance, California
Spectacular view

Ignore official timings and descriptions as the walk has been extended or improved recently. Took... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
pippa112233
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Dover, United Kingdom
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This is a new walking track for medium to fit walkers. It takes you through native forests, similar to the Routeburn track. There is a stream running throughout and it's beautiful. It is still in the making but the track well formed as far as it...more
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This lovely trail is ideal for walk for about 30 mins. Better after lunch. The trees and river create a lovely atmosphere.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Ignore official timings and descriptions as the walk has been extended or improved recently. Took us almost 3 hours not 1-1 1/2 hrs to get to the saddle where the view is...but the walk is in itself is well worth it with the view at...More

1  Thank pippa112233
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

You can do this in any weather. Not a native bush walk but the trees are still attractive and provide good shade in the summer. In the river bed coming from Arrowtown stick to the pipeline to avoid the meandering rough tracks. If you have...More

1  Thank OldGoatsKnowBest
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We went on this walk after having lunch in the town. It was absolutely beautiful with all the native flowers and mossy creek. Some steep uphill bits and we only went to the waterfall, but a great walk for reasonably fit people.

Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

A fairly gentle climb up through the valley behind Arrowtown. Diverse flora and great views. There are creek crossings which can be hard to cross after rain.

Thank MitcheyBabes
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The old path has been extended to double the length but does not allow a loop walk. Allow up to 2 hours for the return trip which climbs up through the wooded gully stream and rises above the tree line around the half way point....More

Thank Adventurer62
Reviewed 24 November 2017

A nice little bush walk for those looking to get away from town, but not for long and without needed specialist gear nor expending too much energy. MAkes you feel like you have done something beofre heading off to brund.

Thank TheHighlander2015
Reviewed 24 August 2017

yes you can see people doing this as you walk through the native woodland beside the creek and also catch glimpses of local birds flitting through the trees not warm in winter as the valley is quite deep and sun deprived and expect to see...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Took a walk down the Queenstown trail following the river. We walked past one bridge and crossed the other to loop back into town. Nice leisurely trail which wasn't too difficult to traverse. The bridge crossing was quite nice on either end. It took about...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Not a very long walk but very pleasant and not far from the town. I had excellent weather and loved this short walk beside the creek under the trees. I think these are not native trees, most seem to be european.

Thank yorick2
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