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Address: Butlers Green, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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This is a new walking track for medium to fit walkers. It takes you through...

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 goes. Takes about 1-2 hours return. One of the best around and easy access.

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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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bangor, Co Down
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Tustin, California
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

My family and I visited arrow town and casually walked a portion of this trail, absolutely beautiful day with breeze blowing through the trees and the sun shining. I'm always blown away at how clear and beautiful streams and rivers are in New Zealand. This easy trail was within a short walk from the town's shops and was beautiful, great... More 

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Thank Meeshko
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I did this walk with my wife and my dad who is in his 60s. It is an excellent walk lovely views at the end. It undulates through the valley and there are some shallow creek crossings. It took us about 3.5 hours return. Eating wild strawberries picked beside the track was lovely!

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Thank Alex B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I walked along part of the Bush Creek Trail as part of a loop with the Sawpit Gully Track. The Bush Creek portion was easily walkable without hiking gear and would be a peaceful, shady walk suitable for families.

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Thank J L
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Very picturesque trail along side the creek, although somewhat slippery underfoot with ice. Great isicles on the stream bank!

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Thank Neil B
Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Love this walk, esp in summer as your in the shade, walking through forest for the majority of it. It's a good walk, steep in places but beautiful, esp when you reach the top and look out over the Wakatip basin. My grandchildren have walked up to the dam, 5yr old loved it.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

We went to this trail from behind the little town. It was so pretty with lots of beautiful trees and views. Lots of walkers and dogs. We went along until the first bridge. It was so cool and refreshing and peaceful.

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Thank seema60
Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

A great character walk that takes you along the Arrow River, adjacent to the Bush Creek, through native forests, tussock fields and ends with a beautiful view of Dalefield. The fully extended trail takes about two hours and is definitely worth a try.

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

1 - as a mountain biker of medium fitness - a great ride/push up towards Coronet, well maintained but technical enough. Beautiful, interesting and challenging - the ride down is super fun. Too steep to ride up parts, fully un-ride-able in the winter. 2 - as a parent - just beautiful and so calming as a wander up to the... More 

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a great track to walk. Can be muddy and you may get your feet damp, however it is well worth while pushing on to the end of the track to the ridge line for some great views of the Wakatipu basin. The round trip from Arrowtown takes approx 4 hours.

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