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If you’ve got time to kill and you’re in the area, this is definitely worth stopping off to see. It takes around an hour to get to the dam, crossing the swing bridge, and taking in the views. If the sun is shining, it’s a...More
The short downhill walk is well worth the view of the power house and river gorge from the swing bridge. If you're afraid of heights you can stop short of the bridge and look across from the viewing area rather than walking across the swing...More
Good place to come for a walk and take in the great scenery of the arapuni dam. The bridge is pretty massive , and the Waikato river trails are excellent to walk along . There's parking available also . Plenty of walks to do here...More
It is swing bridge, or to be precise a suspension bridge, hanging to the steel wires over the water down below. It is good and has historical value, built nearly 100 years ago. The 152-metre suspension bridge was built in the mid-1920s to allow workers...More
Just a short walk from the car park in Arapuni takes you to this swing bridge, with a good view over the Waikato river and it's impressively steep sides, as well as a view of a power station which is a heritage site and was...More
We took a stroll off the beaten track to the Arapuni Swing Bridge. The bridge itself provides stunning views of the river below and also the power station which was constructed prior to world war II. The power station has an interesting history being camouflaged...More