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Manawatu Gorge Track

State Highway 3 | Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve, Ashhurst, New Zealand
+64 6-350 9700
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Nice Family Outing

Family did the Gorge Loop, many people doing it at the same time. Great sights and views, some... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
kandjhurley
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Manawatu Gorge

A very scenic drive through the gorge with great views of the Manawatu river and railroad and... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Karen W
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“the loop” (23 reviews)
“great walk” (20 reviews)
“bush walk” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
State Highway 3 | Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve, Ashhurst, New Zealand
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+64 6-350 9700
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Family did the Gorge Loop, many people doing it at the same time. Great sights and views, some pieces a bit more challenging on the body. Overall, awesome time.

Thank kandjhurley
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A very scenic drive through the gorge with great views of the Manawatu river and railroad and tunnels alongside the other side of the gorge. Believe can be very icy in winter months

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Love the Gorge loop more than any other bush walk in the Manawatu. And it's so popular so it must be great, right? Would recommend for anyone that s looking for a nice walk

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Found this walk to be excelerating. awesome views.and the only place in the North Island that there is road, river,and rail,all side by side. 10 out of ten, a MUST do in the area.

Thank butch29
Reviewed 31 January 2017

One of Manawatu's iconic places to visit.. Had a great time with friends.. Exhausted at the end, but enjoyed heaps..

1  Thank NithinSreeHari
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Perfect place for a quick but intensive workout, Easily managed by myself and the children, Probably needs some filling in along places but other than that its a nice place to get some decent exercise in.

1  Thank Eatsoutalotnz
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good workout uphill! Nice lookouts along the way, Te Apiti was a treat to see at the half way point!! Nice downhill on the way back. We did the Tawa loop track on New Year's Day and enjoyed the sights. Lots of other friendly people...More

1  Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great walk through the bush and great views over the large slip area. Plenty of bird life to see and hear.

1  Thank klshanster
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The loop track is great for a family. A climb to begin with but great views over the gorge if you take the extra turn off. Doing the full walk from Balance to the Ashhurst is lovely.

Thank Jared R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The gorge track is a little challenging but it is so worth the effort. I don't do much hiking and to start I wondered what I had said yes to but after getting into the walk I really started to enjoy myself and the views...More

1  Thank Tuwhare
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