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Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

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47 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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Stunning scenery

Pelorus Bridge offers several well maintained nature tracks for visitors which lead to some... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
LuckyTravelerRonaldo
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Perth, Australia
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Pretty Reserve

Although some 18 kilometers from 41 Main Road Havelock, its location on this site this place with... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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“native bush” (3 reviews)
“circular walk” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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47 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
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"camping ground"
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"native bush"
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"circular walk"
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"sand flies"
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"minute return"
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"great cafe"
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"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"pies"
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"beautiful river"
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"new zealand"
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"nelson"
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"hobbit"
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"barrel"
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"suspension"
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"forest"
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"loop"
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Pelorus Bridge offers several well maintained nature tracks for visitors which lead to some stunning views of the forest, the river, the suspension bridge and some extremely old and large trees. We took the 45 minute return loop and enjoyed every minute of our stroll...More

Thank LuckyTravelerRonaldo
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Although some 18 kilometers from 41 Main Road Havelock, its location on this site this place with a narrow old one car width steel bridge is worth a stop to view the river scenery which is pretty and different. Too bad about the skinny bridge.

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

All of this within a 15 minute walk. Great scenery, good photo opportunities, and a great place to swim. The water is very clean and clear and the rocks make for some fun jumping. The SH6 bridge is nice, but don't miss the suspension walkway...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

This was a extended family meet- up with a group from Brisbane and another from Shanghai as well as New Zealand Lunch was at the busy cafe - outside under cover Food was tasty - quiche, pies, sandwiches with juices and coffees Good bathroom and...More

Thank rugratNewZealand
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

all the way through this scenic road, you may find good spots for a quick refreshing dive. Keep your eyes on the side road and you will find various similar natural "pools" such as those at Pelorus Bridge. Nice chilling stop by the river.

Thank Johnmir13
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

One of the best places for a hike on a hot day. The tracks are almost completely in the shade. You can get a good workout by hiking to the top. If it's a family hike with little ones you can take the easy hike...More

Thank skatecreekrd
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

One hour north of Blenheim is the Perlous Bridge, you can park on the side of the road as the car park was overflowing. You can swim in the river without barrels!!! You can go for a 15 minute return walk through the forest to...More

Thank MAXINE B
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This is about the halfway point from Blenheim to Nelson . Has heaps of parking for all sizes and types of vehicles. The cafe is nice and has ample amenities. The Pelorus river is famous as it appears in the Peter Jackson directed ‘The Hobbit’...More

Thank Twochilledoutkiwis
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

No matter what time of year the Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve is a great place to stop. I mainly go there to take visitors for a walk through the native forest, take in the beautiful scenery of the Pelorus River, and dine at the cafe....More

Thank sbarns
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Lovely spot. A quick walk down from the carpark for a great view. There were opportunities for longer walks.

Thank Chris F
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