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Decent stairs

Good stairs heading up from gumboot. Short walk. Newly built lookout point at top which looks... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Coupleofidiots
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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A great view!

A nice walk up the mountain to get a great view of the surroundings. During the walk up you can... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Anette12345
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Orkelljunga, Sweden
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19 Oct 2018
“Decent stairs”
15 Jul 2018
“A great view!”
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Good stairs heading up from gumboot. Short walk. Newly built lookout point at top which looks great. Track needs to be cleared from fallen tree in one spot on middle track. Good view. Worth a walk. Do few times if you want a good burn...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

A nice walk up the mountain to get a great view of the surroundings. During the walk up you can read the signs and learn about the trees.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anette12345
Reviewed 3 March 2018

There is an amazing view at the top of the reserve from the Tower which was built by volunteers in 2017. The view encapsulates scenic vistas of Mt Ruapehu, the Ruahine Rangers and the township. It is a must see if you are passing through...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 18 November 2017

besides the SH1, if you want to stretch your legs, stop off here and climb the hills. It will get the blood pumping and you are rewarded with a good view of Taihape and the surrounding area

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank majnz
Reviewed 5 October 2017

You can see mt Ruapehu from the lookout on a clear day. The walk up mount Stewart is great for seeing the local bird life and if you're lucky maybe a hedgehog.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a 15 minutes walk through bushes with a chance to see new zealand native birds and hear them. Fantail bird is easy to see. This walk is suitable for young children which ends with a summit with a fantastic view. The whole trip...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Rafea N
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Behind the giant gumboot in Tiahape is this reserve. What stood out in this small reserve is the main trees are labelled in an attempt to provide some insight and the amount of singing birds. The path is not often used so it is overgrown...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank AMsays
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