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Naseby Swimming Dam

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Childhood memories

I love Naseby. It is literally my favourite place in the world. What joy I had bringing my wife and... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
adam-caro_alexander
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Great site for a swim

We visited Naseby in February during a cold spell so swimming not really a good idea but the... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Gwen008
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Perth, Australia
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23 Apr 2017
“Childhood memories”
22 Feb 2017
“Great site for a swim”
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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20 Swimming Dam Road, Naseby 9396, New Zealand
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+64 3-444 9961
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I love Naseby. It is literally my favourite place in the world. What joy I had bringing my wife and daughter here to show them where I had spent so many summer (and other) holidays. If you are ever in Central Otago, Naseby is a...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We visited Naseby in February during a cold spell so swimming not really a good idea but the location and surroundings of the dam are great. The dam is perched on a hill above Naseby and is larger than expected. There is plenty of parking...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Family friendly spot with safe depths and good on shore facilities with toilets and little play park - a must on a hot Otago afternoon.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Went one afternoon with a family with small kids. Plenty of parking and areas to set up picnic blankets towels etc. The kids had a ball with there blow up toys they got for Christmas. Great wee spot

Thank pmlumb
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My family swam here every day while i was growing up so I came back for nostalgic reasons. Being September I thought it may be used as an ice skating rink but alas dry as a bone. It was good to see how deep the...More

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 2 May 2016

It was autumn when we visited but we were looking for a spot for a picnic coffee and cake. It must be great here in the summer time with swimming for the kids and sitting spots for the adults plus a playground for the younger...More

Thank Gaynor T
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is a very old gold mining town full of history, with both summer and winter activities. Town is 2000ft above sea level, so an almost mountain retreat environment. Come and experience the outdoor swimming dam (free and safe) and if a self contained camper...More

Thank Zavija
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