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Centre of New Zealand

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Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Great views

Walk up is hard work but well worth the views. Stunning views of 360.if you walk along the river... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christine S
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Centre of New Zealand

We climbed up the steep hill to the top with our West Highland Terrier 'Senga' once we were there... read more

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Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walk up is hard work but well worth the views. Stunning views of 360.if you walk along the river and pass through the queens gardens it is a really worthwhile walk. Christine uk

Thank Christine S
Reviewed yesterday

We climbed up the steep hill to the top with our West Highland Terrier 'Senga' once we were there it was well worth the Pain...Fantastic views 360 degrees ..we also found this other dog who looked lost...got her phone number off its collar and phoned...More

Thank Macarsovitch
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well graded track up to a look out point over Nelson Nice forest sections and a kauri tree to look up at

Thank scc749
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bit of a climb but the view is gorgeous. Go up here most lunch times. Never get tired of the view and different tracks to make it more interesting.

Thank Greiggarious
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There isn't much to do in Nelson from my point of view but this short hike to the centre of New Zealand is worth it. You get a great 360° view of the surrounding area, including mountains and the marina. If you find yourself with...More

Thank Natasha0606
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Road side free parking around the Botanical Sports field and then a 20 minute walk up to the trig point. The path is well formed, gravel at first but tarmac near the top. Well sign posted so you can't get lost. Great views from the...More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Center of New Zealand is a very nice lookout point. Beautiful view and it's a nice hike up, you can take different routes, depending on where you park your car.

Thank Merel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked from downtown to here. A really nice hike, sharp and short ascent to the peak. Once there super views to nelson Bay, Nelson and beyond 360 degree. Nice to do.

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a climb but an excellent walk to the top, giving great views of Nelson. Dogs allowed but need to stay on lead.

Thank karenjG2649DT
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 30-minute climb to this surveyor's datum is a good introduction to Nelson. The starting point is close to the city centre, the Queen's Gardens and the Suter Art Gallery. Visiting these will nicely fill in several hours.

Thank Susan A
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23 January 2018|
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Response from DaveBAmersham | Reviewed this property |
I walked from the centre of town along the riverbank to the start of the hill to The Centre of New Zealand. Did not see a car park nearer the hill. It is a pleasant walk from town taking about 40 minutes. It took a further... More