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Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Good view

Nice walk with a good view over Nelson. Not too steep and not too far so perfect for short walks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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Great Scenic Spot

This is a very good way to get exercise and climb a feature in Nelson that affords you a lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walk with a good view over Nelson. Not too steep and not too far so perfect for short walks. No proper shoes really needed

Thank fifaplayer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good way to get exercise and climb a feature in Nelson that affords you a lovely view over the city and beyond. The track is well maintained is easy for all walkers.

Thank 62sailor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice climb to the top, about 20 mins and well worth it, lovely views all around Nelson and up the Valleys.

Thank Stormpipes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk up, although steep in places was certainly worth it. The views were beautiful, even on a grey day. The information boards were really good. We were amazed how many and different ages of people were at the top when we got there...... even...More

Thank Jacqbot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk not hard! You can see beautiful Nelson nice sunrise or sunset! You can park in front of steep easy access.

Thank Ayumi M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked it with our family including a preschooler in an hour return. Informative panorama map up top so you know what you are looking at.

Thank jiemuzu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from here was totally breath taking and having the knowledge that your on the centre of NZ is awesome! The walk up was steep but it didn't take very long to get up to the top and it is totally worth it in...More

Thank Mara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A steady climb to keep your heartbeat fit. The view from the top is stunning and well worth the walk up.

Thank Kimi-GG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a longer walk, I'd recommend walking up from the point opposite Founders Park. Quite a steep climb up through woodland and then a nice ridge walk along to the monument. Walking with kids (10 and 11) took us about 45 mins...More

Thank loocieloo2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a sunny day its a brilliant view over all of Nelson and a great place to take photo's and have a picnic.,as Nelsonians we love the walk up.you need to be of reasonable fitness to go there.

Thank joyandmick
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