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Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Short, sharp climb but worth it for the views!

Great short little walk up to the geographical centre of New Zealand. There are several routes to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tomwjsimpson
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Nice hike with pleasant views

A nice little hike with a good view of the city. Take a detour route to the Japanese gardens on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
barsegh
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Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“new zealand” (94 reviews)
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Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great short little walk up to the geographical centre of New Zealand. There are several routes to the peak but you need a good standard of fitness to complete the walk as they are all rather steep. Give yourself plenty of time at the top...More

Thank tomwjsimpson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice little hike with a good view of the city. Take a detour route to the Japanese gardens on the way back for a stroll among the sheep. Can get a bit muddy.

Thank barsegh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easy walking in the daytime only 20 min to get to Centre of New Zealand. It's just perfect for refreshing ! When you go up in the night you will see night view of Nelson . it's just so beautiful and romantic!!

Thank Tomonari J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did not really plan to visit this place but were wandering around Nelson when we spotted a sign for the 'Centre of New Zealand' and an arrow pointing along the river. It didn't give any indication of distance but we thought it would be...More

Thank Selina_J_W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for anyone in this area. It is a hike but well worth it. The views are wonderful and it is a great experience.

Thank amoroz65
Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful walk on a great day and you could take up a picnic to chill out. just a nice stroll from centre of town if interesed in walking

Thank potterp183
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! So glad we did this. It's a bit of a tough steep walk (I'm unfit) but only about 20ish minutes to get to the top. Amazing views! If you're visiting Nelson you have to do this!

Thank sfongs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice easy track well marked and wide. Up hill but not to steep and don't need to be super fit to walk it. Seats and information board explaining the area and view. Worth the effort.

Thank PaddyKerryBlue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good walk for the family. Nice easy tracks even with a two toddlers. Just enough of a gradient to make you think your working hard.

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite places in Nelson to visit, never get bored of the walk or view. A definite must do when visiting Nelson

Thank kiakaha7
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