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View point

You won't spend too long here, but it has a viewing platform and you can see right across the dam... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Clyde Dam, Power Station and Spillway

Visited on Tuesday 8th May. Stop at the lookout and take in the view of Clyde township below as... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Caloundra, Australia
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Old Fruitgrowers Road, Clyde, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

You won't spend too long here, but it has a viewing platform and you can see right across the dam. Lots of parking available. Good place for a picnic.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Visited on Tuesday 8th May. Stop at the lookout and take in the view of Clyde township below as well as the dam behind you and the Power Station beside the spillway. There is an info board giving details of the Dam and Power Station.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Stunning scenery and great views plenty of watersports fishing and pleasant places to picnic would recomend walking into clyde and grab something to eat aswell

Thank MichaelO4780
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The lookout over the Clyde dam has beautiful views & some good info panels to tell you about the dam and how it was built.

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Great picnic spot with plenty of fun for the whole family. There's swimming, boating, body boarding and just plain relaxing. Only negative is the excessive speed and antics of the jet skiers. Would be great to have an enforced speed limit.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The Clyde Dam is at one end of Lake Dunstan. It’s quite large and from the look out you can see the Dam and upper parts of the lake. I found the lake drive to the dam really beautiful.

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The view is quite good from here or the lookout road. Worth stopping for a look after a good rain when they need to do some spilling. Impressive sight then, otherwise a good explanation or hydroelectric power generation and a bit of history of the...More

Thank TiffanyC2691
Reviewed 6 December 2017

A very substantial dam above Clyde, an excellant view obtained from the road going to Cromwell as well as the lake behind. The lake is great for water sports although the water can be cold,

Thank HK2015
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Took drive out here based on information in travel brochure. Museum closed as volunteers only man place. Few historic buildings but certainly not like how brochure read. Had lunch at Oliver's bar menu. Bit expensive for what we got. Wouldn't waste time going here again....More

Thank Kerrie O
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The dam has created an awesome lake, producing electricity for NZ, beautiful scenery, ideal for boating, great views.

Thank Julianpfowler58
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