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Kanuka forest walk

Entire area is rich in gold digger history. The 5 hr (absolute max if not a good walker ) kanuka... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
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Come, and be amazed, soooooo beautiful.

I came here about 4 years ago, (didn't know about tripadvisor then.) This has been one of the most... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Gail T
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 Mar 2018
3 Jan 2017
“Kanuka forest walk”
Bendigo Loop Road, Bendigo 9383, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The information we had read led us to believe this was an interesting area with buildings, in fact the buildings were a pile of rocks in a waste land accessed by steep gravel and poor tracks. It was a waste of time and effort. We...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Entire area is rich in gold digger history. The 5 hr (absolute max if not a good walker ) kanuka forest loop walk takes you thru amazing rock gullies, climbs up to great view points and amazing flora. Bring water with you as no reliable...More

Thank PhilW2246
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I came here about 4 years ago, (didn't know about tripadvisor then.) This has been one of the most outstanding places I have ever visited. I still tell people about it today. It is soooo worth the visit, you will not be disappointed. (Rental car...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 31 October 2016

"Awesome views"... the pioneer's of this country must have been a hardy bunch....well worth the short drive up into the hill's.

Thank dirtrider1960
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Bendigo Historic Reserve is about 5km from the State Highway up a relatively steep dirt road, which is quite rough in places. You can get there in a normal car but drive carefully as the road is narrow in places. There are several places to...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

This place is worth visiting if you are in the area. A rather steep hill to drive up but you will find some amazing views - and great photo opportunities of the old buildings that are still standing. Information boards are available which tells the...More

Thank NZfour
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Been three times (once as a teenager with mum and dad, back with twice with my boyfriend now husband). Each time has been interesting. Drove up twice but scary since it is so steep. 4wd would be easier.

Thank AmMoNZ
Reviewed 20 August 2015

A must do for those interested in people history. The site has relics of the quartz mining and buildings. Information pamphlet available from Cromwell Info centre helps explore this outdoor museum. If you are prepared to wander off the track you will find old audit...More

Thank afmck
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

It's out of the way but a must visit. Walk through the ruins in the hills. Amazing views and photo opportunities. It must have been so cold and so tough for those early gold mining pioneers

Thank hoss_13
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We have just returned from a two week road trip down south and we spent two nights in Cromwell. Didn't know much about the place, so I checked it out online and saw some references to Welshtown. So we packed a picnic and went out...More

Thank Patsy_nz
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