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Battle Hill Farm Forest Park

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610 Paekakariki Hill Road, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
+64 4-237 5511
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We dipped in here whilst taking a back road between the Kapiti coast & Wellington. Free entry... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
FMW13
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Irvine, United Kingdom
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Amazing one night camp

We just arrived in New Zealand and this was our first camping adventure. My son enjoyed jumping and... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Karen S
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Singapore, Singapore
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610 Paekakariki Hill Road, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
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+64 4-237 5511
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We dipped in here whilst taking a back road between the Kapiti coast & Wellington. Free entry. Plenty of walks to choose from, well described. On a Tuesday the campsite was deserted. No dogs allowed, not even staying in the car. We were delighted to...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We just arrived in New Zealand and this was our first camping adventure. My son enjoyed jumping and swimming at the creek/swimming hole. We also enjoyed our our Battle Hill walk.

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

I've lived in Wellington for well over 20 years and I never knew this place existed until I started going regular walks. My review of this place is that it is beautiful, peaceful and makes all that stress simply disappear. Whether you're after a family...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Nice area and the toilets was not just a hole in the floor like other camp sites. Proper toilets make the difference!

Thank Mathew B
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went with mr13 for an event run by Wellington Regional Council - Bugs & beasties. Was good to have someone from Nga Manu show us a tuatara and tell us lots of facts about it. Went for a walk around farm to see bugs and...More

1  Thank minimacx2
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you want to experience a little of kiwi wilderness, you got to come to this place and spending a relaxing day checking out the old sheep yard, the little house and the vegetation around and the little stream running through the property. There are...More

Thank Elizabeth-Therese
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

I really adored the whole day of walking on the farm territory. I wish I could also bring my MTB there, but it is a bit long way from the train station. Also I enjoyed crossing a small creek that was flooding over the road...More

Thank Natalia S
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

a great place to spend an hour or a day - with good easy walks, some a little bit more difficult, and the ultimate the Puketiro Loop. this is a great hiking track, pretty steep, around 400m high, with fantastic views towards Mana Island and...More

Thank martinag730
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Awesome place to bring the kids.Lots of walks and swimming hole, plus added bonus of some farm animals around. Also great MTB ride up the Puketiro Loop track, tho am unsure whether this is still accessible due to work at transmission gulley.Either way, lovely place...More

Thank Matt H
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I absolutely loved the walk which was good for MY calf muscle's and the signs along the way describing all that was endured in history at the exact points of where we were was amazing to walk whilst having some what of an glance into...More

Thank arohapiper
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