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4-5k loop hike

Had a nice loop-hike through the forest with portions of the hike along the river. Mostly shaded... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
stephenbP9286ZJ
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McKinney, Texas
A real gem

This has to be one of the best DOC walks in the Central North Island. As it is a little way away... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
TrevorFJ
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Wellington, New Zealand
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28 Jan 2018
“4-5k loop hike”
3 Jan 2018
“A real gem”
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Whakapapa Bush Road, Owhango 3989, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Had a nice loop-hike through the forest with portions of the hike along the river. Mostly shaded but some uphill segments.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stephenbP9286ZJ
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This has to be one of the best DOC walks in the Central North Island. As it is a little way away 30kms from the others less tourists . Peace and tranquillity. It offers good river views ( sadly lacking on many river walks due...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TrevorFJ
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Spectacular walk - very dense bush with HUGE totara. Lovely water including a swimming hole (mountain fresh water - brrrrr!). Worth a short detour to check out this gem of a walk and a bit of real NZ bush.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We went after a lot of rain and that made part of the loop track very difficult! A lovely piece of bush and would be great to do in summer or autumn! Not a family with young children track, gets really steep in places. Very...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank shirley c
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stayed in Owhango for just one night, but luckily our host had left information about the area, including that the endangered whio (blue duck) lives in the area. Well that was too good an opportunity to pass up, so we headed down to the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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