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Bannockburn Sluicings Walks

Felton Road, Cromwell, New Zealand
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Fun historic walk

Bannockburn is my 'home town'. In fact my parents still live there. So we have done this many... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Breath1070
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New Zealand
So good we went three days in a row

Travelling with a dog in NZ can be tricky but this place was dog and people heaven. Really... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
helenthered
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Blenheim, Marlborough
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“great walk” (13 reviews)
“western movie” (2 reviews)
“historic walk” (2 reviews)
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Felton Road, Cromwell, New Zealand
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"great walk"
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"torch"
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"hat"
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Bannockburn is my 'home town'. In fact my parents still live there. So we have done this many times, and thoroughly enjoy it. In fact I think we see something different every time we go! A must do if you're in the area.

Thank Breath1070
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Travelling with a dog in NZ can be tricky but this place was dog and people heaven. Really interesting interpretation boards, great for the dog and the man-made scenery is mind boggling. Stories of gold rush and the number of people that came here made...More

Thank helenthered
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Bit of a hike up to the Stewart town orchard with a run down cottage but well worth it. Caves on way up that chinese used to lie in. Take a torch. Fantastic views.

Thank Catherine F
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this walk! So different scenery was not like nz! Like something out of an old western movie. The signs were very informative and made the walk interesting, as we could imagine how it used to look. A short walk (a littel over an...More

Thank rebecca s
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is one of the most interesting and informative walks around. Take yourself back to the heady days of the 1860's gold rush and imagine your self as a prospector, or even more a successful water merchant. Take the small detour to the flushing dam...More

Thank OtagoNZRider
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We walked here at lunch on a relatively hot day - it felt like summer. Take a hat, sunscreen and water - while the walk is easy it is quite hot when the sky is blue. There are not many people on this walk which...More

Thank natc123
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

The walk itself is really enjoyable! We started and went about from the wrong direction(right to left) but its pretty much the same. It was well worth the effort and there were quite a number of tourists as well while we were there in Dec...More

Thank Muthu_818888
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We took our three boys plus another on this walk. They loved it! Lots of caves and old buildings to explore and skinks to spot. Amazing landscape and history. And all the apricot trees at the Stewart town - the boys thought they had found...More

Thank lovethesouth45
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We did this walk late one afternoon which was perfect as it would have been too hot earlier on. The walk times aren't as long as listed. We did the long loop going clockwise with the kids (11 yrs and 9 yrs) in 1hr 15...More

Thank Fi F
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

A short drive out to Bannockburn, past the wine yards, some not open for visitors yet and into the secluded carpark,safe to leave your vehicle here. A gentle stroll over the lower fields before a gentle climb up to the lower region of the sluice...More

Thank Jan H
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