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Arthur's Pass Road, SH73, Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand
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All reviews great view feat of engineering few minutes worth a stop arthur's pass the main road be careful limited parking short stop amazing structure rock falls beautiful drive steep road lucky with the weather car park state highway keas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove into Arthur's Pass as it started snowing, so we didn't get to see much of the viaduct sadly! However, it felt like a nice safe road to drive on in the snow!

Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just off the main road. Fantastic view of the Viaduct on a clear day. Definitely worth the stop to get some great photos.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watch out for the friendly Kea! Be careful manoeuvring the car park as a lot of rubbish tourist drivers about.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Just a couple hundred metres off the main road this view over the Otira Viaduct is worthwhile. Opened in 1999 the viaduct is a unique engineering masterpiece in this rugged landscape. With the possibility of seismic activity in the valley, rockfalls and the flooding of...More

Thank 993anitat
Reviewed 9 October 2018

When driving east along State Highway 73 before entering Arthur's Pass Village, there is a nice viewpoint pullover called the Otira Viaduct Lookout. This is an elevated position with outstanding views down into the valley and of the viaduct that you would have just driven...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were taken to lookout with the owner of motel who helps out with local conservation , he was able to explain all about the viaduct and surrounding area .

Thank MargaretG1897
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Quick stop at the viewpoint, what an amazing structure it is. Can see how it improved transport through here when you see where the old road went. Some 'friendly' keas came to say hello and see what they could remove from the car.

Thank SteveM999_12
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped for the view amazing looking into the valley below. Spotted a kea on the rock checking us out worth the 5 minute detour.

Thank 587markd
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There isn´t any place in NZ that you´ll be annoyed or bored, Evereything is wonderful, every lookout has a breathtaking view.

Thank Belitornezi
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were here on a cold rainy day but the view is good and worth a look for the span of the bridge through the valley.

Thank Tommyp1974
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frnd4uee
15 October 2017|
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Response from Antemo | Reviewed this property |
They stop in the township which is a wee drive 10-15 minutes from memory from the viaduct
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