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Rimutaka Forest Park

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We started off going a short hike along the Orongorongo valley but ended up extending it by 1 hour... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Madshus
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Canberra, Australia
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New Zealand adventure 🗺 I had few opportunities to travel from Wellington to Featherstone by car... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
OlaaaTe
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London, United Kingdom
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Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We started off going a short hike along the Orongorongo valley but ended up extending it by 1 hour. There are several short, long and overnight walk options. All very nice .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Madshus
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

New Zealand adventure 🗺 I had few opportunities to travel from Wellington to Featherstone by car, unforgettable views!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

A big climb from Sunny Grove. One hour uphill then another 30min but best views in Wellington region and opportunity to drop into the Tukere Valley and listen to kiwi released in recent years.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank trevormW9464FZ
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I went on the walk from Catchpool carpark off the Wainuiomata Coast Road over to the Orongorongo Valley. I first did this forty years ago and then it was a typical rugged NZ forest track, but now Department of Conservation has surpassed itself with a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MichaelJG90277
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I, along with another supervisor took 20 Young New Zealander Challenge participants to the Rimutaka Forest Park. We did an overnight camp there and the facilities in the camping area, although basic were adequate.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Judith G
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

There are lots of tracks and we really enjoyed the walks. There are camp grounds too not sure it is allowed camp inside the forest. Great place for nature lovers

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Coolcartoon
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

A must visit. A haven to relax in. Camping is available. Teriffic walks for all fitness levels. Great picnic spot.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank babydollq
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wonderful scenery with walks ranging from short/easy to 4-5 hr walks. Excellent picnic areas for family times and ample parking available

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank NevilleISH
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Plenty of signs with information. And photographic material on the history of the area. Many people stop here.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A lovely drive round Coast Rd to get here.Big car park and plenty of lovely walks to do.Swim in the river and even pitch your tent,plenty of spaces for that.Spark up the barbie and just relax.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Alan H
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