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We stopped here on our way south last weekend. Take the first signposted road direct to the salt... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2017
twebb21
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Blenheim, New Zealand
very interesting and unique

the salt ponds at Lake Grassmere are a very unique location. Sea salt is gathered, purified and... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2015
Terry F
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 weeks ago
“Ok for a Five Minute Break”
Apr 14, 2018
“Lake Grassmere Salt Lakes”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have driven past many times but didn't have time to detour. We did have time once. Not a lot to see. Expected to see an information centre or at the very least some information boards. If either are there there they are not easy to...More

Thank 538AlanR
Reviewed April 14, 2018

The Lake Grassmere Salt Lakes, while industrial, are a very fascinating place to stop when traveling along Route 1 from Picton to Kaikoura. You will have to be careful and watch for the sign--it comes and goes very quickly. We were there on a Sunday...More

2  Thank Florida-Traveler-US
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous day here in Grassmere. Good food and a great place. Plenty of good restaurants and quaint shops.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We stopped here on our way south last weekend. Take the first signposted road direct to the salt works, if you want to do a tour of the works, just check before you make the trip south from Blenheim as it is about 30 minutes...More

3  Thank twebb21
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Just an industrial zone, a lake clearly divided for production, no colour, don't waste your time and keep driving

Thank Brett M
Reviewed November 1, 2015

If you like beach walking then keep going past Lake Grassmere to the end of the road. This a wild and secluded beach well worth the effort to visit.

1  Thank Marevan2
Reviewed June 2, 2015

the salt ponds at Lake Grassmere are a very unique location. Sea salt is gathered, purified and shipped from the facility

1  Thank Terry F
Reviewed September 18, 2014

It is less than 3 miles off the main highway. There isn't really a place to pull off and walk around. We don't think tourism is encouraged but it was fascinating to see a pink lake. The little information we found on line indicated that...More

3  Thank NCdianab
Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Stopped by on our trip south to show grandaughter the salt piles and explain how salt is made. Could see enough from the road to make the stop worthwhile.

1  Thank CFD20
Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

The salt lakes go on forever. Amazing process. Couldnt see anywhere to do a tour. Impressive size of the operation.

1  Thank ozfamily2012
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