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Tuapeka Mouth Ferry

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Tuapeka Mouth Ferry

3 Reviews
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Dec 15, 2017
“Still a part of the Highway”
Oct 8, 2017
“Awesome piece of history”
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Skinner Road | Tuapeka Mouth Roads, Tuapeka Mouth, New Zealand
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This was a unique chance to experience an old way of crossing the Clutha River that has been in use since 1886. There are no motors on the punt and it is moved by the power of the river alone. The vessel is anchored to a steel cable that crosses the river and the rudders are
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The Tuapeka Mouth ferry is a very unique ferry operation & the only one of its type still in operation in the southern hemisphere. Our ferry operator Terry was a really lovely guy, very knowledgeable & super helpful. The ferry is free to use & can accommodate most types of
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The Tuapeka Mouth Ferry, known as the Tuapeka Punt, crosses the Clutha River at the mouth of the Tuapeka River. It is the only one of its kind in the southern hemisphere using the flow of the river to cross from one side to the other and back. It is quite a unique experience
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