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Washpen Falls

590 Washpen Road, Darfield 7572, New Zealand
+64 3-318 6813
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A lovely walk - worth the drive

I rate this, a great short drive to get our of town, have a bit of exercise and see some beautiful... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Hospofanatic
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Antibes, France
Hidden gem

An enjoyable privately owned piece of paradise! Bit of an uphill climb with amazing views, then... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Kim K
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
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“the loop” (3 reviews)
“walking stick” (2 reviews)
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590 Washpen Road, Darfield 7572, New Zealand
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+64 3-318 6813
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"moderate fitness"
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"the loop"
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"walking stick"
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"piece of paradise"
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"canterbury plains"
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"native forest"
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"per adult"
in 3 reviews
"great walk"
in 3 reviews
"up hill"
in 2 reviews
"walking track"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
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"stone lake"
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"birdsong"
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"caves"
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"land"
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"wee"
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

I rate this, a great short drive to get our of town, have a bit of exercise and see some beautiful surroundings. The walk has some steep bit but is well marked and easy to follow. The waterfall is totally beautiful and worth the walk....More

1  Thank Hospofanatic
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

An enjoyable privately owned piece of paradise! Bit of an uphill climb with amazing views, then down into the valley - waterfall and picnic area to finish the experience! Take the CASH to help support and pay for your entry ($10 which is pricey if...More

Thank Kim K
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

On recommendation of a friend I went to the Washpen Falls track and it did not disappoint in any way. The walk is very well marked, and well maintained as a rough hiking track - so good sturdy shoes are an advantage. The friendly reception...More

1  Thank 8623PaulineS
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent walk with lots of variety of landscape. Mostly in bush. Quite steep in places but well worth the trip for the cool cave, waterfall and spectacular view of the plains all the way to the ocean. A perfect spot for lunch....More

Thank galfrog
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful 40 min drive from home in Christchurch we where fortunate to found out about this walk through a friend and we are so glad we joined them for this very beautiful adventure . Would highly recommend to anyone that appreciates nature and the...More

Thank Lucus T
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon here. We were greeted by a warm welcome with lots of advise and a leaflet and clean toilets. The walk was really nice, so much to see and it was beautiful. We took a picnic and had it at the...More

Thank Toni J
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

I was having a wonderful day until the land owner spoiled it for our group. Instead of telling us nicley as there was no sign or anything displayed we felt very threatened and un welcome when the owner started swearing "get the fu** out of...More

7  Thank Olivia H
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Quite a nice walk, pays to have suitable footwear when going there. Recommended for families as well. Lots to see and read about on the track.

Thank Steve A
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

We hadn’t heard much about this track & were a little skeptical but the walk was amazing & varied through pine tree forests, caves, ravines, grassy mountains, lookouts & of course waterfalls. These are not the biggest waterfalls you will see but the walk was...More

1  Thank fijiholidayBrisbane
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

I originally went here quite regularly with my six year old and would drag other people along with us. Even though it was very slippery and not very well sign posted, miss six loves this walk. In April, I wrote a Facebook review which reflected...More

7  Thank Nicola G
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