Arrow River
Arrow River
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The discovery of gold in this river led to the settlement of thousands along its banks.
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ckm818
Hong Kong, China283 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016
This river is nestled at the foot of rugged hills, and is even more attractive than the famous street lined with colonial buildings.

Consider charging up with a sip of coffee at the Arrowtown Bakery before heading out to the leisure walk along this river.

Our kids are fascinated with the nature here.
Written August 6, 2016
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Theboardingpasss
Perth, Australia82 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
Very pretty area especially if you are visiting in autumn- April to June. I recommend doing sawpit gully walking trail which goes around arrowtown river- it is just a beautiful walk with mesmerising views.
Written October 24, 2019
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IEP1605
Sydney, Australia6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2015 • Family
there are many route to do by bike or walking and are magical.
just the sound of the river and the leaves.
very good rental service at Queenstown Bike Tours in Arrowtown near the Chinese settlement!
Nicky and Mat are delightful and very professional!!
Written January 11, 2015
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Kay C
Sydney, Australia207 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
A lovely place to spend the day cafe's are affordable and food is good the main street looks like something out of a movie set. Shops were average price and some had unique local items. Prefered here to the over rated over priced Queenstown
Written December 9, 2008
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botag
Venice, California1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed at Millbrook, a beautiful golf resort within walking distance of this small comfortable historic town. I had a great time walking the Arrow River, and exploring the local mining history all on foot. I would say that I liked Arrowtown better than it's famous neighbor, Queenstown.
Written January 19, 2007
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TriggerRosie
Christchurch, New Zealand168 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Arrowtown is a quait wee place to visit.
Lovely boutique shopping and delious restaurants to dine at.
Fantastic outdoor seating every where.
A must do place to see,
Written January 19, 2020
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CJO193
Te Puke, New Zealand388 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
I loved our afternoon walk along the river ! an easy walk.. good paths and signs... an easy stroll!!
Written August 25, 2019
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Stephen A
Leeds, UK228 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
Stopped off here on a trip to pan for gold all good fun and sand flies although they weren't too much of a problem, river is much like a lot of NZ rivers quite shallow and chalky but a nice place to come to, just watch out for the Nazgul and their horses floating by after Liv Tyler had finished with them
Written June 11, 2019
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Joe B
Adelaide, Australia15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Family
great drive from queenstown and great views try the bakery very reasonable price and apple struadle worth a try a lot to see in town and along the river make sure you pan for gold there is still some there
Written June 19, 2017
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Adam Lim
Singapore, Singapore122 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Friends
The river is just located right beside arrowtown. It is a good place to take a stroll after walking in the town area. Not exactly a place worth Traveling to solely for it but definitely good to go by if you are already in arrowtown.
Written March 25, 2017
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