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Address: Burke Street West | Moanataiari, Thames, New Zealand

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Worth a quick drive past, cleaver metal work sitting on the remnants. Good picture opportunity, when I went at low tide.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth a quick drive past, cleaver metal work sitting on the remnants. Good picture opportunity, when I went at low tide.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sought this out as it is one of the historical landmarks from the old pioneer and gold mining days. A pity it so derelict. Sculptures on it are a bit of fun.

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Thank NZNana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Before arriving here I was honestly worried about how to kill our time without internet as there was no WiFi or mobile network in the villa. I was happily proved wrong. This place is unbelievably marvelous and reminded us of one of the simple but often overlooked principles of our life - to live, to talk, to laugh and to... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Spent some time taking photos there with my tripod, taking long exposures. It definitely has the old, rustic, historical feel to it, and I am glad that it is still standing there

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Walked along the coastal walkway and spotted the lovely little sculptures on this derelict wharf. Quite a delight

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

Arrived at sunset after dinner at GBD. Amazing views. Perfect place to finish off a flying visit to Thames

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

went at low tide thought that i would be disappointed but it was so much better than full tide the next day . Historic wharf lovely walk around it

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Otago Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2015

Travel down to waterfront, past Prices historical foundry building, over a couple of judder bars and park close to the road edge as possible. Walk up the stop bank, and the remains of this historical wharf are before you. The railway trains also used to go onto this wharf, for many decades it was the main way in and out... More 

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Damerham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lovely views and walk with lots of bird life,easy parking and easy walking, mostly flat with interesting houses, and sea views.

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

I do this walk to cool off and make me relax. I love the atmosphere and being so close to the shore. I also love watching (and photographing) the local Tern colony that lives here. To be honest they are one of the main reasons I love it!

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