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Surprisingly cool

Wasn't expecting much and was pleasantly surprised. The walk along the canal is good fun. Look out... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2015
Crisp and Clean

Great for a brisk refreshing walk. Up hill down dale as they say. Good workout without the pain... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2015
Jojoy B
Golden Bay, New Zealand
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Pupu Valley Road | Kahurangi National Park, Takaka 7183, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 5, 2015

Wasn't expecting much and was pleasantly surprised. The walk along the canal is good fun. Look out made for a great spot to have lunch. Worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank petermwills
Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great for a brisk refreshing walk. Up hill down dale as they say. Good workout without the pain. Good shoes a must and the love of Nature then way worth walking the Pupu Hydro. You could hire a bike from Revolution in town and pushbike...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Jojoy B
Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is a great gem of a place and well worth the visit. Beautiful, special place we feel blessed to have visited here.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed May 31, 2015

Walked from the car park to Pupu Springs. Well kept pathways suitable for most people. It was a very enjoyable walk and safe for the children as long as an adult kept up with them.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Moderntraveller
Reviewed May 1, 2015

A great walk, challenging in places, with some lovely views. Fascinating to see how it was constructed and unlike anything else, other than perhaps the levadas in Madeira. We came across a worker, who was a mine of information and showed us some wild clematis...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank APDC2014
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Can't believe only 1 review! Do people not go here- you are missing out! Wonderful and Peaceful walk with the sounds of birds and water flowing! Suggest starting anti-clockwise! Hydro walkway is something I've never experienced and great views! Last 1/3 trial can be challenge,...More

Thank ChrisR7283
Reviewed April 3, 2015

A very interesting walk and well worth the effort. It's approximately a two-hour loop. Turn right out of the car park and you face an steep uphill gravel track; turn left and it's a challenging climb over uneven ground. Take your pick! Once you reach...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank AlisonandColin
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