Manawatu Gorge Track, Ashhurst

(4.8/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Trek through a fascinating landscape of steep ranges and native vegetation at Manawatu Gorge Track. Admire striking scenic views of the river, railway, reserve, and windfarms from five viewpoints along the way. Also keep an eye out for native wildlife and a carving of Whatonga, a celebrated 12th-century Maori navigator. Wear comfortable hiking shoes and perhaps carry a walking stick to navigate the steep sections of the trail more easily. Keep in mind the route ends in a different spot than the starting point, so pick-up should be arranged beforehand. Arrange to visit Manawatu Gorge Track and other attractions in Ashhurst using our Ashhurst itinerary planner.
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  • Love the Gorge loop more than any other bush walk in the Manawatu. And it's so popular so it must be great, right? Would recommend for anyone that s looking for a nice walk  more »
  • Found this walk to be excelerating. awesome views.and the only place in the North Island that there is road, river,and rail,all side by side. 10 out of ten, a MUST do in the area.  more »
  • One of Manawatu's iconic places to visit.. Had a great time with friends.. Exhausted at the end, but enjoyed heaps..  more »