Rakaia Gorge Walkway, Rakaia

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  • Great little walk on a good day with great views over the gorge. Not really sure if the upper gorge lookout is worth it as the lower gorge had similar views. The colour of the water was beautiful. In ...  more »
  • Some of the reviews are old so I thought I would update track conditions. We have had an exceptionally wet winter so the track is quite boggy in parts as well as being badly overdue for track maintena...  more »
  • Awesome landscapes,, easy walk.. I would recommend it. Not so busy, best to unwind and relax.. you could appreciate the views below.  more »
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  • It's a decent walk but nice views best around winter when the river is flowing at it's best. If you have family and it summer there is a few safe spots to swim however you will have to watch out as there is also jetboating activity in the proximity and I think they also offer bungy jump so in the summer it's definitely got a few things to do. Also if you have dogs they will enjoy the area too.
  • Take a time to be here. Take your gear up! Stay at river shore enjoy sun- go for a walk. Also can organize & enjoy barbecue there. #greatplace
  • Absolutely stunning :D. My friend and I went here as it was close to where we were staying, the sun was out and the water looked so perfect! I can't wait to visit some other places! The walks and the views are fantasic; different lengths of walks depending on what you're up for, the longest says it will take 4 hours!
  • One should definitely make a short stop here for stunning views of the turquoise river with the beautiful bridge and the far away mountains as background. Plenty of parking spaces with toilet facility. Careful with your eyes and nose if it's windy as there will be dust flying around.
  • Awesome place , this is a must do.. for swimming, jet boating , or just lunch under the pines..

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