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Arthur's Pass Road, SH73, Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand
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Otira Viaduct Lookout Tours and Tickets
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All reviews great view worth a stop feat of engineering few minutes arthur's pass be careful the main road quick stop some great photos great engineering amazing structure rock falls along highway car park state highway franz josef nice stop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pulled off the road and up into the Viaduct look out. There was plenty of car parking available. It was good to get out and stretch the legs and look at the engineering marvel that is the Otira Viaduct. It was opened in November...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ginges_revenge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Along Arthur’s Pass you’ll come across this piece of engineering marvel. It makes for a good way to break up the trip and snap some great photos

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank evolveorfade_
Reviewed 25 June 2019 via mobile

The day we had to drive thru here, there was heavy snow overnight. The roads were closed till 1pm and all vehicles had to carry chains. We were fortunate to rent them and had them in the car. But many cars had to buy a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ssmilezz
Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

The views amazing and you’ll see some kea’s there for sure! They make for some great photography, just don’t feed them!!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Wandering_eddie
Reviewed 4 June 2019

We missed the view but still a very nice place. We also get to see Keas and hoping for food. Don't feed them as human food is harmful and turns kea into beggars.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NahNahGo
Reviewed 18 April 2019 via mobile

It is just a spot to view the bridge. Do be careful of the KEA bird over there as they might attack the food u have

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank fengww
Reviewed 5 April 2019

As we approached the weather had changed and whilst it had been very windy suddenly we were in cloud. As you drive through the overhang and under the water spout overspill you are suddenly on the viaduct! Too much to take in and concentrate on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Graham B
Reviewed 3 April 2019

If you are on the SH73 travelling to either Greymouth or Christchurch, you have to stop at this lookout point for a fantastic view of the viaduct and surrounding area. If you are lucky, you may even see a wild Kea up there. Also, take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank electrickev
Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

There is a lookout where you can watxh the big viaduct in the middle of the mountains valley. The bridge is enormous.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 March 2019

It's a long and steep drive to Arthur's Pass from Franz Josef so it's a nice break here. Beautiful view of the viaduct and the friendly Kea wandering around.

Date of experience: February 2019
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frnd4uee
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They stop in the township which is a wee drive 10-15 minutes from memory from the viaduct
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