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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Punchbowl Road | Off State Highway 73, Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well graded walk with a good flat surface that will take you to the top of Arthur's Pass and back in half a day. There are cute waterfalls, mossy forests, flocks of native birds and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Not...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 24 April 2019

There is a lot of construction on the roads through Arthur's Pass (during January/February when we were there). When there wasn't construction, the roads were a tiny bit dangerous, though extremely gorgeous. For the walking trails, we loved our views. We did the track up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed 31 March 2019

We landed in Christchurch and started our road trip across NZ south island by visiting these two places. It was a very hot day, so the difficulty/ length of the walks were just perfect. Great scenery

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Artūrs T
Reviewed 24 March 2019

We broke up our drive from Christchurch to Hokitaki with a stop in Arthur's Pass. This was a pleasant 6km walk through the forest and little waterfalls. It was a nice fine day and got quite warm! It is a little close to the road...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peter_Clare_50
Reviewed 5 March 2019 via mobile

Start with a visit to the chapel in town. Then up the road to the parking area where the walks start. The grades aren’t too steep but there are a few challenging sections for the moderate hiker. A great way to get a feel for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JD-Moon
Reviewed 3 March 2019

This waterfalls is just behind Arthur's Pass Chapel. It is a very short walk to the falls, you have to be careful it you intend to climb over to the base of the falls.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank peterchee
Reviewed 26 February 2019 via mobile

The paths in This out of the way place are amazing.I managed this quite slowly as I was not quite fit, but the trip was well worth it. Amazing views.lots of steps!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank peterlV639GX
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Takes you through some beautiful countryside, the path is well signposted and easy to follow. Moderate fitness needed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed in this track. Whilst it is relatively easy the first half us through bush so you can't see much and the second half is next to the road. The return distance (as it's a there and back) is 6.4km. However,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

This is a nice easy walk for most people with a short hill. After the walk one go to the edge of town the whole RT will take about 30 minutes of leisure walking. There is a small waterfall which should be quite impressive during...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShreekantP
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