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Trotters Gorge Scenic Reserve

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Off the beaten track and lovely

This is one of those ‘watch out for the brown sign’ moments - where we hadn’t plan on visiting but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Such a Great Bush Walk

We ha d been visiting Moeraki Boulders and decided to go to Palmerston via Trotters Gorge. We found... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anita T
Forster, Australia
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Horse Range Road | State Highway 1, Moeraki, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those ‘watch out for the brown sign’ moments - where we hadn’t plan on visiting but decided to check it out anyway. Lovely nature place with streams and forest walks - totally free and uncrowded. Beautiful in the spring sunshine.

Thank CarolHall525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ha d been visiting Moeraki Boulders and decided to go to Palmerston via Trotters Gorge. We found ourselves to be the only ones there when we visited which was rather cool. You are able to camp for a nominal fee and there are pit...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Well worth a bit of a detour from Moeraki to Palmerston.Stunning Rock formations, one had a face shape on it so made for an interesting photo, our vistor from finland really enjoyed the views

Thank Ali-Henrik
Reviewed 22 March 2018

A lovely place. A short walk with bird song. Somewhere apparently there are pigs. The bell birds are the attraction.

Thank JMcKWashingtonDC
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had 30 minutes to kill so drove here, parked the car and wandered up the track through the bush and along the stream. It looked like you can camp here.

Thank TheSnakebite
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Walked a trail after recommendation. Was a great tramp in the real sense of the word. Crossed creeks, climbed muddy slopes and stumbled over rocks. Great fun

Thank Tedalls
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We took this detour off the main road to travel through the Trotters Gorge. It's sealed road all the way through. The autumn colours were glorious. There had recently been quite a bit off milling taking place so large areas being cleared. The road is...More

Thank Rosemary73
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this place 5 years ago. Whenever we're over this way, we always go for a walk here. It's an easy walk for all ages.

Thank MissBossyBoots
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Trotters Gorge scenic reserve is a beautiful place to visit if you are wanting to do some walking. I would recommend if you do the loop track that you wear sturdy footwear. If it is wet then the track would be very slippery in parts....More

Thank Janine4237
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place to walk plenty of birds to see and listen to. Not crowded with humans so take your time and enjoy.

Thank Derek H
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