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Centre of New Zealand

Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Uphill Hike for Great Views

Quite an uphill hike at some points but it was pretty quick. Great views at the top. If you have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
614emilyn
via mobile
Not geographically accurate, but a grreat walk and great view

The geographical centre of NZ is apparantly 30 kms away, but don't let facts get in the way of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
W4lking
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“steep walk” (40 reviews)
“great walk” (35 reviews)
“new zealand” (121 reviews)
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Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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"steep walk"
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"great walk"
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"new zealand"
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"worth the climb"
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"well worth the effort"
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"takes about minutes"
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"short hike"
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"coming down"
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"awesome views"
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"up hill"
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"enjoyable walk"
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"take your time"
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"nelson city"
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"botanical gardens"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite an uphill hike at some points but it was pretty quick. Great views at the top. If you have time and a bit of energy, I would recommend this!

Thank 614emilyn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The geographical centre of NZ is apparantly 30 kms away, but don't let facts get in the way of a great view. A really pleasant walk up - as ;ong as you have reasonable fitness. Close enough to the city centre to reward yourself with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to spend about 1 hour.. 20 mint to go on top and 15 to come back. The rest you can stay on top. Walk is nice. View of all near towns is good...sea view is also great. Fresh air and environment.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great short walk for an awesome view. Good for all abilities. Looks steep and it is but the view is worth it.

Thank Fleur L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The centre of New Zealand - not sure I'm convinced! Quite a steep walk up, but the views are fabulous when you get there and the bonus.... it's all down hill from the top!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband had heard about the monument for the centre of New Zealand in Nelson and wanted to visit. We hadn’t anticipated the steep hill walk, but it was no more than 20 mins of walking to get to the top. Once up...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a relatively easy walk uphill to get a very nice view over Nelson. Although it’s quite steep nobody should have troubles walking this track

Thank Bosko4Ever
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This was a nice walk up from the botanical reserve; we parked the car beside the cricket ground. The hill was steep but it was worth the climb for the views at the top.

Thank LadyWillow2014
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

I rarely ever go on walks but this was a super quick and easy walk to the top, and well worth the 360 views. So many entrances too so always lots of parks!

Thank Kaylin C
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a good walk, although rather up hill! The view is worth the climb and there are seats at the top if need be. The path is well formed. Cool memorial thing at the top.

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MrsKUT
23 January 2018|
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Response from DaveBAmersham | Reviewed this property |
I walked from the centre of town along the riverbank to the start of the hill to The Centre of New Zealand. Did not see a car park nearer the hill. It is a pleasant walk from town taking about 40 minutes. It took a further... More
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