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Tuapeka Mouth Ferry

Closed Now: 08:00 - 10:00, 16:00 - 18:00
Open today: 08:00 - 10:00, 16:00 - 18:00
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Something different & fun

This was totally different from the normal "tourist experience", & was a lot of fun. Fantastic... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Juli-Robert
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Auckland, New Zealand
Free trip over the mighty Clutha!

We turned up on the south bank and the punt came over to pick us and our car up. Interesting to see... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Ian T
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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17 Mar 2018
“Something different & fun”
29 Sep 2018
“UNIQUE ATTRACTION”
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Ferry Road | Tuapeka Mouth, Lawrence 9274, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

My 82 year old mother had always talked about one day visiting the Tuapeka Punt. So, early one morning we headed to the Tupeka River Crossing to experience this unique attraction. The Punt is the only one its kind left in the entire Southern Hemisphere!...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was totally different from the normal "tourist experience", & was a lot of fun. Fantastic operator with great commentary, and it was a lovely way to see the Clutha River. Reminiscent of the punt scene in Outlaw Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood) for those who...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Juli-Robert
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We turned up on the south bank and the punt came over to pick us and our car up. Interesting to see how the current powers the journey and a friendly attendent.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I believe that this is the only working punt service in NZ or at least the South island. It has been a piece of local history for yonks - more than a century as I recall. It takes passengers and a vehicle of two across...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Rita C
7 August 2016|
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Response from Allan O | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rita. It is about 27 kms from Lawrence and probably a minimum of 25-30 minutes travelling time depending how fast you travel. The road to the ferry is I believe called Ferry Road and branches off Tuapeka Mouth Road. As... More
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