"RAKAIA GORGE" Rakaia Gorge by pepples46

Rakaia Gorge Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 15 photos

at the foot of the Mount Hutt Range, is Rakaia Gorge, the Bridge was build of wood and finished 1882. 1945 she was replaced by an iron and concrete construction. a wonderful regreation area, with Salmon fishing, hiking trekks, but also shotover jet running through the Gorge..when the fishing season is over
and yes it is absolutly save to drive with a Truck, Motorhome and what have you over the Bridge.....I mention this because people send me emails about the security and save driving over

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  • In a nutshell:one can get lost in the many activities offered here
  • Intro Updated Mar 13, 2004
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  • cnango's Profile Photo
    Dec 5, 2006 at 7:16 PM

    Hi Wal, yet another gr8 NZ page. I love your pics, especially the cute sheep : ) I have missed hearing from you, hope U R healthy & happy. hugs, Nancy

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Oct 25, 2006 at 1:39 PM

    I love the sceneries and the locals :-)

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2006 at 3:49 AM

    I love the locals :-))) Think I could spend hours and days and weeks and years with them :-))))) But... they could get some color :-))

  • nipper1's Profile Photo
    Aug 21, 2005 at 11:11 PM

    fresh salmon, yummy. great area and the golf looks good too

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2005 at 3:13 PM

    Wow, this Rakaia area of NZ is gorgeous! I've got to get there before my travelling days are done! They do the rural mail in Canada the same way, saves the poor delivery guy from being bitten by a farm dog or two!!

  • Darby2's Profile Photo
    Dec 5, 2004 at 6:43 PM

    This reminds me a lot of the terrain in parts of B.C.

  • truus_s's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2004 at 5:12 AM

    OoOoOo Lovely page with great photos..Have a good day!!Grusse from Holland..

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2003 at 8:52 PM

    I hope you got to play on that golf course:-) Wonderful surroundings. Great fishing area ... the salmon sounds good but I'd also enjoy the craftshops too:-)

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2003 at 12:08 AM

    Schöne Bilder, Wal (inclusive Deines neuen Paßfotos)!!!

  • RitchiS1's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2003 at 8:48 PM

    wieder fantastische fotos , muss wirklich schön sein bei dir da unten

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