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Upper Nihotupu Dam

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Worthwhile walk

It's hard to imagine that there is/was a dam in here. Easy walk and beautiful scenery with the dam... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Mamabr
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Streams, waterfalls and reservoirs

A lovely walk through the bush, down the access road along the course of a stream, you pass old... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Marcusplay
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Jan 4, 2017
“Worthwhile walk”
May 7, 2016
“Streams, waterfalls and reservoirs”
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

It's hard to imagine that there is/was a dam in here. Easy walk and beautiful scenery with the dam lake and waterfalls along the way.

Thank Mamabr
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

A lovely walk through the bush, down the access road along the course of a stream, you pass old bits of machinery and waterfalls. The reservoir is a serene body of water, the dam itself is pretty spectacular with its sheer size and views down...More

Thank Marcusplay
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

A good undemanding walk on safe gravel track with virtually no traffic yet close views of two very nice waterfalls. Keep going past the dam and circle back on the old railway then climb the dam face! Carpark busy weekends but track rarely busy

Thank thereandbackagainNZ
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Parked at the signed carpark on Piha Road. Walked through the bush and the track. A couple of nice waterfalls. Then on to the top of the historic dam that is still in use.

Thank JJtheWhaleWatcher
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