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Fensham Bush Reserve

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So refreshing getting back to nature

As a bush walk so close to town, so well maintained by the volunteers, with a choice of walks from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert E
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Carterton, New Zealand
Beautiful

Lovely place we got up to the look out it was a little windy but very relaxing gentle climb up... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
For-the-love-nz
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Carterton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a bush walk so close to town, so well maintained by the volunteers, with a choice of walks from the simplest to the more testing & all so interesting without having to retrace your steps. The view from the top is a joy to...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 14 January 2018

nice easy walk ( easier if you go clockwise around the course ), good for most ages, not push chair friendly mind you, does narrow in number of places. Mostly in the shade, Wonderful look out point. Well worth a visit. Well used by locals.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely place we got up to the look out it was a little windy but very relaxing gentle climb up native bush nice

Thank For-the-love-nz
Reviewed 26 October 2016

So lucky to have this preserved so close to Carterton and the main road. Allow about an hour to do the circuit. Well marked track with a few board walks/steps. A place to return to again and again

Thank jrmtripadv
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Great short walk with some hill work and some flat. Nice regenerating bush with quite a bit of bird sounds

Thank xmascarol2015
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great place to go to get the heart rate up, good hill climb in sections then down hill sections, the track is well maintained and easy to walk on. Great place to get fit, kids love it too. Lovely bush area and...More

Thank miffytrina
Reviewed 3 June 2016

A true treasure if you want step back in time to see what the Wairapapa bush was like before Europeans cleared it.

Thank Marcjay2014
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Fensham Bush is a walk that is owned and maintained by the Forest and Bird Society rather than DOC. It is well maintained and looked after by Forest and Bird and has the most magnificent foliage with native birds throughout the walk..This 48 hectare reserve...More

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Very interesting 1-hour walk through dense native bush. Many trees have labels which makes it especially valuable for botanic-interested people. The massive many-hundred-years-old totaras and rimus are the highlights of the circle walk.

Thank KiwiSchnitzel
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Recently did the one hour circuit walk at Fensham Reserve. The track is suitable for people of any fitness and well worth the effort for the view right through the valley. The track is well maintained and clearly sign posted. Take some lunch and enjoy...More

Thank Phillip B
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