Devils Punchbowl Walking Track

Devils Punchbowl Walking Track

Arthur's Pass

Reviews

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Pete

Ranking: 10/10

Glad we stopped for this one. Stunning blue sky day, lots of steps but well worth the efforts. Great walk if you are keen to keep driving further for the day.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Chris and Paula Lavery

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

One hour return walk up to a great waterfall. Lots of steps so you need rest time and water. Accessible and beautiful waterfall!!

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2017

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Shan

French Polynesia

Ranking: 9/10

A beautiful waterfall, a good family walk.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Jozef Pinkerton

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Easy walk, stunning views.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Sarah

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

A beautiful walk up and down through the hills and at the end an incredible and strong waterfall. Amazing, in the loneliness and a beautiful view!!

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Michael

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing walk to a 131m high waterfall. Impressive and would have been great to take a shower there.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Franziska Lobe

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Must see in New Zealand!! The walk was not long and the waterfall is just awesome!! Highly recommend it!!

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Saskia Irblich

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

It was a really nice track with lots of staircases. The view of the waterfall was very beautiful.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Moreno

Switzerland

Ranking: 7/10

Walk was well built.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Viki Kent

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

An hours walk to see the waterfall. Quite a steep walk with steps leading to a viewing platform really close to the waterfall. Nice spot for pictures. Lots of parking and easily signposted from the village.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Stuart Gange

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

A really good walk as described. Pathways, steps etc well maintained and safe to negotiate. Typical good attention to detail as provided with most DOC walks.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Karlee Hormell

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Great hike through the bush and up a lot of steps. A few beautiful bridge crossings and the waterfall was amazing. Be sure to bring rain gear. It is really wet at Vista Point!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Floriane Desnoyer

France

Ranking: 10/10

Small walk, very easy. Beautiful waterfall!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Stefanie Giese

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Nice walk. Lots of steps and nice waterfall. Good way to spend some time but do not expect too much of it.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Philip

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

One hour walk to the waterfall, beautiful nature, good views, large waterfall, not too many visitors.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Verena Konetzhi

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice short walk to a waterfall. Bring your swimsuit with you!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Mira Huckfield

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice short walk with a beautiful waterfall at the end. Take your swimsuit with you! There is a kind of pool right underneath the waterfall.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Helena Bond

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

A terrific workout - it is all steps - with spectacular scenery to take your mind off tired muscles. Swimming hole at the top looked great and the falls are spectacular.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Nadav Knoll

Israel

Ranking: 5/10

Nice falls but not special compared to others in New Zealand.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Judy Rafferty

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Well serviced, well maintained and signed tracks.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Barbara

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

A nice hike up to a waterfall. You have to hike up 130m before you get there, but it won't take more than 30 minutes. The waterfall was nice.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Clare Lambley

England

Ranking: 4/10

Not so much a walk as a stair climb. While the return walk time indicated at the start is accurate, those with shorter legs may want warning of the number and height of the steps!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Eric Lambley

England

Ranking: 5/10

Quite a strenuous path, lots of ups and down that is easily accessible via lots of steps. Not the best view when completed.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Fabian Lee

England

Ranking: 9/10

Only 2km return but sensational waterfall at the end. Watch the water then look at the rocks (they will move). The sunset over the surrounding area is magical.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Roy Driehuis

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

The track is really easy, the view and the waterfall are great to watch.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Elizabeth

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

A beautiful walk to a big waterfall about 60 minutes in total, so nice to walk if you are just passing through.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Marco Newald

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Spectacular 131 metre high waterfall. Good views.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Julia Ahrend

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Many stairs, but definitely worth doing it-nice little track.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Julien Panossian

France

Ranking: 10/10

Very beautiful falls.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Matthieu Daveou

France

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful falls.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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hendrik king

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

For Arthur Pass road and waterfall.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Elizabeth Stenhouse

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A good walk, lots of steps to climb to get to the top but resting places along the way. Waterfall spectacular.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in April 2013

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Yves Vennewald

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Nice walk and amazing location.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Tim Vennewold

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

It is a 30 minute walk to the lookout platform, sporty persons can go higher and stand underneath the fall - amazing.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Loesje

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Nice views on waterfall!
Arthurs Pass generally is SO beautiful.
Make sure to stay here for a few days.
Enjoy the nature, the tracks and the KEA's :)

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in October 2012

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Goran Backlund

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

A nice walk to the waterfall 130m high.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Val Phillips

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Free track to the best up close waterfall we have seen.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Patrick Schaad

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Well marked and well maintained.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Hans de Rijk

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Spectacular amazing track and waterfall, only small comment, sign 20 minutes return onmly applicable to well trained people.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Debs NZ

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice easy and short walk to a beautiful waterfall!

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in October 2009