Swingbridge Track

Swingbridge Track

Kaitoke Regional Park

Reviews

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Anna-Lena

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

The track along the Hutt River was very nice and easy to walk, so not as exciting as other walk. But the swingbridge is always fun!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Alna

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

The views over the Hutt River were the best thing about this track. The track itself was not very special although it was still beautiful.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Christopher Emerich

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Nice spot, where Lord of the Rings was filmed. Anyway, the area is crowded with people on good weather days. Unfortunately, those people made a lot of noise.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Jorge Anderson

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful place with a perfect camping ground.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Jan Berendsen

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Swing bridge walk was awesome.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Heike Schreiber

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

A nice bushy area close to Wellington where we hiked around for two hours. The Rivendell area was not super exciting, because almost everything from the Lord of the Rings was removed, but the forest itself is beautiful.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Rocio Lucero

Argentina

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walking track. Not many things referred to the movie Lord of the Rings.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Emily Pohlmann

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Funny to see the places where the Lord of the Rings was filmed for real.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Stella and Merle

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Many walkways - a swingbridge, a forest and a river. Only one part of the path was a bit disappointing because it left the forest and went along a road.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Briony

Ranking: 10/10

You can take a short or long walk around the forest. There were information boards telling/showing you where parts of the film were set, the campsite there was brilliant.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Kyle Johnson

United States

Ranking: 7/10

a fairly busy spot with little parking but home to one of the Lord of the Rings filming sites. Little to nothing is left of the set but there are other activities to do here. Many, perhaps too many, came to the Elves River to swim.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Taylor Fabricius

United States

Ranking: 7/10

Sadly, the set from Lord of the Rings was taken down, but they provide you with a map so one can see where the crew had filmed. It is in a lovely location and many trails are located in the park.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Leeann Newton

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Lord of the Rings fans will spot a 'tree' used in the film. More impressive is a 40min to 1 hour loop walk with huge nature trees - truly impressive bush and good family walking, dogs allowed.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Fiona Hawkins

England

Ranking: 6/10

The swing bridge was fun and made the walk more interesting, also visiting Rivendel (home of the elves)..... if it was not for these two, felt the walk could have been very standard.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in April 2014

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Greg Gilmore

England

Ranking: 6/10

Some nice walks through thick forest and alongside a beautiful river. Some fun information on the filming of Lord of the Rings there.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in April 2014

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Anglea de Smit

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely place, Lord of the Rings was partly shot here.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in February 2012