Kahikatea Swamp Forest Walk

Kahikatea Swamp Forest Walk - Ship Creek

Kahikatea Swamp Forest Walk

Ship Creek


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S Weslake

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Decided to stop off for lunch here whilst driving between the glacier and Wanaka. Beautiful place, not great surf though, and I did not expect sandflies, but they were out on force! Worth a stop if you can beat the sandflies.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2018

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Simon Nienhaus


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot. The trees in the forest and the views of the bay were amazing.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Florent Peytavy

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice short walk.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Well done track through the swamp.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Ace spot. Would be 10/10 except for the sandflies.
Saw a pod of Hector dolphins playing in the breakers.
Great views of the sea over the sand dunes.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Very nice walk along the beach and dunes, lookout tower, second walk into a swamp possible.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Sven Woelk


Ranking: 6/10

Good place but too many sandflies.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Between Haast and Fox. Nice view and two short walks - bush and beach walk.

Reviewed over 8 years ago