Castle Hill

Castle Hill

Rock Climbing

Reviews

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Raphaele

Ranking: 10/10

Well worth a stop eben if you aren't into bouldering/rock climbing. Exploring the unique landscape was great fun. The big boulders are only 5 min from the parking lot but you can easily spend an hour walking around and through them.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Jozef Pinkerton

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful walk through unique rock formations. Great views!

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Jessica Pein

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

A paradise for boulder sport/rock climbing fans. Everyone will find something here. Especially a mantle.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Austin Jurgensmeyer

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful setting and amazing rock climbing. Worth the trip.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Connor Hormell

United States

Ranking: 10/10

This place is a must stop. If you like exploring and rock climbing, it is the spot to be. Could have spent all day there, so plan on at least a couple of hours to really enjoy it.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Jared and Evi

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Massive boulders bordering a pretty large area. Can easily spend an afternoon or more here. Pictures do not do them justice, much larger in person.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Ross Clark

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

This was a great ramble through spectacular features and allowed us to chose how long we spent there. Movie set material.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Pierre Mattes

France

Ranking: 8/10

Incredible rock and limestone. Really nice. Great landscape.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Mathieu Brun

France

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing rocks to walk, climb or just lay down on the grass to enjoy the view. A real New Zealand must do!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Nicole and Elliott

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful views of the mountains. Fun to climb around the rocks. The best, not many tourists! Pretty much had the place to ourselves. Really interesting rock formations.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Maria Schober

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Adventure for free.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Antoine Vernay

France

Ranking: 10/10

Climbing experience if you do not have any gear in a friendly atmosphere.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in November 2014

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Matthias Thorn

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Walk around through the rocks. The formations look different when you change the perspective. Take your time and climb some of the rocks to view even better.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Penny Lee

England

Ranking: 8/10

Amazing large rock formations on mountains, great to climb or just wander around for hours. A brilliant sight to see.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Gloria Hanke

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Huge bouldering area, possible without any guide book, nice views too!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Markus Eckert

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great rocks to walk and climb around, good for bouldering or just exploring. Not marked pathway. Easy to get around. enjoy! Filmed from Narnia.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Cameron Tarbotton

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

Nice meandering unamrked tracks after the graded easy access track to the base of the rock. Worth an explore around and behind. The best view is from the carpark (if you can stand the crowds).

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Guillaume

France

Ranking: 9/10

Stunning!!!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Roy Driehuis

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice climbing area and nice walk through the boulders.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Elizabeth

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Very cool to see these rocks in the fields, and a place where you can do some climbing and bouldering.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Julia Ahrend

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Really impressive stone formation- I like.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Rebecca Alt

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

After a short walk you reach a mystic place with large rocks on a small mountain. You really can imagine that Maori lived there.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Joshua Perry

United States

Ranking: 10/10

This is a must see! Amazing to just walk around or if you are into rock climbing there is so much to explore!! It is one of the best things I did in NZ!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Ken Jones

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Great scenery and rock climbing. Go walk amongst the rock walls, it is am amazing experience.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013