3 Rankers Reviews
South Island ▷ Coastal Otago ▷ Palmerston
Beautifully peaceful place rich with birdsong, with some fascinating geology and superb views....
Two options for hiking, one is 30 minutes return to see the caves and the other is 1 hour 30 minutes return just a loop through the woods. A man was hunting there with his dogs, other than that we were alone. It's a steep incline and parts of the trail had fallen trees from a mudslide. Do not go if it's raining!! Very slippery and steep. Beautiful natural forest and peeking views to the gorge but not what we expected. A great workout, the views are okay, and not a very safe trek in wet weather. Maybe on a sunny day it's more rewarding.
Nice walk along gorges with ocean views.
Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍