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Monday October 28, 2019

Gabriels Gully Interpretive Track

Location: Lawrence

This is where the Otago Gold Rush officially started. Named after the man who found the first huge nugget sparking one of the world’s fastest and largest ever gold rushes. An easy to moderate 90 minute loop walk with panels telling the story of this famous historic site.

Gabriels Gully, Lawrence — Image by: Clutha Development

Blue Mountain Walk

Location: West Otago

This challenging 6-8 hour trek takes you along the ridge tops with panoramic views. You can start at Whisky or Black Gully. The weather can change fast in the Blue Mountains so be prepared. There are overnight huts available at Black Gully.

Looking out towards the Blue Mountains, West Otago — Image by: Clutha Development

Catlins Wisp River Loop

Location: The Catlins

This rewarding 24km tramp over one or two days winds through a stunning steep rainforest clad valley. The River walk is a 5-6 hour track between Tawanui and the Wisp which is a 4-5 hour higher walk with amazing views from Rocky Knoll lookout.

Catlins Wisp River Loop, The Catlins — Image by: Clutha Development

Sinclair Wetlands

Location: Milton

Stroll to the heart of this internationally renowned wildlife haven. There is a well signposted 2km track from the car park through swampland past Lonely Island and onto Ram Island (Whakaraupuka) an old Pa site. Really feels like you are in a different world but it’s only a short drive from Dunedin.

Sinclair Wetlands, Milton — Image by: Clutha Development

Blair Athol Walkway

Location: Balclutha

A relaxing hour and a half river walk or easy bike ride along the mighty Clutha River which is New Zealand’s largest andfastest. Follow the majestic Clutha/Mata-Au and see a fabulous array of flora and fauna with a dazzling display of rhododendrons in spring.

Blair Athol Walkway, Balclutha — Image by: Clutha Development

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