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Manawatu Gorge to Tom's Lookout Loop is a 2.5 mile loop trail located near Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 2.5 mi Elevation gain 646 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching River Views
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Kyle Robertson
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Hiking

Great track through well preserved native Tawa bush. Always enjoy walking the track with great views of the gorge entrance at the start. As you climb, there is a wonderful view of the plains and Palmerston North, and further on, a view of the river and rapids far below.

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Florian Besnard
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Hiking

Nice little loop. Easy! A little bit sleeper if running down. Beautiful statue at the top of the hill

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Youngmin Ko
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Walking

It took an hour and half. Nice and well-managed path :)

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Aly Cudmore
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Walking

Beautiful loop, a little steel but manageable

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Jake Cavaiani
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Hiking

This was my first trail in New Zealand and it did not disappoint. We took a bus there and made our way up the gorge. Beautiful views looking down into the gorge and over looking the plains of the north island.

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Erin de Vries
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Nice walk good coverage from shade

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Lottie Savage
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Walking

Amazing walk, completely unexpected from the initial few hundred metres. Spectacular bush the provides good cover on hot days. 10/10 will walk again!

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Laura Harris
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Hiking

Beautiful forest, but one of the lookouts is currently closed.

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栄介 水野
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Hiking

Oh Beautiful forest

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Rachael Varcoe
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Hiking

Nice trail, with some great views and beautiful bush! Definitely worth going to the lookouts over the gorge, some of which can be a bit of a work out!

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RC Felise
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Beautiful place to be

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Helena Struthers
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Good climb for a relatively short track. Well kept and good stuff to read along the way.

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Hannah Zhou
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Max Bureau Oxton
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Tanya Murphy
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larry guptill
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Jessica Byron
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Mohsin Quazi
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Ben Suarez
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Manish Madho
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tuiroo .
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Jaimee Phillipson
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Ruth Dixon
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Ben Shaw
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Ben Shaw
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Ben Shaw
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Josef Jelínek
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Matt Oliver
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Michelle Moen
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