Nature

Bridge to Nowhere

8 locals recommend

Tips from locals

Sue
Sue
August 15, 2021
Canoe, hike, bike or take the Whanganui River Adventures jet boat up. Put this on your bucket list. Allow a day if heading up from Whanganui. Bookings for jetboat required. Dress warm, take a picnic, can get cool in the river gorges.
Kate
Kate
October 21, 2019
Amazing part of NZ's history and an amazing bike ride and boat trip up the Whanganui River
Linda
Linda
November 7, 2018
Built in the mid 1930s, to provide road access to the lower and middle valley farms known as the Mangapurua Valley Soldiers Settlement, the Bridge to Nowhere stands as a poignant memorial to the abandoned hopes and dreams of the returning World War I servicemen who braved this remote area…
Elle
Elle
September 4, 2018
Multi-day Hike, day bike or 10 minute walk accessed from Whanganui river (from canoe or jet boat experience). Beautiful and full of history
Sharon And Graeme
Sharon And Graeme
March 21, 2018
Whanganui River Adventures: phone 0800 862 743 to book. www.whanganuiriveradventures.co.nz Allow a day for this tour by the time you travel to and from Pipiriki. (actual tour is 4-4.5 hours) 'Bridge to Nowhere' tours depart from Pipiriki, jet boating up the Whanganui River for 32 km through the…

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Location
Whanganui National Park, Manawatu-Wanganui 4392