Top 6 Things to do in Kurow, New Zealand

Discover the best top things to do in Kurow, New Zealand including Kurow Museum and Information Centre, Waitaki Hydro Station Lookout, Aviemore Dam, Stoneridge Horsetreks, River-T Estate Wines, The Vintners Drop.

1. Kurow Museum and Information Centre

57 Bledisloe Street | Beside the Blue and Yellow Pub, Kurow 9435, New Zealand Museums, History Museums
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4.5 based on 21 reviews

Kurow Museum and Information Centre

Reviewed By planejanenz - NZNZ

Lovely surprise - I’d like more

Stuffed full of local and national history - I would have loved more curation of the social security theme. The taste there got me very interested. FascinatingThank you so very much- it is the Museum Committee's intention to add more to this area. Current

2. Waitaki Hydro Station Lookout

Kurow, New Zealand Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts
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4.5 based on 13 reviews

Waitaki Hydro Station Lookout

Reviewed By Lsas26 - Wellington, New ZealandWellington, New Zealand

Waitaki Dam

Dam's don't really interest me, but the other half wanted to stop and have a look so we had too.The water was an amazing blue, the structure was dated but I left thinking a layer of snow might have kept my interest more.Overall: Adequate

3. Aviemore Dam

Te Akatarawa Rd, Kurow 9435, New Zealand Nature & Parks, Dams
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

Aviemore Dam

Reviewed By Michael-4551 - Caloundra, AustraliaCaloundra, Australia

Aviemore Dam, Power Station and Spillway

Visited on Saturday 28th April.The Aviemore Dam is a dam of the Waitaki River in New Zealand. Built from earth and concrete in the 1960s to dam Lake Aviemore, it is one of the major dams of Meridian Energy, and is used to power a hydroelectric power plant

4. Stoneridge Horsetreks

532 Grants Road, Kurow 9494, New Zealand Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Equestrian Trails
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5 based on 16 reviews

Stoneridge Horsetreks

We are a small horsetrekking business situated 50 minutes inland from Oamaru in the scenic Waitaki Valley in the South Island of New Zealand. We specialise in offering personalized treks for 1-3 people in big country with great views and scenery. Ride times arranged to suit your itinerary from 1 hour to all day. Some experience is necessary for the longer rides over 2 hours. Great riding and good horses. Accommodation available.

Reviewed By MaryP2008 - Peterborough, United KingdomPeterborough, United Kingdom

A fabulous afternoon

We've just returned from a 2 hour trek with Peter through beautiful and rugged New Zealand countryside unlike anything we could experience in the UK. Terrain consisting of farm land, steep slopes and boulder strewn river beds, which I would be cautious to

5. River-T Estate Wines

5292/1 Kurow Duntroon Road, Kurow 9494, New Zealand Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
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5 based on 4 reviews

River-T Estate Wines

River-T Estate Wines cellar door is open 7 days from October to June. Sit on the deck and enjoy a local wine or beer and take in the views of the vineyard and mountains beyond. On colder days warm yourself by our log fire Wine tastings and beautiful platters packed with local seasonal produce make this a very popular place to visit. There is even a platter for children.

Reviewed By Jessisaw

An absolute must!

Don’t just drive past this little red barn, call in for a delicious and truly enormous platter. Or sample a six-glass paddle of wines for just $10. Delicious food, lovely setting and plenty of wines to try and buy, you surely won’t be disappointed. I’ll d

6. The Vintners Drop

45 Bledisloe Street, Kurow 9435, New Zealand Nightlife, Food & Drink, Wine Bars
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5 based on 6 reviews

Reviewed By Angus D - Perth, AustraliaPerth, Australia

A pleasure to visit

It was our great pleasure to visit the Vintner's Drop in Kurow whilst driving from Queenstown to Oamaru after retuning to NZ from Australia for a family funeral.It serves as the cellar door for Ostler Wines and other Waitaki Valley vineyards. We rang ahea

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