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Clyde Dam

Water Conservancy Project
Address: Old Fruitgrowers Road, Clyde, New Zealand
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    • Luvinspoonful
      Luvinspoonful
      Rotorua, New Zealand
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      Informative

      Kids loved this! The large information stand meant they could read and then check off visually all the parts. The visit birthed a looooooong conversation on power generation.

      Reviewed on /Date(1610598323000+0800)/
    • AllanJGJ
      AllanJGJ
      Wellington, New Zealand
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      Ain't human invention grand

      OK, it's not the Hoover or Aswan dam but it's a pretty big deal in this part of the world, and those of us of a certain edge will recall all the ructions at the time it was built. It's a short stroll ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1607626076000+0800)/
    • Irish_Kiwi77
      Irish_Kiwi77
      Wellington, New Zealand
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      Great view from lookout

      If you are visiting Clyde it is definitely worth while stopping off at the lookout by Clyde dam where you can get a great view of both the dam and the river down to the town.

      Reviewed on /Date(1605979818000+0800)/
    • mgreaney2018
      mgreaney2018
      Wellington, Greater Wellington, North Island
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      Stunning views and a great man made achievement

      I first visited before the dam was build back in the late 60's. I'm always a bit sad that the original town and orchards are under water now. At the same time it's great to create electricity and plac...

      Reviewed on /Date(1605271750000+0800)/
    • MacDutch
      MacDutch
      Napier
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      If you're into dams, go for it

      Not really being into dams, it was a good trip there and back. The road was newish and easy to traverse. The scenic drive there was awesome. The dam itself is huge and good for those into this kind...

      Reviewed on /Date(1605268068000+0800)/

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