A one hour and thirty minute loop walk beginning at a carpark 9km up Soliders Road (on the way to Big River) which is just South of Reefton off SH7. Scattered amongst old coal mine workings are means of makeshift winch equipment, including an old Leyland lorry. Other features are distinctive 'coal measure' vegetation and views of the Victoria and Paparoa Ranges. You can also see a tiny section of the new Globe Mine
Explore Reefton Further
Our Landscapes Be in awe of the stunning natural landscape of Reefton from majestic granite ranges and native beech forests to wild and beautiful rivers. Reefton is the perfect stopping point to launch the rest of your West Coast trip.
Getting Here Reefton is centrally located at the hub of state highway access into the Coast, north from Murchison, Nelson and Blenheim and east from Christchurch.