The Sluice Box is a serene spot, just the place to listen to the gin-clear waters of the Alfred River as they squeeze through a cleft in the greywacke rock.
The track is signposted 5 km from Springs Junction along SH7, direction Lewis Pass.
Head to the end of the gravel road and the camping area with toilets.
The track is well-graded on the way to the bridge overlooking the Sluice Box.
This is a serene spot, just the place to listen to the gin-clear waters of the Alfred River as they squeeze through a cleft in the greywacke rock.
At Marble Hill campground there is a concrete wall constructed in the 1960s, right on the Alpine Fault. The idea was to establish a datum for measuring displacement following seismic shifts.
South Island ▷ West Coast ▷ Reefton
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