Fishing, canoeing, swimming or walking. Well signposted, the dam will be reached by travelling along Manuherikia Road past several orchards and fruitstalls, until „Give Way“ sign, turn right off PSH85 and drive over the bridge. Follow the tarseal and turn right on to a gravel road just before the railway crossing. At the end of this road turn left (over a railway crossing). Manorburn dam is at the end of this road.
W->E return. Start at G42 273448
DISTANCE: 61.8km return
Sealed and good gravel road to 41 km, then 4WD track to end.
HOW TO GET THERE
Drive north on SH85 from the monument in Alexandra’s town centre. Little Valley Road is on the right after 0.8km.
Source: 4WD South Island (Ken Sibly & Mark Wilson)