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Pelorus River

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Length  40 km
Country  New Zealand
Mouth  Pelorus Sound
Mouth elevation  0
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River mouth  Pelorus Sound 0 metres (0 ft)

Te Hoiere / Pelorus River is a river at the northern end of South Island of New Zealand in the region of Marlborough. It flows from the Richmond Range into Pelorus Sound. This area is fantastic for camping and is renowned for its magnificent river swimming where the Pelorus River runs through a gorge at Pelorus Bridge.


Map of Pelorus River, Marlborough, New Zealand

At Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve, the river was used as a film locations for the barrel rider scene in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug., which increased its popularity for river rafting.

In August 2014, the river's name was officially altered to Te Hoiere / Pelorus River.

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Pelorus River Wikipedia