Alexandra to Chatto Creek Distance: 17 km
Galloway Station Homestead and Oubuildings date from the early 1860s, the earliest period of settlement in Central Otago. The Homestead, Stable, Chaff House and Men's Quarters are constructed from local stone and show considerable technical accomplishment in the stonework. This is privately owned but you can view it from the road side. Approximately 200 meters off the trail.
Galloway is a popular stopping and meeting point for cyclists and support vehicles.
On the outskirts of town you will cycle over the Manuherikia Bridge No. 3.
Manuherikia Bridge No.2 is 120 metres long and 14 metres high. From the bridge you can watch trout or on a hot summer’s day swim in the river.
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