in itself is an attraction worth to see. The landscape through which the road passes blisters with flowers and beauty. It has the feel of a dreamland. And Lotr fan or not, the view from the top of the mountains is amazing. If that is still not enough, Cardrona is host to the most famous Cardrona Bra Fence:
The Cardrona Bra Fence was a controversial tourist attraction in Central Otago, New Zealand, where passers-by started to add bras to a rural fence, with the fence eventually growing into a famous tourists attraction with hundreds of individual bras. The fence was on a public road reserve adjacent to farm property in the Cardrona Valley area southwest of Wanaka.
The bras are gone now, but the fence can still be seen. And from time to time passer-bys still leave some underwear when crossing the valley.
Another attraction is said view of landscape features used for the filming. You can see the river Anduin flowing towards the Pillars of the Argonath and Dimrill Dale high in the hills. Furthermore you can get a glimpse of the Ford of Bruinen and Amon Hen.
Finally on the way through Cardrona Valley you pass an old hotel called Cardrona Hotel, which not only hosted the filming crew but has also some striking resemblance with the Prancing Pony at Bree.
|the prancing pony