Pelorus River from Pelorus Bridge
|Basin countries||New Zealand|
|Length||40 kilometres (25 mi)|
|Mouth elevation||0 metres (0 ft)|
The 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.
- Ian Allen (20 October 2011). "Hobbit scene to be shot in Marlborough". The Marlborough Express. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
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