Lake Hayes Walkway

Lake Hayes Walkway, Arrowtown: Address, Phone Number, Lake Hayes Walkway Reviews: 4.5/5

Lake Hayes Walkway
4.5
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Food is life
Auckland, New Zealand228 contributions
Stunning and tranquil
Feb 2021 • Couples
Recommend-it’s an easy walk and suitable for all levels. Beautiful day too. Only let down was the sheer amount of Poo at the beginning of walk on the gravel. The locals are letting their dogs foul a beautiful spot. Not cool.
Written 17 February 2021
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422iana
Dunedin, New Zealand3,040 contributions
Bike changed to a walk
Jan 2021 • Family
We started on the bikes, but for younger ones it was a little harder without gears and lots of people walking dogs without being on leads and turned back. We did walk the lake and at points with younger riders I would have felt a little aprehensive as there was a few tight places and drop offs. Some beautiful views and even a swing on the East side of the lake next to one of the jettys.
Written 24 January 2021
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Shelley M
Albany, New Zealand389 contributions
A great walk in beautiful scenery
Nov 2020
There are plenty of places to park, we parked near the pavilion and started the walk from there. There are a few steep bits but a lot of people cycle this lake which would be nice, but we wanted to walk around. Took us one and half hours and it was quite windy so didn't get the beautiful pics, but it was still a lovely afternoon. Well signposted and not much in the way of stairs which was nice.
Written 6 December 2020
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Brynkoru
Blenheim, New Zealand209 contributions
Stunning place for a lakeside walk
Nov 2020
Stunning lakeside area - great for picnic as well as a walk - would also make a good mountain bike riding track.
Written 23 November 2020
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AucklandTraveller
Christchurch, New Zealand81 contributions
Watch out for the rabbits!
Oct 2020
The place is so overrun with rabbits and rabbit holes you can pick tiny baby rabbits up at the side of the path. What on earth are they doing about it??
Written 4 November 2020
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RachaelR17
Wellington, New Zealand261 contributions
What a STUNNER
Aug 2020
Absolutely stunning 2 hour walk not too far out of Queenstown central.

I hae aerage fitness and a historic ankle injury and this walk was great - mostly flat and clear pathway. Absolutely stunning iews right the way around - can't beat it!
Written 6 October 2020
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D P
Wellington, New Zealand6,436 contributions
Beautiful 2 hour walk around
Sep 2020 • Family
There’s a lovely track that goes right around the lake. Take in the views of the mountains ranges from each end of the lake. Stop for a picnic along the bank or run or cycle it.
There are a few uphills but nothing too demanding as the track is pretty substantial and not boggy.
Well worth a nice bit of fresh air with the family on a nice afternoon.
Written 11 September 2020
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Heather B
Auckland Central, New Zealand37 contributions
Very beautiful!
Jul 2020 • Friends
Still, reflective lake. Stunning views and an easy walk. Park at the pavilion and walk down or just enjoy the view from the car park.
Written 12 July 2020
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Kiwiseley
Auckland Central, New Zealand341 contributions
Nice walk
Feb 2020
We wanted a bit of exercise after our flight from Auckland. The track is next to the lake and is often through bush. Not sure if it is "lucky" but you may see a few rabbits along the way. You can walk as far as you want, but half an hour was enough for us.
Written 2 July 2020
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Kylie O
Mosgiel, New Zealand97 contributions
Great biking/walking track
Jun 2020 • Family
Have ridden this track many times over summers but this was first winter ride and it was lovely. Came from Arrowtown with 3 kids and it was ideal distance for us all. Advise not going too late in the day as once the sun goes down it’s very shaded and cold getting back to Arrowtown.
Written 1 June 2020
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