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Peters Pool is an easy, short (1.1km) walk that you can access from the same car park as the longer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MultiColouredRed
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Geelong, Australia
Beautiful but small reflection pool near Franz Josef Glacier

Peter's Pool is a short 1.1 km hike that is part of the longer Douglas walk, both of which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
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This fully-accessible walk winds through the rainforest to a small kettle lake, which was formed by ice melting amongst glacial moraine about 200 years ago. Enjoy the reflective views of the glacier and mountainpeaks in this tranquil setting...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Glacier Access Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Such a beautiful surprise! Check it out from Franz Josef glacier walk. It is the most reflective water we saw in all of NZ.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peters Pool is an easy, short (1.1km) walk that you can access from the same car park as the longer Franz Josef Glacier walk. We were recommended this walk by our Motel's staff member, who said it was a perfect day to go due to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peter's Pool is a short 1.1 km hike that is part of the longer Douglas walk, both of which originate at the Franz Josef Glacier carpark, around 4 km from the town centre. This is a flat and easy walk to a very small kettle...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely little walk well worth going to. It was a pleasant surprise. We continued on to Davids walk which was also a lovey walk to the bridge.

1  Thank Cowybabe
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A lovely easy, scenic walk ending with gorgeous view of Peters Pool and the glacier. It can be really cold so make sure to have something warm with you!More

Thank Di M
Franz Josef V, Front Office Manager at Peters Pool Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback received, it is imperative we find out what we could look at improving. We are glad you could enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of this spot. It is a perfect spot to relax and...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

this is a nice easy walk to a nice relaxing place it was nice just to take in the scenery.and learn a little about the area. Its is quite a gentle walk great walk for the elderly they can't do the 6 km glacier walk.More

Thank Pamella M
Franz Josef V, Front Office Manager at Peters Pool Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback received, it is imperative we find out what we could look at improving. We are glad you could enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of this spot. It is a perfect spot to relax and...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely (very) little walk to peters pool. Worth continuing down the track for another 15 min to find the suspension bridge.More

Thank Ben W
Franz Josef V, Front Office Manager at Peters Pool Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback received, it is imperative we find out what we could look at improving. We are glad you could enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of Peters Pool and had the time to find one of...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful pool with reflection of the glaciers! Short 20 min return walk. Well worth the time. Can do with small children easily.More

1  Thank lilyjian85
Franz Josef V, Front Office Manager at Peters Pool Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback received, it is imperative we find out what we could look at improving. We are glad you could enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of this spot. If you brought your children with you, we...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

We were hoping to see the reflection but it was drizzling. It is a short easy walk you can do with little kids.More

Thank clan100
Franz Josef V, Front Office Manager at Peters Pool Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback received, it is imperative we find out what we could look at improving. We are glad you could enjoy the walk, hopefully you can return on a beautiful sunny day and enjoy the tranquillity...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is an easy walk with a nice view at the glacier. There are nice reflections in the pool to - depending on weather conditions.More

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Franz Josef V, Front Office Manager at Peters Pool Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback received, it is imperative we find out what we could look at improving. We are glad you could enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of this spot. It is a perfect spot to relax and...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018

Short walk through the trees to a small view of the glacier reflected in a pond. Not a top "to do" but a nice walkMore

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Franz Josef V, Front Office Manager at Peters Pool Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback received, it is imperative we find out what we could look at improving. We are glad you could enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of this spot. It is a perfect spot to relax and...More

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