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Rob Roy Track

Wanaka-Mount Aspiring Road | Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7660
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A fabulous walk!

This was my favourite walk in Wanaka. It took us (3 ladies in our 30s) about 4 hours, and one of us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tauranga, New Zealand
MUST VISIT!! Amazing!!

I cannot say enough good things about this trek--it was my favorite. Be ready to stay approx 4... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bangkok, Thailand
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Wanaka-Mount Aspiring Road | Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7660
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my favourite walk in Wanaka. It took us (3 ladies in our 30s) about 4 hours, and one of us was carrying a 10kg toddler in a backpack. It had plenty of shelter from the elements during the forest/bush track, and magnificent views...More

Thank FlyingHamilton
Reviewed 5 days ago

I cannot say enough good things about this trek--it was my favorite. Be ready to stay approx 4 hours so you have time to enjoy the views at the summit. Check out water levels before passing Fjords. It all depends on rainfall and which type...More

Thank Worldismyoyster1070
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a steep hike, but we visited on a perfectly sunny day and thus had amazing views of the glacier, waterfalls and cliffs from the upper viewing area. A big tourist group left shortly after we arrived to the upper lookout which was nice as...More

Thank Rissa-Wer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told it would take 45 minutes from town, expect to drive for a bit over an hour. Yes, 75% of the drive is over gravel road, and the final drive does take you through some water crossings and a narrow one lane stretch....More

1  Thank mbaumgartl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About an hour drive from Wanaka, a mix of paved and gravel road through farmland. Mountain views, deer, sheep, cows, waterfalls made for a pleasurable trip. You will need a car high enough to get through some of the fords with water. The walk to...More

1  Thank Kim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

May 2017 We asked a number of locals in the outdoor shops, DOC office and the information office for advice about taking our campervan along the road to Raspberry Flat for the walk to Rob Roy Glacier. There had been some heavy rain and we...More

1  Thank salcab2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moderate grade walking track, take lots of water and sunscreen as not much shade at the top. The view of the glaciers is stunning. We saw a couple of rumbling avalanches. No Keas this time though!

Thank sharonqueenstown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful hike. Flat in the beginning and then uphill the rest of the way. Definitely push on to the Upper Viewpoint. The Lower Viewpoint is ok, but the Upper, just 30 minutes further, is incredible. Takes you right to the base of...More

Thank Lane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hike up Rob Roy Glacier follows the Rob Roy stream which is fed by the glacier that we are aiming to see. When you emerge from the trees and take in views of the Rob Roy glacier from the upper view point. Breath taking...More

Thank Liamtravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk is primarily a fairly steep ascent on a well worn track through stunning ancient Antarctic Myrtle Beech forests. The track winds its way upward following above a raging glacial river. The first lookout is still in the forest, the second, 30 minutes onward...More

Thank Andrew D
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13 May 2017|
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Response from KatieCairns | Reviewed this property |
The drive from Mt Cook to Wanaka takes about 3 hours, then you need to drive out to the Raspberry Flats car park which has 10km of dirt gravel road at the last section - total drive is about 30km from Wanaka. Some hire car... More
Anton G
6 April 2017|
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Response from heather T | Reviewed this property |
Best to check with the Department of Conservation. Ph: (03) 443 7660 Email: mtaspiringvc@doc.govt.nz
29 March 2017|
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Response from RajeevNagpal | Reviewed this property |
This is a very very safe hike with no scary cliffs. Indeed there is a climb involved and there are a few spots with a steep climb along mountain on one side and a drop on the other. But the walking path is very wide and if u... More