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Great walk with views over Hanmer

Quick walk about 15 mins to the top, great views of the mountains and over Hanmer Springs town... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
aishal24
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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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Amazing walk

Beautiful walk with a excellent view at the top with picnic tables to have lunch after the walk up .

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Rebecca B
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Quick walk about 15 mins to the top, great views of the mountains and over Hanmer Springs town, enjoyable walk, not too strenuous

Thank aishal24
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Beautiful walk with a excellent view at the top with picnic tables to have lunch after the walk up .

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Quite a steep walk that really makes your muscles burn but the view at the top makes you forget that very quickly. Good track, take it as slow or fast as you like. Coming down was awesome at a slow jog.

Thank victoriabO2792YC
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Good track beautiful views , you need some fitness the first bit is the steepest bit, then it gets a bit better, with lots of stops to look at the views

Thank JaniceS2352
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Just a short walk up the hill to a great view of the valley and surrounding area. Took roughly 20 minutes and was very enjoyable.

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The well marked and laid trail up Conical hill is well worth a trip. About 45 minutes up. Don't go in bad weather

Thank Clive O
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We did this walk with with a 4 and 6 year old and they made it to the top no problem. It's a beautiful walk thru the trees but reasonably steep, well worth the views at the top

Thank JaneM1747
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We always like to get to the highest point of where we are staying as it gives such a good perspective. Plus the exercise!

Thank KPG2503
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This walk was reasonable for me, not very fit , so didn't detract from the views. My son found the walk easy going. The views are worth the the effort and give a bueatiful outlook around Hanmer Springs an the valley and surrounding mountains which...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Nice walk, even in the rain. Great all round views, steep but nothing crazy, well formed wide track with a nice shelter at the top. Picnic table if you want to stop with food too. Took 15-20 min or so quick walk to top. Lots...More

Thank Robert T
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lmcarby
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Response from Beachbuoynz | Reviewed this property |
I think you may be looking at a Giant fir (over 50 metres Tall). there are also Western Hemlock, Lawson's Cypress, Japanese Cypress, Atlas Cedar and Laburnum, Ponderosa Pine(over 40 metres),and Douglas Fir. On the flat in... More
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