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beautiful walk and great viewpoint

Well worth the steeper path at the end. Great viewpoint but a shame (and shameful) that the glacier... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2021
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Great evening walk

We went here late in the day and still enjoyed a fab view of the valley and bush surrounding it... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2021
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Reviewed 9 May 2019

The view point up to the glacier is an easy accessible walk. Beautiful view of franz joseph glacier, amazing for pics

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DebjaniK4
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Reviewed 6 April 2019

It's been a bit washed away recently though, although work in being done to mend the path. Fabulous glacier. Lots of waterfalls and rainforest to walk through/past. I'd love to go back.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christine W
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

Absolutely stunning scenery on the enjoyable walk to view the glacier with waterfalls along the way.
Wake is easy in the feet but wear trainers due to some of the path a little rocky. Unfortunately it is very evident that global warming is happening, the glacier is receding fast ans within the next 10years there will not be any glacier to view. Very sad state of affairs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bschofield
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

20 minute walk all up hill to get a different view of the glacier and valley. A good view in lieu of walking all the way out to the glacier viewing area.

This view point is no substitute for getting closer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NFHarry
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

The Sentinel Rock Walk is up!!! Only 10-15 minutes but all fairly steep up. I am not fit and found it a struggle, but it was worth it. The views of the glacier when you reach the top are great.
There is a bench half way up, but nothing at the top. There were a few steps on the viewing platform, so had to sit on those to recover!
There were a lot of people around the car park and the start of the walk, but most people go straight on the longer but flatter walk, hardly anyone was going up so you actually have the view to yourself!
There are info boards at the top with views of the glacier over time, interesting (and sad) to see how much it has reduced.

Date of experience: December 2018
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