1.5 Hrs 4.5 km


  • Views of Lake Wanaka
  • Close to Wanaka
  • See the Southern Alps



Just outside of Wanaka, the track ascends for 250 metres. At the top, experience awesome 360-degree views.

If you’re in Wanaka with time to spare or want some fresh air, don’t go past this walk.

After climbing the rocky knoll, you’ll be rewarded with incredible 360-degree views of the surrounding area. Take in views of local landmarks including The Pisa range, Upper Clutha Basin and the mesmerising Southern Alps.

Department of Conservation

Track conditions often change. Be prepared by checking with the Department of Conservation before you go.

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Getting there

The track starts from a car park off SH84, just 2 km from town.

Need to know

Mountain bikes are not permitted on this track.

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