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Mount Iron Track

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Address: | State Highway 84, Wanaka, New Zealand
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good walk with great views from the top

easy to access and good views across wanaka and albert town from the top. quite a steep climb in places and you need your water and sunscreen when it's hot!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

easy to access and good views across wanaka and albert town from the top. quite a steep climb in places and you need your water and sunscreen when it's hot!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First went here in the middle of the day when the sun was beating down with ferocious summer heat and decided that with little shade on this walk, we would come back in the evening. The walk in the evening was pleasant and easy for regular hikers but you may need a few rest stops to take in the view... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this walk although I found it hard work (I've had both hips replaced though and I normally do a gentle 10,000 steps a day). Great views, well worth the effort.

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Thank chris0801
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Hike with amazing views from the top! I saw elderly people, children and dogs hiking, this is a hike for everyone!

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Steady climb of about 45 mins on a well maintained track. Well worth the climb. Would perhaps go anti-clockwise next time.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not that long ago a trek up mount iron might find you meeting one or two locals walking the dogs, but now it is very busy. A steep climb in places but the views backover the lake or up the valley towards Lugate are well worth the effort. A medium level of fitness would be required for this walk. This... More 

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Thank TheHighlander2015
Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the effort. Medium level of fitness required as steep in places but the view from the top makes the effort worthwhile. A must do in Wanaka if you have the time and the stamina!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do the loop track. Its a good climb to the top, but great track. Beautiful views all around 360 degrees.

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Exmouth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fitness walk - steep climb up, but you are warm by the time you start ascending - rewarded with sensational views at the top - you'll see looks of locals (some with their dogs) on the way! Very popular, close to town & time efficient! Took us an hour but we did it at a fitness walk pace -... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great short walk best done in the morning for spectacular views of Lake Wanaka and Mountains. The track is wide and pretty.

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