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Conical Hill

Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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A fantastic walk and view

A chellenging walk to the top of Conical Hill for the non-athletic person. I loved the zigzag... read more

Reviewed yesterday
StephenandLancia
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Caloundra, Australia
Nice walk. Nice view.

A pleasant activity. A nice walk finishing with a nice view. Some less mobile people may struggle... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
NickTP679
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“great walk” (35 reviews)
“easy walk” (28 reviews)
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Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

A chellenging walk to the top of Conical Hill for the non-athletic person. I loved the zigzag track. The view was totally worth the walk and it was magnificent

Thank StephenandLancia
Reviewed 2 days ago

A pleasant activity. A nice walk finishing with a nice view. Some less mobile people may struggle, but not too challenging for most.

Thank NickTP679
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This walk only took about 20 mins to the top and has fantastic views -360 of mountains and the valley floor

Thank moreauwellington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pack a lunch and take your time to enjoy the view once you reach the top, the view is spectacular and its a very pieceful place to sit and enjoy the view. But be warned it is a step climb and not for the infirm,...More

Thank comm-traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Web actually started on the woodland walk which ended up halfway up conical where it links up with the track. Well maintained track although it being late winter it was very soft and muddy underfoot.

Thank elem7142
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk up Conical Hill is a must do activity when you visit Hanmer Springs. The path is wide (although at times it can be muddy) and the track winds back and forth up the hill, often with a bench seat at the corner of...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I did this walk on a rainy day. The view at the top was average the trees had grown up high and you could barley see anything. We actually stopped half way up and got a better view (where I will add...More

Thank nzkiwigirl2016
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The air was very fresh but we wanted to go for a stroll so up the hill we went. A bit more than a stroll! It was great! On the way down we diverted onto another track and came out by a beautiful pond and...More

Thank marie206
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A beautiful and easy walk with tall trees either side and views over the surrounding area from various points. We went in winter and there was snow from half way up and the top was completely covered in fresh snow, with beautiful views of the...More

Thank JaccobM
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Great views if your keen for a hike up the hill. Beautiful snowy mountain top! Muddy at the moment. Around 60mins return. Moderate hill climb to the top!

Thank random_rose
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