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Conical Hill

Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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What a view

Pack a lunch and take your time to enjoy the view once you reach the top, the view is spectacular... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Good walk

Web actually started on the woodland walk which ended up halfway up conical where it links up with... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Nelson, New Zealand
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“great walk” (36 reviews)
“easy walk” (28 reviews)
Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

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 30 August 2017

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 23 August 2017

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
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great views and a good little climb up there. It didn't take too long, and gave the lungs a good workout

Thank marniemark2017
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Walked this track on a foggy cold day. The track was only marginally slushy despite the poor weather and lots of climbers. Were rewarded with a fantastic view - even with the mountains heads in the clouds. Great activity to do with the kids to...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Do it once. You see the view and it's pretty but not the best thing about the walk. We entered the hill via the Woodlands walk which was very pretty. Frozen dam and the beautiful California pines. This was the real highlight. The walk, from...More

Thank Mummaofive
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