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Mount Iron Track

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Address: | State Highway 84, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Parked in the middle of a housing development and took a well defined track to the top. Uphill all the way so take it steady then enjoy the great views from the top. Would be nice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parked in the middle of a housing development and took a well defined track to the top. Uphill all the way so take it steady then enjoy the great views from the top. Would be nice to do in an evening.

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Binfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having arrived in Waneka and before our accommodation was ready we did this 2 hour walk (with stops!) and it was great. We are in our 60's and it is described as medium difficulty. Easier coming down but whilst going up was a challenge once at the top the views are superb. Really enjoyable and keeps us fit.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a small but decent trek to do whilst in Wanaka and this absolutely fitted the bill. We parked opposite puzzling world and set off on the loop to the left. This way is less steep but longer to get to the summit so we were pretty pooped by the time we got there in the midday sun. Way... More 

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Thank Holzfrog
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 4 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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Thank Gen T
Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017 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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Thank FCOToole
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

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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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

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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