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“Good views” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Conical Hill

Conical Hill
Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Bradford
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Good views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

A steady hike to the top on well laid out paths and a loger return down by the pond and park.

Visited December 2011
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Steep walk but views are great.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Walk up the main street of Hanmer and prepare for a steep walk.
There is a shelter at the top so take a drink or sandwich. Allow about an hour.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A lovely easy hill walk with young children”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

A 30 minute climb up a wide well formed path through pine forest. Easy for everyone - it's something we have been doing with our children from a very early age. Now 7 and 5 it is a usually walk when we visit Hanmer.

There is a lookout and plane table at the top and other walks an be combined with this one. However we like to just do the 30 minute climb, short rest to enjoy the views and then 20 minutes back down. Don't forget your camera.

Visited January 2012
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A bit of a climb”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

If you are reasonably fit this is a good little walk, a bit harder for the unfit people, a good view at the end

Visited January 2012
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“good 45 min walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

This was a well maintained forest track up a fairly gentle hill to the top where there were lovely 360 degree views and a nice seating area for a rest!

Visited January 2012
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