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“Climb and great view”
Review of Mount Iron Track

Mount Iron Track
Ranked #4 of 80 things to do in Wanaka
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

Easy to find, opposite Puzzling World on main road between Albert Town & Wanaka. Free parking. Marked pathway. Pleasant climb around mountain, great views from top.

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Reviewed March 28, 2013

It is definitely a "climb" but on a very easy track (no big rocks to contend with). Totally worth the walk and a great way to build your appetite. Fun to watch the local "joggers". We went a little later in the day and there were no dogs- actually few folks on the trail.

Thank EMtravelers
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

If you like walking rather than trail trecking and don't mind a fairly long climb to the summit then try this. Great views all the way up and of course even more spectacular at the summit. You can come down a different route so you don't have to backtrack.
The walk up took us about 40 minutes so it's not really too far, but it's uphill all the way and I'm afraid to admit that the 40 minutes included a number of rest stops. You don't need to be particularly fit, although if you are then you could always join the "athletes" who we met running the circuit - twice!

Thank VEROUK
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Although a little bit of a hike for the unfit the view is spectacular. You can see the Cardrona valley, Lake Hawea and right up Lake Wanaka and Stevensons arm. Worth the effort.

Thank Loupaterson66
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

Stunning views, the climb is a bit challenging to older visitors but well worth the effort. You can see not only all the Lake and mountains one side but also the countryside, on the other side of the mountain

Thank john r
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