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“Nice walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mount Iron Track

Mount Iron Track
Ranked #4 of 73 things to do in Wanaka
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“Nice walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

You get a nice view from the top, but if your time is limited you might prefer to do something else.

Visited April 2013
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“Free of cost 360 degree heli-view of wanaka”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2013

Mt iron track is a very scenic, easy but a steep walk just 400m from the puzzling world in Wanaka.The track starts steep and eases down after 1.5 km. You can either do a loop or come back the same way down. I preferred the same way down because of the views . As you ascend , you get beautiful views of wanaka town,lake and the Mt Aspiring peaks . If you take the loop you get a view of farmlands on other side. At the peak you get a 360 degree view of the region.The walk is pleasant,and it climbs only 250m , hence all age groups would be able to do it. An average walker can take around 2 hours to complete the hike.
If you cannot afford to take a helicopter ride over wanaka, mt iron can easily substitute for it !!

Visited April 2013
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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“Lovely Walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Lovely views over Wanaka on the way to the top and panoramic views when you get there. Sort enough to do in a couple of hours, long and steep enough to know you've had a walk!

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Climb and great view”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Excellent short hike”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited March 2013
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