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“Steep walk but views are great.”
Review of Conical Hill

Conical Hill
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Steep walk but views are great.”
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
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A lovely easy hill walk with young children”
Reviewed January 19, 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
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A bit of a climb”
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
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“good 45 min walk”
Reviewed January 11, 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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Bowral, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“excercise with a view”
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Absolutly hate excercise but no visit to Hanmer is ever complete without the 25 minute walk to the top of Conical.
Any season always shows the wonders of the area

Visited October 2011
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