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“Excellent short walk”

Hooker Valley Track
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

Great views. Terminal face of the glacier. Icebergs in the lake. The walking track was rocky and uneven but very managable.

Thank Rachel C
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

We loved this walk. The views were jaw dropping as we clambered over vast swinging bridges. Wear shoes with hard soles as the trail is one that can be hard on feet given the cobble. Nice to have a small toilet about halfway!

1  Thank Y1964oung
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

We had great weather when we stayed in Mount Cook village which meant that we were able to do this walk late evening and watch the sun setting on the mountain. I thought these were the best views that we got of Mount Cook from the more popular walks.

The valley is lovely and the views keep opening up. I imagine with more flowers out it would be really spectacular. And the swingbridges are entertaining.

This was my favourite walk of those we did from Mount Cook village and I would do it again.

1  Thank LittleMrsA
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Perhaps it was because the sun wasn't out so the sceneries didn't look anything out of ordinary. Probably more fun if you just like to do some hiking and this one has some uphills.

Thank tinywingz
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

This was well worth the walk, or should I say adventure!! Approx 1hr 50 mins (we are in our 60's! but fit.) should have been 1.25, but we do like to admire the views!! There were 3 swing bridges and even some of the guys got a little freaked on one of them with the wind, lots of clambering, literally, and quite a rocky terrain to overcome. You keep going round the next corner, then the next...... Anyhow, the glaciers and Icebergs at the finish were amazing and the walk back seemed much quicker. Wouldn't hesitate to do it again. The views are totally amazing and round each corner there is another surprise.

1  Thank jools011
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