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“Great walk, fairly tame but steep in places”
Review of Mount Iron Track

Mount Iron Track
Ranked #5 of 79 things to do in Wanaka
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I think we spent about three hours in total on this interesting walk. We went up one side and down the other, this included resting at the top and taking time to look at the good views of wanaka and the surrounding area. We wore hiking boots and it was a warm day so we had water. As usual, the more hardy locals were in some cases wearing flip flops (jandals, as they call them) and not bothering with water. Its steep in places but very doable if you just take your time. And of course it's free.. has a couple of free car parks nearby.amd is just outside wanaka.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Yes, it’s uphill! But the view is worth it , round trip is just over an hour at a steady walk... if you’re a mountain goat you’ll be faster !
The view is stunning, best to walk early morning to avoid boiling !

Thank hrhs
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This is a shortish walk for those wanting to get decent views over Wanaka but out of the many walks that we've done in NZ this was not one of the highlights. In fact that are many in the Wanaka region that blow this one out of the park. For an easy one the Cluther River walk is very nice and for a long walk the Rob Roy Peak is amazing.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Okay so I got us a bit lost at the end of the walk. Trust the signage. Magnificent views from the top of Mt Iron. The track is doable with an average level of fitness, just take your time and drink plenty of water. Around 1.5 hours do complete the loop - time well spent

Thank KaritaneMartin
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The walk up can be steep but its doable for most people. Great view from the top. Bring water and a hat

Thank Frankascanbe
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