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Review of Mount Iron Track

Mount Iron Track
Ranked #5 of 79 things to do in Wanaka
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

It’s just over 500 meters high, but she is a bit of a steep climb to get to the top. There are benches on the way up to pull up, when needed. The top gives you a good view over Wanaka town, and Lake Wanaka.

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"degree view"
in 21 reviews
"great walk"
in 31 reviews
"steep climb"
in 20 reviews
"anti clockwise"
in 7 reviews
"dog walkers"
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"popular walk"
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"worth the effort"
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"great views from the top"
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"walk up"
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"easy hike"
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"albert town"
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"round trip"
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I started out early as it was meant to be 27 in Wanaka later in the day. I got there at 6:45 and there were quite a few locals already making their way down. Considering I had armed myself with water, the right shoes, hats etc, etc - they just took their dog and made me look very over prepared. I had to stop for a few breathers on the way up, but there is plenty of opportunity to do this. Even if the locals do make it look like they are just taking a stroll! A good view from the top and satisfying to know you have climbed a mountain (albeit a small one) by 8:30.

Thank Charlotte G
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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.

Thank SteveDDD
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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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