Glenorchy Lagoon Boardwalk, Glenorchy

(4.7/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Take an easy stroll along Glenorchy Lagoon Boardwalk, where you can soak up the breathtaking views and abundant nature of the lagoon and surrounding mountains. Capture pictures of Mt. Earnslaw (known also, in Māori, as Pikirakatahi) at one of the many viewing platforms, among the scenery where Peter Jackson filmed scenes for "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Numerous benches dotted along the walkway provide great places to picnic, all offering fine views of the surrounding landscape. An abundant diversity of nature in and around the lagoon, including the famous black swan, make it a fantastic spot for keen bird watchers and families alike. Work out when and for how long to visit Glenorchy Lagoon Boardwalk and other Glenorchy attractions using our handy Glenorchy itinerary maker.
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  • We were blown away by this walk. It starts out dubiously in a gravel parking lot and seems to be a bit of nothing. But persist in a clockwise direction and you will find yourself in a beautiful spot -...  more »
  • Very pleasant and easy walk created on 150th anniversary of settlers in Glenorchy Very well maintained. Lots of black swans, various duck and scaup and shag (cormorant) and teal, and harriers cruising...  more »
  • This is beautiful real parzdise board walks have been made beautifull peacefull quite and easy to get at maybe a rail on one or two place felt a little unsteady going accross water  more »