Glenorchy Lagoon Boardwalk, Glenorchy

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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. With our online itinerary creator, Glenorchy attractions like Glenorchy Lagoon Boardwalk can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Its not special but, a great way to spend an hour, the board walk is a nice way to traverse the wetlands.  more »
  • After a great morning brunch at GYC we chose the Lagoon Boardwalk to burn off some calories. We opted for the full Lagoon walk (Around 5-6km) & completed it in around 1 hour. There wasn't a super amou...  more »
  • Did this walk with my youngest while the rest of the family was horse riding. Nice place but not really brimming with wildlife. Some nice views of the nearby mountains with wetlands in the foreground.  more »
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  • Went for a walk after lunch. One of the few thing to do in Glenorchy. You can access the walk from the waterfront reserve or from the town itself. The walk circles around the lagoons and comes by the golf course. There are two options for the walk (Long and Short). The long path takes about an hour to complete the circuit. Really beautiful views of the mountains as you traverse the lagoon. There are multiple rest areas with seats that face these awesome views. A really interesting walk with the boardwalks just over the surface of the lagoon, where a false step could get you wet. Definitely a must do if you are in the area since it doesn't take too much time.
  • Great walk, well worth it

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