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Glenorchy Lagoon Boardwalk, Glenorchy
Categories: Piers & Boardwalks, Tourist Spots
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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This is a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk. Take your time to admire the wonderful views of the snow capped peaks that surround the lake. They even have bench seats for you to sit and take it all ... read more »
This is a nice, comfortable walk around the Glenorchy lagoon. Lots of opportunities for scenic shots of snow capped mountains and plenty of birdlife.
Of the many walks available from Glenorchy, this is probably one of the easiest, being flat and well way marked. We took the extended walk around the lagoons which took around 2 hours, mainly because ... read more »
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