Conical Hill, Hanmer Springs

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Climb the winding track to the top of Conical Hill to take in sweeping views of the alpine skyline and pine-covered slopes. Runners appreciate the gentle incline and the well-maintained path, while cyclists take advantage of several bike trails in the area. If you wish to prolong your walk in the fresh air, take a detour through the nearby forest. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Conical Hill and many more Hanmer Springs attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Hanmer Springs vacation generator.
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Where to stay in Hanmer Springs

A good range of accommodations are available in Hanmer Springs, many of which cluster around the Amuri Avenue thoroughfare. As a resort town, it caters to a range of different visitors year-round, so you have your pick from luxury hotels to backpacker hostels and convenient motels. Farther out, you'll find RV parks and spa resorts. Pre-booking may be advisable during peak seasons.
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  • An excellent place to walk up the hill for a view of the sounding mountains in Hanmer. Slope is relatively gentle with a look out at the top. There are a number of routes with a variety of scenery - I...  more »
  • The conical hill walk is our family favourite while at Hanmer Springs for a day trip. Nice walk amongst trees, great 360 degree views from the top, close to centre- it ticks all the boxes. I have been...  more »
  • Enjoyed the walk up the hill. Just need to take your time great view once on top. Not difficult but as mentioned if you just take in the surrounding trees etc then you will get there.  more »