Conical Hill, Hanmer Springs

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. Use our Hanmer Springs day trip website to arrange your visit to Conical Hill and other attractions in Hanmer Springs.
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  • For the first time in nearly 20 years we walked up to the top and around Conical Hill. I regret not having done it sooner as the views walking up were fantastic. From the top and around the shelter th...  more »
  • This is a good walk out up to the observation near the top. Views are a bit obscured by trees, and the walk up is a zigzag through the trees with only occasional glimpses. Not hard, but a bit of exerc...  more »
  • Lovely walk. Takes about an hour with plenty of time to take in the views at the top. We did it with our baby in a stroller which was possible but a little tough due to the incline and terrain, would ...  more »
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