Lake Daniell Track, Springs Junction

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Lake Daniell is a lake in the Tasman District of the South Island of New Zealand.It is drained by Frazer Stream which in turn feeds into the Alfred River and is surrounded by old growth beech forest. A tramping track leads to the lake and an adjacent hut, the Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut.In 2002 there was a search in the area for a missing tramper who was part of a group staying at the lake. The tramper, a 14-year-old male, was found dead next to the Alfred River.Until 2007 the lake was officially named as Lake Daniells.
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  • This was our last hike of a two-month trip to New Zealand and we enjoyed it immensely. Because the Alfred River runs alongside the track most of the way, you can enjoy the sound of rushing water and t...  more »
  • Great walk. Not too hard but by no means easy. We stopped off for a swim in the river, which was full of quartz and fools gold.  more »
  • Spent 2+ hours on this beautiful, moderate and well maintained track along the Alfred River. Unique mosses, big beeches, birdsong. Really lovely. It got late and we couldn't go farther. If you go, sta...  more »
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