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Mount Iron, Wanaka

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web
A rocky knoll carved ages ago by glaciers, Mount Iron provides panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Equally popular with locals and tourists, this steep hill near Wanaka features a walking route flanked by helpful information panels. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels, the trail offers 360-degree views of Lake Wanaka and the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps. Note that clear weather affords the best vistas. Wear comfortable shoes suitable for uneven terrain, and bring lots of drinking water and a light snack. Plan your visit to Mount Iron and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Wanaka trip itinerary maker.
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  • If Roy's peak is too daunting, then walk up Mt Iron. It's a little bit of a slog, but if you're reasonably fit it's a doddle. Hot, if you're doing it in Summer, take water. Glorious views , well worth...  read more »
  • Beautiful view and very good exercise! very steep climb but comfortable, it is worthwhile don't make it!
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  • An awesome walk to do so close to town. An absolute must when in town as it provides great views of town, the lake and all the surrounds! Love it! 
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