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Mount Iron Track, Wanaka

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A rocky knoll carved ages ago by glaciers, Mount Iron Track 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 Track and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Wanaka trip itinerary maker.
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  • Pretty easy going, lots of dogs being walked. We got a bit "lost" descending the loop track as "carpark" sign looked to point down to Albertown and we mistakenly took the "Aubrey Road" track. This was...  more »
  • We enjoyed this walk and joined many locals on this popular walk on a lovely warm Sunday morning. Lots of people walk their dog up to the top. Good views and a good track.  more »
  • This is a great hike to try if you only have a couple of hours or if you want something easy. Our four year old was able to hike up and back, so it's pretty good for most kids. We drove down Rob Roy L...  more »