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Mt Crichton Loop Track

| Glenorchy - Queenstown Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Nice Hike

Just 12km out of Queenstown is a beautifully scenic hike, took us just under 2 hours. It had a mix... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
173louise
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Napier, New Zealand
Nice way to spend a few hours

Was a nice walk, not too hard or long so can fit in other things during the day. Decent view at the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Sutda
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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  • Very good21%
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“gold mining” (8 reviews)
“great walk” (7 reviews)
“beech forest” (5 reviews)
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| Glenorchy - Queenstown Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just 12km out of Queenstown is a beautifully scenic hike, took us just under 2 hours. It had a mix of bush walk up to a viewpoint looking up to the mountains and down to the lakes. Easy and welll maintained path that meandered next...More

Thank 173louise
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Was a nice walk, not too hard or long so can fit in other things during the day. Decent view at the top but not mindblowing. Well signposted and track in great condition.

Thank Sutda
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We hiked the loop and thoroughly enjoyed it. Most of the time we felt like we were the only ones on the track; I think we ran into only 2 or 3 other groups of people the entire time. Seeing the well preserved Sam Summers...More

Thank dr_j_now
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A good, moderate uphill loop track which takes you up into the mountain with glimpses of an alpine lake. Beautiful calming forest and streams all along the walk - so bring your camera. Very well maintained track.

1  Thank Min90
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Starting at 12 mile car park you can do this pretty easy loop track clockwise or anti clockwise. We chose clockwise and passed many people doing the opposite, it wasn't until the last section when we realised we were right :) a downhill descent to...More

1  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We really enjoyed this track. As others say it has some steep sections but the track is very well maintained and no steps. Lots of interesting features with waterfalls, gold mining remains, beautiful beech forest , lovely bird song and great views over Lake dispute...More

Thank Fernah P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Went on this walk, described as 'easy'. Were somewhat surprised by the amout of climbing required. Some interesting geology and history on the way, especially Samsung Cottage near the old gold mine workings. Might have been a bit less strenuous if we had gone counterclockwise...More

1  Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This walking track has beautiful bush, views of a creek & waterfalls, overlooks of Moke Lake and Lake Wakatipu, some remains of the gold rush, and just enough climbing to give you a workout. And practically speaking, there is plenty of off-road parking.

1  Thank MCinAuckland
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We hiked this loop track. We really liked it, it was quiet, fairly easy (some steep paths) and nice with the Sam Summer Hut history. If you are a good walker, you can do it in less than 2 hrs.

Thank JennNL
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This wonderful walk has everything! Stunning views, majestic waterfalls, birdsong and the crystal clear waters of the river. Make sure you turn off and check out the Miners tunnel. This track is my Happy Place!

1  Thank DougieQT
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