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Greenstone and Caples Tracks

| Greenstone Station Road, Greenstone and Caples Conservation Area, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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Fantastic tracks!

We had planned to do the caples then onto the Routeburn track, but due to weather on the routeburn... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Stacey H
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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美麗寧靜的 Greenstone Track

Greenstone 步道不難走,沿途盡是美麗的青台森林,難度不高,走全程或其中一段也很好,起點在 Routeburn Track 的 Lake Howden 開始,也可結合 Routeburn... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
465edwink
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Hong Kong, China
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| Greenstone Station Road, Greenstone and Caples Conservation Area, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We had planned to do the caples then onto the Routeburn track, but due to weather on the routeburn we did the loop track around the greenstone track - and we loved it! The track is interesting, with different terrain from wide open valley fields,...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Greenstone 步道不難走,沿途盡是美麗的青台森林,難度不高,走全程或其中一段也很好,起點在 Routeburn Track 的 Lake Howden 開始,也可結合 Routeburn Track 連走。 步道上除了水源,沒有其他食物補給點,食物及行裝要注意

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did he caples track over two days. The first day to the mid caples hut was fantastic and very scenic. We were fortunate and had beautiful weather that day as well. The second day, our hike to the car park was...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Nice tracks and great huts can be muddy in areas Love being surrounded by huge mountains as you pass through the valley Area is farm land so cattle and sheep are often seen around and on the tracks here Parts were used in the lord...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A longer hike, with huts along the way, can start ideally at Queenstown end, but can do from Te Anau side too

1  Thank happysheepChina
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Even though the track was like a swamp, It was incredible. The views you get are absolutely incredible! I can definitely recommend to make clothing choices for mud being above ankle deep in some places

Thank AshleyDevon
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I did a multi-day hike that combined The Greenstone Track and The Routeburn Track. This is a really great walk. From the fern gullies and open spaces of The Greenstone to the narrow tracks and sweeping heights and views of The Routeburn, it is an...More

1  Thank Kim G
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Long endlessly beautiful valleys. Farmland and great little places to swim especially at the Greenstone hut... venture down along an old fishing track and theres the most beautiful still pools along the river with naturally formed little seats in the crystal clear water. Huts are...More

Thank Travelbughobbit
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Greenstone tracks start from the car park at the end of Greenstone Road, 86 km from Queenstown, via Glenorchy. It's around 4 day round trip, a moderately demanding tramp with some days averaging 6-7 hours of walking. You can find here a really superb...More

Thank KarolaRS
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

We freedom hiked The Grand Traverse (a combo of Greenstone and Routeburn) as part of a small group organised by Dunedin Rotary Club. Ages ranged from about 55 to 76. When we met the group we thought they looked quite old but they must’ve thought...More

9  Thank Colin S
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