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Lake Hayes Walkway

| State Highway 6, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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“lovely walk” (10 reviews)
“hour walk” (7 reviews)
“the loop” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| State Highway 6, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935

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Reviewed yesterday

Yep we walked around the lake, best part of two hours as we had a friend who couldn't walk too fast. Best to go early morning we went 10.30 and it was pretty hot, not much shade to hide under, take a water bottle, big...More

Thank Myree M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this lake trail was easy, we skipped the loop track and returned to our car after a 40 minutes easy walk. Maybe there are better places to explore in the nearby area.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth doing if looking for some exercise - loop track a plus, great views around the lake and accessible for littlies as long as they can walk a bit. Do the walk and then dip in the lake - perfect on hot day.

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very peaceful and tranquil area. Hardly any noises from anywhere and the track is excellent. The lake is beautiful and the views surrounding are amazing.

Thank Heatherbells52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Few ups and downs in the trail but not a hard walk. Total walk about 8k really pretty. Pleasant to walk. Two sets of loos on the whole loop. No coffee shop.

Thank Annalise E
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Its paths is signaled, approximately walking around the lake is 2 to 3 hours, it isn't hike difficult, the place has many part for rest and admire its landscape.

Thank milecastro27
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Beautiful and easy walk - gravel track all the way round and no really steep hills - only takes about 1.5-2 hrs but great views at every turn!

Thank speedsister
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This place was stunning! We did the loop track and it took us just under 2 hours, the day was was beautiful,it was quiet and peaceful. You can kayak, camp, i saw some people have a bbq and biking and running. It would be a...More

Thank DaisyN91
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We always do this walk when we are in Queenstown/Arrowtown. It is approx a 2 hour walk around the lake so make sure you have the time and fitness to do this. The views from every turn are incredible even on a cloudy day.

Thank Stapelfeldthats
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went in Autumn, the sun was out and the area was bathed in the most beautiful colors. It's an easy walk, but you need good, sturdy walking shoes. Don't forget your camera!@

Thank silkroad_12
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