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Mount Aspiring National Park

Wanaka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great "off the beaten track drive" wwith some great mountain and river scenery. There are numerous river ford crossings so be certain that your vehicle has adequate clearance. You pass through farmland and see herds of Sheep, Wapiti, Elk and Cattle. For...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful park with diverse activities and views. mountains waterfalls lakes and streams . Something for everyone

Thank Molzmum
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The pristine nature with high mountains, glacier views, valley views, river views- it was absolutely breathtaking!

Thank lyncikas
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We didn't get a lot of time in the park, but went to Fantail Falls. They were worth the drive. A photographers paradise.

Thank vannsandra
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I did the full-day Routeburn Trail hike from Queenstown. It was twelve miles round trip. There are several suspension bridges along the way. The views are great. The trail is very well maintained. We stopped at the Flats Hut area for lunch.

Thank Pruguy
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We did a 3-night, 4-day hike with Aspiring Guides on the Gillespie Pass circuit. You need to be in good shape to do the hike and we were lucky to have great weather. The scenery was astounding and a high point of our trip to...More

1  Thank jdesmond1217
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The sun shone after a couple of grey and stormy days and the landscape shimmered as we drove through this fabulous terrain of majestic mountains and lush valleys. Our plans took us further south but we had a twinge of regret that we were not...More

Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 12 March 2017

had a chance to see it from the South and the North. Drive on the North side was great. Blue pools a must stop.

Thank Nathaniel G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Lots of fabulous short walks such as Raspberry Flat car park to Aspiring Hut, Liverpool biv etc. Cascade saddle makes a nice walk. Don't go near this place in winter unless you have full winter tramping equipment. Wonderful spot and so accessable to Wanaka.

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We purchased a 4 night package through the Otago Youth Adventure Trust Rotary Club of Milton Tramping Club. (OYAT). The accommodation for our 36+ person hiking group was Tititea Lodge, which is outside the NP. It was originally theMt Aspiring Station Homestead, now administered by...More

Thank Colin S
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4 February 2017|
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Response from Lady_Tubs | Reviewed this property |
I meant dirt roads. A car is a must in New Zealand interior land.
Kamran S
3 December 2015|
Response from K154IRrobertp | Reviewed this property |
Kamran the walk is relatively easy but is not paved and includes a swing bridge. I do not think it is a good track for a stroller but short enough to take the kids.