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Easy walk through rainforest type bush

Nice easy walk in the Village. some steps but not difficult. There were different types of plants... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Interesting short bush walk

In the middle of Mt. Cook Village, lays this short bush walk that brings you to the environment... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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| Bowen Drive, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-435 1186
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice easy walk in the Village. some steps but not difficult. There were different types of plants than can be seen on some of the other walks nearby and many are labeled

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pjr59
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was a nice walk, but it took longer than suggested on the DoC website (almost 1.5 hours, with lots of photo stops). It was also much steeper than expected, with lots of quite high steps. However, take it slowly and it's a lovely walk....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a short 45-60 minute loop trail within the Mount Cook Village area that is accessible by foot from pretty much anywhere within the village. The the trail is well maintained and in good condition. There are some steps for a short while at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 30 September 2018

In the middle of Mt. Cook Village, lays this short bush walk that brings you to the environment that existed before men built up this village. Interesting!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paherranz
Reviewed 7 July 2018

A bit of climbing but a fairly easy walk. Don't expect a lot of wildlife as many species are extinct all over New Zealand due to predators.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HollyFan
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This walk is very short one too. I enjoyed the rainforest! One can do this before going tohooker valley or kea point.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This walk is short. It is not far away from the village like Hooker Valley or Kea point. A good walk after meal! It takes roughly 15 mintues to complete.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Lovely short walk (approx. 45mins.) We're a family of 4 with two young kids. It starts close to the accommodation and has stunning ferns and mossy trees. Great way to pass the time when you don't want a long hike.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank clan100
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

A rather easy hour long loop, good primarily to see the flora and kill some time, particularly in the rain ( we did it between showers)

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Excellent bush walk from the village, a real surprise to walk into this forest with beautiful trees & one section looks amazing as it's filled with ferns. Lots of plant name signs along the walk & plenty of birdlife, a very nice surprise in this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank ferrellius
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