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things to do afternoon- limted time

Hi,

What time dose it dark in Wanaka during first week of October as I may have a coach stop over for the night from 2.35pm to catch the next coach the following day 9am.

Will I have time to walk around the lake for good views and do the Mount Iron walk?

Is there anything else I could do during the limited time for nice views and take decent scenic pictures of the area.

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1. Re: things to do afternoon- limted time

A random google search suggests that it will be light until about 8pm.

http://www.rasnz.org.nz/SRSStimes.shtml#Sept

Here's a map of Wanaka township, complete with photo stops:

lakewanaka.co.nz/content/library/LWT_Town_20…

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2. Re: things to do afternoon- limted time

Thanks this usefull info. Is the Mount Iron walk starting point far from the coach stop/visitors centre?

Are the paths sign posted and well lighted in evenings and around the lake?

I will be walking as I have no transport.

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3. Re: things to do afternoon- limted time

It would be about a 20-minute walk: https://goo.gl/maps/28Oo3

The paths are well sign-posted and there are streetlights in town. But the tracks are not lit. I never tried to walk them after sunset, so don't know how far the ambient lighting extends.

Edited: Hmmm, my short link doesn't seem to work. Try:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/-44.6939936,169.1556728/103+Ardmore+St,+Wanaka+9305,+New+Zealand/@-44.6943561,169.1441763,15z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0xa9d54f45017b89bd:0x13c633032a553795!2m2!1d169.1352687!2d-44.6948158!3e2

Edited: 10 August 2014, 19:12
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4. Re: things to do afternoon- limted time

It will take you about 20 minutes to walk to the start of the Mt Iron track from town. Then the walk itself will take about an hour to do the full circuit. Don't overplan, just see what you feel ike on the day. You may just want to relax at a lakefront cafe with a beer or coffee.

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5. Re: things to do afternoon- limted time

Many thanks for the feedback, very helpfull

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