Roys Peak Track, Wanaka

4.8
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See one of New Zealand's geological wonders at Roys Peak Track in the Southern Alps. Head up the steep track starting at Raspberry Creek parking lot to witness the glacier as it dramatically tumbles over a cliff face in Mount Aspiring National Park. The well-maintained walkway to reach the glacier cuts through the surrounding alpine scenery and includes safety ropes lining the route. However, the trail can become slippery in inclement weather and access to the route is not permitted in particularly adverse conditions. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Roys Peak Track by using our Wanaka trip planning site.
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  • This is a fairly steep walk, 8km to the top and you gain about 1200m in altitude. The track is reasonably well formed. The sign said 6 hr return, it took me 5. The views are stunning on a sunny day...  more »
  • Very steep but you don’t need to go to the top to get great views. We hiked about 2 hours and were about halfway up - just us, lots of hikers this beautiful day, and sheep. There is a free car park....  more »

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