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Conical Hill

Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Great walk even if its raining!

Fun walk, my partner and I did it in the rain and it was still enjoyable. We found a better view... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
nzkiwigirl2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Great for kids

We walked our 2,4 &8 years old kids up here. They loved it! Wide tracks with a reasonable gradient... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
nawqt
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“great walk” (33 reviews)
“easy walk” (27 reviews)
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Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Fun walk, my partner and I did it in the rain and it was still enjoyable. We found a better view about half way up but there was also a good view at the top. There was a lot of graffiti so it could do...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We walked our 2,4 &8 years old kids up here. They loved it! Wide tracks with a reasonable gradient . Kids loved the view from the tops. Good way to burn up some energy

Thank nawqt
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

well worth the push to walk up spectacular views and a great sense of achievement, actually makes you feel you deserve the coffee in the local restaurants afterwards

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This view is breathtaking. It can be hiked in about an hour round trip, but we took it as a leisurely stroll for an wonderful afternoon. The first hundred meters or so are quite steep, but after that it switchbacks until the top, so it's...More

Thank misshazeyeyed
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Fairly easy walk to the top. Lovely surroundings and great scenery, bit a long the way and beautiful views from the top. Toadstools everywhere - just a shame people before us felt the need to destroy most of them. Well worth it.

Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Good for pussy walks or if you want to pretend you did something to earn that meal/beer/wine. If you carry a small child up you might even break a sweat.

Thank scruffysquiggle
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Yes , the tourist information may advise you that it is a 30 walk on flat This is Kiwi measures . It starts with a steep climb up the road then winding route through the forest. It is a must do in Hamner Springs. The...More

Thank GizaN7
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing view. The walk was easy and the view from the top was to die for. Definitely worth the trek.

Thank Jayde M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Relatively short walk and easy to lovely views. Did it one morning after breakfast as a warm up to climbing a mountain later in the day

Thank ggrahamm
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lovely walk, a mix of sloped and steep. My five year old managed with a few stops. Quite shady under the trees on the way so take a jacket and be careful of ice early in the day. Stunning views and nice and sunny at...More

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