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Conical Hill

Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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So worth it!

Lovely views. First little bit is steep but then a steady gentle zig zag. Well maintained track... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Chris H
via mobile
Something you should do.

It's a hill. You climb it and look at the view from the top. Does exactly what you would... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
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“great walk” (35 reviews)
“easy walk” (28 reviews)
Hanmer Forest, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely views. First little bit is steep but then a steady gentle zig zag. Well maintained track. Recommended.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It's a hill. You climb it and look at the view from the top. Does exactly what you would expect. It's pretty steep in places but if the less fit walker their time, it's easily manageable. Thje viewing are at the top could do with...More

Thank realnamenotused
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Walked up Conical Hill this morning, great views at the top. Quite a steep zig-zagged track, but is a fantastic way of seeing the Hanmer Spring's area.

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Hanmer then why not stroll to the top. Lovely forest , massive trees and canopy over the path. If its wettish don't be tempted like me to take a shortcut and slip head over heals onto my a55

Thank Condormr
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Went for an early morning walk to the top, good solid walk and the views from the top are absolutely amazing, a must to when in Hanmer.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Hanmer is best in winter. Great place to relax by a log fire and,art times, join many others in the hot spa pools. But for refreshing exercise take a hike up Conical Hill, under the canopy of the conifer forest. Very satisfyin, great views at...More

Thank summerbeaches2016
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Easily accessed from the town, straight on from Conical Road, funnily enough. Steep climb to start, but gets easier as you bit the hairpin turns. Path opens out to above the tree line with a viewing but at the top. The views (360) were amazing,...More

Thank Rickawl
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Nice wee walk from the end of town, but an even better walk if you go from the Woodland Walk Recreation Centre. There are better views and scenery using this alternative, and the walk is far more varied and enjoyable. Allow an hour each way...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

It is easy climb till the summit. When you rech the summit , there is 360°view. It is windy on the summit.

Thank batid
Reviewed 26 January 2017

An uphill walk but not too far and plenty of seats, well worth going up the hill. A great view from the top considering it's not that high

Thank neighboursKent
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