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Rob Roy Glacier guided walks Wanaka New Zealand

Guided walk to view the Rob Roy Glacier from Queenstown or Wanaka. Travel with Guided Nature Walks New Zealand into the Mount Aspiring National Park on this all day trip. Travel from the valley floor of the Matukituki River to an elevated viewing point for spectacular glacier views.

Rob Roy Glacier
This full day walk starts from Queenstown with a scenic drive over the Crown Range (or pick-up from Wanaka) and into the Matukituki Valley west of Lake Wanaka in the Mount Aspiring National Park. Walk up through beech forest to view the magnificent Rob Roy Glacier. High snow capped mountains provide a magnificent backdrop for the drive and walk up this beautiful river valley.

DURATION: 9 hours (approx)
WALKING TIME: 5 hours (approx)
WALKING DISTANCE: 8kms (reasonable fitness required)
TRACK: Well used uneven walking track (3kms each way - 5-600m elevation)

DEPARTURE: (Oct to May) 7.30am
PICK UP:
from all Queenstown & Wanaka accommodations
Pickup can be in Wanaka at 9.00am

HIGHLIGHTS:
Spectacular snow-capped mountain and lake views Magnificent Rob Roy Glacier, variety of bird life, ancient native beech forest, mosses, lichens and ferns, waterfalls and river gorge.
Includes all transport and picnic lunch

Privately guided option is available for a total wilderness experience.
All of our
GUIDED NATURE WALKS are selected for their natural beauty, and their difference from each other. This walk is an excellent walk for people interested in variety, lake, river valley, forests, mountain views, geology, glaciers, native birds and/or photography.


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