Manapouri Circle Track

Fiordland National Park

  • 3 hr 30 min – 4 hr loop track
  • Easy/medium

Track goes through beech forest and along the Manapouri Lake and Waiau River. The track is well marked and cleared in spring by DOC.

beach at Manapouri Lake • By Frauke. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
3 hr 30 min – 4 hr
Distance
9.1km
Type
Loop track
Loop track
Grade
Easy/medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Opposite Manapouri Pearl Harbour
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Maps
NZTopo50-CD07
NZTopo50-CE07
Altitude
175m – 575m
Altitude change 400m
More information

There is boat transfer from Pearl Harbour. If you go clockwise, there is a steep climb until you come out at the ridge overlooking Back Valley, then it goes steady down to the intersection that leads to the Hope Arm Hut to the left. This track goes right and along several beaches of the Manapouri Lake, then along the Waiau River back to the boat pier.

Map
ID 6175

About this track

Added 5 December 2010 by FraukeFrauke. 3 revisions, most recently 18 August 2013 by MatthewMatthew.
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