Glencoe Walk

Glencoe Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village


2 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

1 Mount Cook

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Hermitage - Walk starts behind it


Time: 30 min return

Start from behind the Hermitage. The walk zigzags through totara trees with a ferny understorey, emerging at a lookout near the prominent water tanks above the Hermitage. Walkers are rewarded with a birds-eye view of the village and beyond to the white ice of the Hooker Glacier and Aoraki/Mount Cook. Sunrise and sunset are good times to catch light-play on the mountains.


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DOC Canterbury

Central government organisation


South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieMount Cook


  • Walking
  • Free


Nora Zeitz's avatar

Nora Zeitz


Ranking: 10/10

Short but if the weather is good you can see Mt Cook peak plus glacier and lake.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Jansen's avatar



Ranking: 10/10


Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Cymen Crick

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