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This track is an hour or so stroll to a viewpoint of the Tasman Glacier terminal lake.
The lake freezes over in the winter, and in the summer you can see icebergs floating in the water. A worthy wee jaunt off the Tasman Glacier View track.

Tasman Lake with icebergs

Tasman Lake with icebergs

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Icebergs up close

Icebergs up close

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Fancy a dip?

Fancy a dip?

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28 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 3.

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Bram Hoonhout

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Shorted than the popular Hooker Valley track, the Tasman Lake offers a lot in less time. The view of the glacier lakes with the icebergs is really nice and actually better than on the Hooker Valley track. The light blue water is beautiful too (if you have a little sun). The nearby Blue Lakes walk is an easy add on, but we preferred this one.

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Meghan Maloney

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

A one of a kind experience seeing the icebergs up close - came for sunrise - was incredible watching the first light hit the mountains!

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Laura Harmon

United States

Ranking: 10/10

The stairs up to the viewing deck will get you winded, but the climb is worth it! So cool to see a glacial lake with icebergs floating in it.

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Diane Toupaine

France

Ranking: 5/10

Very short walk to see the Lake Tasman. Very steep. Very say to see how short the glacier is today.

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Alexandre Roche

France

Ranking: 7/10

Very steep and short walk. You can see icebergs!

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Stan

France

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice walk and in the middle a lake!

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United States

Ranking: 9/10

Got up early and had the place to ourselves. Beautiful views the whole time, ending in a great view of Tasman Glacier. Too far to be too close, but the walk was beautiful nonetheless.

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James Webster

Ranking: 8/10

Best bit is the fork in the track to the Tasman River. Quiet and can see the lake and icebergs up close whist seeing the glacier terminal.

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Karen Garvin

Canada

Ranking: 6/10

Beautiful surroundings but the destination was a bit of a let-down as the glacier has receded so much and no icebergs - likely due to time of year.

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Lena Wacker

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice walk, 3 hours return, but really touristic. We saw a bit of the glacier (300 metres), was good for not so trained person.

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Alexander Zimmer

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

3 hours, great walk with baby on the back, impressive scenery.

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Rena and Kirsten

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice view of the lake. Really impressive to see the huge icecrushers.

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Krataihai

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

The icebergs were very small on April but The scenery was stunning. Be careful when you drive !!

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