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Tasman Lake with icebergs

Tasman Lake with icebergs


Icebergs up close

Icebergs up close


Fancy a dip?

Fancy a dip?

Judith Bishop

Time: 1 hr

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.


26 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 2.

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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


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


Ranking: 7/10

Very steep and short walk. You can see icebergs!

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Ranking: 9/10

Very nice walk and in the middle a lake!

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Peter Hodgson

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


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


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


Ranking: 10/10

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

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Rena and Kirsten


Ranking: 9/10

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

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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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Laura vanGool

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful view from the Summit. Only observation - although a 20 minute short walk, very steep climb and so unsuitable for elderly.

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Jaroslav Gajdos

Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

Glacier, lake, river, nice walk.