Mount / Mt Isobel Track

Mount / Mt Isobel Track

Hanmer Springs

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7 Rankers Reviews

6 Face-to-Face

250 Walking

5 Hanmer Springs

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Time: 5 hr 30 min to 6 hr 30 min return

Begin at Clarence Valley Road car park and wander through European and Japanese larches before entering subalpine scrub and open grassland. Continue to the summit of Mt Isobel (1324 metres) for panoramic views of Hanmer Basin and beyond. Return by the same route or by descending a steep track to meet Waterfall Track and via Jolliffe Saddle and up Pawson Rd back to Clarence Valley Rd car park.

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South IslandCanterburyHanmer Springs

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  • Walking
  • Free

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Andrea

Ranking: 9/10

I walked from the village to the Clarence Valley Road car park (2-3 kms) and walked up the Mt Isobel track. The track is tough towards the top of the range. I descended a different way via a steep track (approx 200m) to meet the Waterfall Track. The waterfall was rewarding. The walk back to the village didn't take long.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Lars Schuett

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great waterfall if you start with the waterfall track. Very clean and tasty water. Awesome view on top of Mt Isobel. Definitely a must do in Hanmer!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Christina Habranke

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Spectacular views from the top, but hard walk, take your time and proper shoes!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Jackie and Brian

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

'Map' $3 (seemed a lot), good park to waterfall. Very pretty, can then cut across (though not shown on map), to summit Mt Isobel 1342m, good track all the way except scree near the summit. Back the same way as van in waterfall carpark. Time taken 4hrs.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Ursi Meier

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Very good pathway along the trees.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Jenny McTigue

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Nice track, reasonably maintained.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Ines O'Sullivan

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

A really good 4-5 hour track. Once you, get to the top you can see the whole town.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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