Mount / Mt Robert Circuit Route

Mount / Mt Robert Circuit Route

Lake Rotoiti

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29 Rankers Reviews

28 Face-to-Face

181 Walking

5 St Arnaud

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Jetty at Lake Rotoiti
Nelson Lakes National Park in the winter
Lake Rotoiti from the Walk

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Time: 5 hr return

Located in Nelson Lakes National Park, Mt Robert rises steeply from the still waters of Lake Rotoiti.

The 5 hour day walk is a loop track which offers incredible views, and passes by a number of cute little huts and shelters. The track is narrow and overgrown in places with snow/ice in winter/spring.

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South IslandNelson RegionSt Arnaud

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Richard Clapton

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Wow, what a walk! We went towards the end of winter and the top was pretty full still of snow. A couple feet deep of snow which was difficult but funny when every now and then you drop down. My girlfriend found it quite scary though at times.

The walk up is quite steep but the views are totally incredible. It says 5 hours but we managed it in about 3.5 hrs.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Bryce Kehoe

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

The walk was challenging and mostly bare. Sunscreen is necessary on this walk. The view from the Summit was great but the lack of plant scenery on the way up/down was disappointing.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2017

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Tom Koppe

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice walk with changing scenery. First is steep, nice challenge. After it is more relaxed walking. Was way shorter than written. Did 9km in 3 hours instead of 5 hours.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Henna

Finland

Ranking: 8/10

Nice three hour walk, first hour is steep climbing and after it was quite easy walking. Good views to the lake and mountains!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Michiel Tromp

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Three hour walk with great views in all directions! Excellent paths, good signposting.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Anita Dyksterhuis

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good road access. Track marked clearly. Nice views! Just over three hours.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Karine Dransart

France

Ranking: 6/10

Nice loop with views of the Lake Rotoiti. The walk is nice through the bush and over the top but not as nice when walking through rocks.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Jamosch Dooffler

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing and absolutely stunning nature and tracks. So far my favourite place in New Zealand!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Steve Smith

United States

Ranking: 9/10

The Mt Robert Loop was a wonderful hike above Nelson Lakes. Much of the hike is above the bush line with expansive views.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Jari Kahelin

Finland

Ranking: 9/10

Nice views and good walkways, little bit hard to walk up.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Jenna Kuittinen

Finland

Ranking: 9/10

Nice views to Lake Rotoiti, good walkways.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Helen Hazelwood

England

Ranking: 9/10

Not too tough a walk. Incredible views over the lake.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Anna

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Great walk to the top of the mountain with a beautiful view over the Lake Rotoiti.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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