Mount / Mt Robert Circuit Route

Mount / Mt Robert Circuit Route

Lake Rotoiti

Reviews

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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 27 days 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 about 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 about 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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Max

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

It is a good walk for a day trip to the Nelson Lakes. Gives you a very nice view of the lake.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Geoffrey Coulon

France

Ranking: 8/10

When the weather forecast is great, the viewpoint is so lovely.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Maria Schober

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Great view.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Dennis Philippi

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Good walk, no climbing, great views while walking on top of Mt Robert.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Jana Rutkowski

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

First you have to go up the hill which is hard, then the view is very nice - then you go easily down - very nice.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Anne Haenchen

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

A good day walk, not too long and perfect views over the whole lake.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Emilie Chanbon

France

Ranking: 8/10

Free, 4 hours.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Abee and Suess

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

First hour was hard, then absolutely stunning view of St Arnauds Range, Lake Rotoiti and you can look to the Kahurangi National Park!! Nice walk down with lake views. We did it in three hours (without breaks, about 560m to go up).

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Miron & Hendrik

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Awesome track.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Dirk Faupel

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Too steep, a bit too difficult, should be marked as 'difficult'.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Dirk Faupel

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Too steep, a bit too difficult, should be marked as 'difficult'.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Sarah Haskell

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Great views and huts. Many combinations of tramps.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Richard Broughton

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Great 9km walk, beautiful views over Lake Rotoiti.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Dean Forrest

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Up to the top in an hour. Great views for 3-4 hours from the above tree line ridge.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Stephan Imartina

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful, not so many people, good condition.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Ines O'Sullivan

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful. The lake is gorgeous. Bit tough but worth it. Some really nice huts along the way.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009