Hawea River Track (Hawea to Albert...

Hawea River Track (Hawea to Albert Town)


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Ranking: 8/10

Really enjoyed this walk which is about 12 km's one way. The track starts by crossing the suspension bridge in Albert town which also unfortunately is the site of a very ugly camp ground. The track is a nice gentle trail that mostly follows the river with views to the distant peaks. It eventually comes out at Lake Hawea where we enjoyed an excellent coffee & lake views from the local hotel before starting the return walk.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Gena Bond

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely river to paddle. Beautiful blue water.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Anais Touri


Ranking: 8/10

Wonderful landscape, really hard track, amazing view of the lakes.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Kiernan Matthew

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

After the bridge there is a picnic/camp site set aside the river where you can swim in the brilliant blue but cold river. Refreshing on a hot day but mind the currents.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014