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Benmore Peninsula Track Loop

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Benmore Peninsula

Benmore Peninsula Track Loop is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Otematata, Canterbury, New Zealand that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

Distance: 2.4 miles Elevation Gain: 577 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

walking

forest

lake

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Short walk that gives magnificent views over the Benmore Dam. The trail takes you through pines most of the way.

walking
15 days ago

Outstanding Views

hiking
20 days ago

Lots of uphill but the views were definitely worth it!! We went counter clockwise... I wonder if it’s easier going clockwise (more gentle switchbacks)... Nice view of lakes and Aoraki at the top!

Nice view.

hiking
2 months ago

Amazing views at the top. Totally unexpected. Trail was pretty empty too.

4 months ago

What an absolute hidden gem! Stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lake Benmore plus the dam. Really easy to hike up. Spent at least an hour on the peak to take photos and enjoy the amazing view. Even at sunny and windless days sparsely trafficked!

hiking
8 months ago

Amazing walk with amazing views at the top. You can see Mt Cook/Aoraki in the distance on a clear day. Great for kids who love to adventure.

Fri Sep 21 2018

lots of uphill on the way to the viewpoint. but totally worth it.

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19 days ago

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hiking
1 month ago

recorded Benmore Peninsula Track Loop

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9 months ago

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Tue Feb 12 2019

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Fri Feb 01 2019

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Tue Mar 13 2018