Mount John Walkway is a 8.2 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Twizel, Canterbury, New Zealand that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 8.2 km Elevation Gain: 377 m Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

bird watching

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

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12 days ago

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2 months ago

The way up was roped off, but I went anyway and quickly found slippery packed snow and ice on the climb up. The Loop at the top and the walk down along the lake have some incredible views. It's a pretty quick hike with lots to take in, just be careful on the ice and the muddy, slippery spots.

Good track easy to follow. The top by the observeratory is very touristy full of people that have driven up.

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5 months ago

Easy, short hike with an observatory and a cafe at the top

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5 months ago

Really nice walk, reasonably steep throughout but a pretty short walk. great views at the top with a cafe as well

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5 months ago

Nice little evening hike (1.5 hours) going counter clockwise. Beautiful views of the lake and barely anyone else on the trail. Great way to leave the crowds of the town behind.

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6 months ago

Such a great hike! We were a bit disappointed about the huge amount of people on the top, that drove up there... But other than that awesome. Spectacular views not only on the top, also walking down and alongside the lake.

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6 months ago

Beautiful trail with a breathtaking view

6 months ago

Beautiful view when the weather is good, already made it twice

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8 months ago

Amazing views. Would recommend doing the loop clockwise for the views and an easy descent as the return. Definitely broke a sweat on the way up. The cafe has delicious and affordable food options, it’s a good pit stop for food/water/toliets.

8 months ago

Amazing hike with picturesque views of the turquoise blue lake. Would recommend going clockwise to get the best view. Definitely do the entire loop and don’t just turn around at the cafe.

8 months ago

had a spare 3 hours weather great awesome walk

9 months ago

Awesome panoramic view of Lake Tekapo and the surrounding area. Well maintained and diverse plant life along the way. Steep and it was super windy for us at the top!

Thursday, February 22, 2018

I'm not sure why this is rated as easy... it's quite steep but the views are worth it.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

great walk. nice view. start by the lake shore !

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