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Hooker Valley Track

Hooker Valley Road, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-435 1186
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Gorgeous!

More people than most hikes in New Zealand but that’s probably because a.) the trail is very easy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lane B
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Hooker valley track walk

Really really recommend! Easy walk, we did it in like 3hours. There wasn't any snow on the track... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
hamorris
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hooker Valley Road, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

More people than most hikes in New Zealand but that’s probably because a.) the trail is very easy and well maintained and b.) the end of the trail is spectacular. Longer hike for some, but mostly flat, so a lot of people that can’t do...More

Thank Lane B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really really recommend! Easy walk, we did it in like 3hours. There wasn't any snow on the track when we went so no need for hiking boots. Just good comfy shoes and bring water and snacks. Recommend doing on a clear day to see the...More

Thank hamorris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had an absolutely excellent time doing this walk - the scenery is incredible and the walk itself was not too tough. It's one of the highlights of my three-week holiday in New Zealand. We had to battle some strong winds and a bit of...More

Thank JSmart353
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This track was very easy and flat to walk on, and I can’t explain the reward of the scenery you get at the end!!! One of the best tracks here in NZ :)

Thank Joyceeeeeeeeey
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best easy walks in NZ, a must do. The track is very well formed and maintained, and its an easy walk. It does take a good couple of hours at least to get to the lake and return so make sure you...More

Thank michelleryan2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our favorite hikes during our New Zealand trip. We started early to avoid crowds and the weather was misty and chilly. By the end of the hike the sun was out and the mist had stopped. It is a busy track...More

Thank Heatherdave2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake is only a beautiful end to a beautiful trail... The views on the different mounts and glaciers are absolutely stunning...

Thank benthetraveler2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The track was busy with lots of walkers. It is an easily accessible track, close to Mt Cook village. The track is wide and well maintained, with a few sections of steps. In good weather the walk would be easy to complete with beautiful views....More

Thank yatesy82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hooker Valley Track is a 'must do', pure delight from start to finish ... The path is not that difficult, the views are spectacular. The track offers lots of beautiful panoramas on Mount Cook and Mount Sefton ! You have to pass 3 bridges...More

Thank Guy9120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This walk is fairly flat most of the way and takes about three hours from the campground/ four hours from Mt. Cook Village. The last half of the track is dominated by the view of Mount Cook, and the final stop by the Hooker Lake...More

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Abhijit P
5 November 2017|
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Response from Kelly T | Reviewed this property |
My cook village, Twizel or Tekapo...
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OCWanderer
19 September 2017|
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Response from WeAre_TheWorld1314 | Reviewed this property |
there might be some deer and rabbit walking around but safe for walking alone
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Afida Liyana Y
21 August 2017|
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Response from George N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the track isn't challenging but I don't recommend the stroller as you will probably be carrying it more than using due to the track not being stroller friendly.
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